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Ian F. MacDonald, MBA, MHA

Languages spoken: English

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Departments: Pharmacotherapy - Adjunct Instructor

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Ian Macdonald, MBA, MHA, serves as the Senior Finance Director for Huntsman Mental Health Institute with responsibility for both facility and professional finances. Macdonald oversees the business office, payroll, budgeting, accounting, operational and capital financial planning, analytics, and revenue cycle functions for the institute.

In this role, he works closely with the Department of Psychiatry, Huntsman Mental Health Foundation, and Huntsman group to ensure strategic alignment between the entities. He uses data to articulate and communicate the unique challenges facing mental health, as well as leading efforts in combined reporting of both facility and professional billing types.

Macdonald has worked at the University of Utah Health in corporate finance, pharmacy finance and analytics, and mental health finance and analytics roles. He instructs undergraduate healthcare finance at Weber State University as an adjunct instructor, as well for the University of Utah College of Pharmacy Master’s program as an adjunct instructor. Both of his Master’s degrees were earned from Weber State University.