J Pegues’ expertise includes health system expansion, governance,
Medicare-Medicaid, health plan development and deployment
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 30, 2017--
Global professional services firm Huron (NASDAQ: HURN) today announced
that J Pegues has joined the firm’s healthcare practice as managing
director. Pegues will work with healthcare leaders to help transform
their organizations through the design and implementation of new
organizational structures, delivery systems and innovative care models
to improve patient access, quality of care and profitability.
“Today’s healthcare executive is responsible for setting the strategic
direction of their organization and identifying opportunities for future
growth, all while facing significant economic and regulatory pressures,
non-traditional competitors and a market that continues to evolve to
value-based care models and a more consumer-based approach,” said Ted
Schwab, managing director, Huron’s healthcare business. “J’s successful
track record of leading healthcare organizations and academic medical
centers through significant change will help our clients tackle their
most pressing problems.”
Pegues has extensive strategy, business development and leadership
experience with organizations such as Aetna, Coventry Health Care, CIGNA
and Humana. He most recently served as vice chancellor, chief operating
and administrative officer at Louisiana State University, where he was
responsible for all vision, strategy, planning, execution, operations
and financial performance of the university’s Health Sciences Center.
Pegues began his career in management consulting specializing in
troubled company and Chapter 11 bankruptcy turnarounds.
Huron is a global professional services firm committed to achieving
sustainable results in partnership with its clients. The company brings
depth of expertise in strategy, technology, operations, advisory
services and analytics to drive lasting and measurable results in the
healthcare, higher education, life sciences and commercial sectors.
Through focus, passion and collaboration, Huron provides guidance to
support organizations as they contend with the change transforming their
industries and businesses. Learn more at www.huronconsultinggroup.com.
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