David K. Babcock


Managing Senior Partner

David Babcock is a Managing Senior Partner at SP Consulting who brings over 25 years of experience as a healthcare and business executive in successfully achieving profitable growth and sustainable development for a range of healthcare organizations and private practices.

Based on a growing trend observed through his work, Mr. Babcock founded The Ambio Group in 1999 with the purpose of meeting the inter-connected needs of both healthcare organizations and physicians. Over the last 13 years, The Ambio Group has built a solid track record of successfully strengthening relationships between institutions and providers, as well as working with each to identify new approaches that create organizational efficiencies and meet marketplace demands. Clients include academic teaching hospitals, individual community-based hospitals and large multihospital health systems, such as Advocate Health Care, the largest hospital system in Chicago-land. The Ambio Group also advises physicians on all aspects of private practice operations with knowledge of medical specialties spanning from primary care to sub-specialty to surgical to integrative physician practices.

Among other entrepreneurial business ventures, Mr. Babcock has developed numerous healthcare-focused businesses, and led the creation of one of the first physician/hospital MSO cooperatives and the first PHO in the western suburbs of Chicago.

David received his Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing, Business and Hospital Administration at Andrews University.

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