Michael A. Counte, PhD
Professor of Health Management & Policy; Director, Executive Master of Health Administration (EMHA)
Research Interests: Performance Improvement in Healthcare Organizations, Measurement of Healthcare Organizational Performance
Teaching Interests: Strategic Management, Quality Improvement in Healthcare Organizations
Education History: PhD, Organizational Behavior and Health Services Research, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
SLU faculty since: 1994
Michael Counte, PhD is a Professor in the Department of Health Management & Policy. He has been on the faculty of the Department of Health Management & Policy since August 1994. Previously (1975-1994) he served as the Assistant Chairman of the Department of Health Systems Management and Associate Director of the Center for Health Management Studies within Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center in Chicago.
Since completing his graduate work in organizational behavior and health services research at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign, Dr. Counte has been extensively involved in the design of multi-disciplinary programs within public health, medical and health services management programs. His primary research interests focus upon evaluating the diffusion and impacts of large-scale organizational change (especially the implementation of comprehensive management information systems and quality management initiatives). He has co-authored several professional texts and over sixty refereed research articles and chapters.