BYU Healthcare Industry Network Conference
Natalie Lamberton, MBA/MHA, FACHE, is currently the Chief Executive Officer for Talas Harbor Healthcare, a healthcare management company with acute, post-acute, and behavioral health facilities. Previously, she was the CEO for New Health Services Pain Treatment Centers, headquartered in Denver, Colorado. Prior to this, she was the COO for Jackson North Medical Center, in Miami, FL as well as CEO of Regency Hospital of Fort Worth. As CEO, Natalie was commissioned to oversee a 190 million dollar construction project for a new hospital for the Presbyterian Health System in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Early in her career, she served as the Director of Retail Services for the Poudre Valley Health System where she designed, developed, and implemented the corporate strategic plan for this new division in the system. Prior to this, she was the first post-graduate Administrative Fellow for the Poudre Valley Health System.
Natalie was honored as one of South Florida’s Most Powerful and Influential Black Professionals in Business for 2016. She is the recipient of the 2013 American College of Healthcare Executives Distinguished Service Award and the 2009 American College of Healthcare Executives Regent’s Early Careerist Award. She is a Fellow of the College and a faculty member for the American College of Healthcare Executives and teaches at the national annual Congress. In March 2018, the second edition of Natalie’s first book, The Emerging Healthcare Leader: A Field Guide, was released by Health Administration Press.
Natalie graduated from the University of New Mexico cum laude with a Bachelor’s Degree in molecular biology and U.S. History. While there, she ran track and field on a full-ride division I scholarship for the Lobos. She holds a master’s degree in business and health administration and was awarded the distinguished University of Colorado Hoffman-Binger Graduate Presidential Scholarship. A former teacher, she taught science and history at the middle school and high school levels, and was a freshman biology instructor at the Community College of Denver.