Gary Auton, Healthcare Consultant

Gary M. Auton

Senior Director

Gary Auton has over 25 years of experience in providing strategic and operational advisory services to hospitals, health plans, physician practices, employer health coalitions, and state and federal agencies. His clients have included over 120 hospital systems in the United States and abroad. A frequent speaker at industry conferences, he was a featured writer for Competitive Edge magazine and served on the board of examiners for the National Institute of Science and Technology’s Baldridge National Quality Program.


  • Senior Director, iVantage Health Analytics/Galloway Consulting
  • Author, “18 Levers for High Impact Performance Improvement”, 2018, Healthcare Administration Press
  • Managing Director, AUTON Consulting
  • Vice President, MORPACE International
  • Senior Consultant, Towers Perrin (now Towers Watson)
  • Senior Consultant, Mercer Management Consulting
  • Regional Director, Premier (formerly SunHealth Alliance)


  • Master of Business Administration, Georgia State University
  • Bachelor of Science in Health Systems, Georgia Institute of Technology