Kalen Stanton

Partner, Consulting

Kalen Stanton is a Managing Director leading healthcare partnerships and solutions at Root Inc. Kalen is an experienced change and strategic transformation leader in healthcare environments such as academic medicine, multispecialty medical groups, accountable care organizations, and retail health, with special focus on care model innovation, patient access, experience design, population health management, and electronic health record optimization.

Kalen received his Master of Business Administration from Vanderbilt University’s Owen Graduate School of Management and his undergraduate degree from Furman University. He is a Board Director for an international not-for-profit called Global Connections that provides health and education for underserved people in East Africa. His passion is unlocking human potential at the intentional intersection of leaders and their teams.

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Posts By Kalen Stanton

meaningful end-of-life conversations


In this session, we are joined by Dr. Michael Wilson of the Mayo Clinic. Dr. Wilson studies the end-of-life experience of care in the ICU and has augmented his focus in response to the unique needs and circumstances that have been brought to light by COVID-19.

Patient Experience Lexicon in the New Normal: How Would You Like Your T(ea)?

Since people can “shop” for health care just as they scroll the internet researching their next car purchase, it’s clear that patients are now customers.


Our health industry expert and managing director, Kalen Stanton, and Vanderbilt Health leaders Dr. Paul Sternberg, Chief Medical Officer and Brian Carlson, Senior Director of Patient Experience, share insight on how to inspire and engage clinical teams to deliver personalized patient care.

Your Next Great Leadership Story

Leaders need to tell stories because facts tell, and stories sell. Stories create connections. I feel like everyone does have a good story to tell; they just always don't know how to organize their facts in a compelling way.

Why Your Data Story Is Really About Trust

Our latest In Light of Change podcast features change leaders Dr. Alison Tothy and Eric Passon discussing the power of marrying data with storytelling.

What’s the Purpose? Navigating the Uncertainty of Change

If we don’t have that clarity of purpose and direction from the why standpoint, then how much harder is it to envision what our desired future state?

More deeply rooted thinking

Employee Engagement
Employee Engagement