Terence D. "Terry" Anderson joined UMMC in 2016 to develop and lead services aimed at supporting the institution’s leaders in planning and executing key strategic initiatives. His current areas of responsibility include Business Process Improvement and Project Management, Financial Decision Support, Planning Analytics, Strategic Business Partners, and most recently the Strategic Planning Office. Terry brings almost four decades of health care experience to this role, including extensive experience in planning, finance, quality, service excellence, operations, and analytics. He has held leadership roles in a wide variety of health care settings, including academic medical centers, children’s hospitals, and multi-physician practices/clinics.
Prior to joining UMMC, Terry worked for eight years at Emory University Health System in Atlanta where he was the senior non-clinical leader in the Emory Office of Quality during its journey to national prominence among academic medical centers in the UHC (now Vizient) Quality and Accountability Scorecard, leading quality improvement and analytics functions and serving as faculty in its Quality Academy.
Earlier in his career, Terry served as corporate director of decision support, financial planning, and operations improvement for Stanford Health Services (hospitals plus faculty practice group), and has also held similar roles for Scottish Rite Children’s Hospital in Atlanta, Northeast Georgia Medical Center, and Baptist Health Services in Pensacola. He built and led the national health care decision support consulting practice for PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he led major projects for a number of organizations including UAB, Thomas Jefferson University, Georgetown University, and Mayo Clinic. He has also served as a regional coach for Studer Group, where he advised more than 20 hospitals across the southeastern United States in enhancing culture and process to improve patient, employee, and physician satisfaction. Terry received his undergraduate training in health systems from the Georgia Institute of Technology, with graduate work in business administration at the University of West Florida. He lives in Jackson, and has four children, including a daughter at Ole Miss and three sons living in Georgia.