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Patrick Finn

Senior PartnerDetroit

Supports healthcare organizations—particularly payors—on strategic planning for reform, operations, risk management, organization, and new business growth

Patrick is a leader within the firm’s Healthcare Practice, where he serves management teams on a broad range of projects, including corporate and business-unit strategy, go-to-market strategy, risk management, organization, and operations. Additionally, he sponsors the development of analytics to improve the commercial performance for private payors and actuarial.

Patrick is also active in the Michigan community, where he has led pro bono efforts focused on economic development and serves on multiple advisory boards associated with the University of Michigan.

Examples of Patrick’s recent work include the following:

  • developing a customer-experience transformation program for a large managed-care organization
  • driving a multilever commercial transformation program to dramatically increase membership and margin for a large managed-care organization
  • standing up an adjacencies business to both diversify margin and realize scale benefits in the core business of a managed-care organization

Published Work

Innovating employee health: Time to break the mold?,” McKinsey & Company, September 2021

In conversation: Managing in extreme uncertainty,” McKinsey & Company, June 2021

When nothing is normal: Managing in extreme uncertainty,” McKinsey & Company, November 2020

Understanding the hidden costs of COVID-19’s potential impact on US healthcare,” McKinsey & Company, September 2020

Demystifying modeling: How quantitative models can—and can’t—explain the world,” McKinsey & Company, June 2020

Critical care capacity: The number to watch during the battle of COVID-19,” McKinsey & Company, March 2020

Potential impact of individual market reforms,” McKinsey & Company, February 2017

Global private payors: A trillion-euro growth industry,” McKinsey & Company, December 2016

The emerging story on new entrants to the individual health insurance exchanges,” McKinsey & Company, September 2015


University of Michigan
PhD, engineering
MS, engineering
BS, engineering