Ginger Pilgrim and Connie Yang

Ginger_Pilgrim.jpgGinger is a Principal in the Health Industries Advisory practice of PwC based in Memphis, Tennessee; she joined the firm in 2004 and is focused on strategic transformation and operational performance improvement in the Healthcare Provider space. She leads PwC's Provider Supply Chain Operations efforts. She has over 25 years of experience in healthcare, including public accounting (auditing and consulting) as well as more than 10 years within the finance division at a major academic medical center.  She brings extensive experience leading transformative and operational efficiency engagements with large health systems and academic medical centers.  She has led efforts to achieve operational efficiencies, rationalize service levels and transform delivery of administrative and support services at large health systems and academic medical centers. Her experience includes large scale project management, operations and process improvement, systems implementation project support, and strategy development. Additionally, she has contributed to the development of industry thought leadership through reporting on clinical workforce issues through PwC's Health Research Institute as well as helping to shape innovative thinking around the business imperative to address health and social disparities.  

Ginger holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She is a graduate of Leadership Memphis, a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Healthcare Financial Management Association.


Connie_Yang.jpgConnie Yang is a Director at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and serves as a leader in PwC's Health Industries Advisory practice.  With more than 15 years of experience, Connie collaborates with leaders of healthcare provider organizations to build differentiating capabilities and align their cost structure, culture, and organization to their strategy to enable profitable growth.  She assists academic medical centers, integrated delivery networks, and large healthcare systems with driving transformational change and achieving sustainable improvement to advance their strategic, financial, and operational position.

As part of her transformation efforts, Connie is committed to addressing the social determinants of health — the physical environment, health behaviors, and socioeconomic conditions, which have a significant impact on a person's health and the cost of care.  She has collaborated with organizations on developing strategies to invest in more impactful initiatives to improve the health and well-being of their communities.

Connie received her bachelor’s from the University of Michigan and a master’s in Health Policy and Management from New York University.