Novia Solutions is a nationwide agency specializing in interim management services exclusively to healthcare organizations. Our services address the organizational needs created by the exit of mid-high level leaders: Managers, Directors, and Executives.
Nancy Lakier, a nationally respected authority in consulting for the healthcare industry, recognized the critical need for leadership in hospitals and has specifically founded Novia Solutions to reliably fulfill critical interim positions with competent interim management leaders.
Nancy Lakier has 30 years of experience in hospital operations, leadership and consultation. She is recognized for her expertise in leadership both within hospital administration and in professional organizations. Nancy has frequently received recognition for her ability to identify leadership skills in others and in mentoring others.
Nancy’s areas of operational expertise is in health care operations and leadership, clinical and operational redesign, quality and financial improvement and system integration. In 1995, she founded InnoVia Health, a healthcare consulting organization of clinical and operations experts providing strategies to advance clinical practice and reduce the cost of delivering care. She later merged her consulting company with Sullivan and Associates to create Novia Strategies (formerly Sullivan Lakier Group), an organization providing operational and productivity consulting services to hospitals. Novia Strategies is a sister company to Novia Solutions.
Prior to founding her consulting organizations, Nancy was the Associate Administrator for Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla, CA., and Operations Strategist for ScrippsHealth. Prior to joining Scripps, Nancy held executive leadership positions at San Bernardino Community Hospital in California; Fort Hamilton-Hughes Memorial Hospital in Hamilton (Cincinnati), Ohio; and Children’s Memorial Hospital in Omaha, Nebraska.