Blake Seitz

Vice President, Strategy​

Ovation Healthcare

Blake brings nearly 20 years of healthcare experience to Ovation Healthcare. He has led initiatives both as a consultant and internal health system leader to accomplish enterprise-wide, facility specific, and service line strategic planning, mergers and acquisitions, affiliations, partnership development and implementation, capital project prioritization, ambulatory planning, hospital-physician alignment, physician network planning, and community health needs assessments for a variety of hospitals and healthcare organizations. His analytical background is key to developing data-driven solutions to meet the unique needs of clients.

Areas of Expertise

  • Strategy
  • Strategic Affiliation
  • Network Development
  • Acquisitions
  • Business Development
  • Ambulatory Planning
  • Strategic Marketing
  • Data Analysis
  • Project Management
  • Process Improvement

Previous Experience

  • Associate Director, Strategy and Innovation
  • Director, Strategy
    Sentara Healthcare
  • Manager, Strategy and Marketing
    QHR Health
  • Client Services Manager, Planning/Marketing
    Truven Health
  • Manager, Business Development University of Virginia Medical Center
    Planning Advisor
  • Carilion Clinic
    Senior Workforce Analyst UnitedHealth Group


  • MBA
    Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA
  • BBA
    Roanoke College, Salem, VA