Huron Consulting Group Adds Healthcare Information Technology Experts
“Information technology impacts all facets of hospital and health system operations. Offering healthcare information technology consulting services and solutions is a natural extension of our health and education business,” said Gary E. Holdren, chairman and chief executive officer, Huron Consulting Group. “Scott and John’s expertise in providing innovative healthcare information technology consulting and program management solutions that focus on clinical, operational, and financial performance improvement will be a tremendous asset to our hospital, health system and academic medical center clients.”
Kolesar has vast experience providing innovative information technology consulting and program management solutions to healthcare provider organizations. With nearly 25 years of experience, he has held leadership positions with preeminent healthcare provider consulting and vendor organizations such as Cap Gemini Ernst & Young, Ernst & Young LLP, and Deloitte Consulting. Kolesar comes to Huron from Electronic Data Systems where he served as vice president and global healthcare provider industry practice leader. He will be based out of Huron’s Chicago office.
Kavka is an expert in information systems covering a broad range of leadership, management, planning, operations and systems integration activities focused on the healthcare industry. Kavka comes to Huron from Cap Gemini Ernst & Young where he served as vice president and national healthcare information technology practice leader. Kavka was also a former Price Waterhouse (now PricewaterhouseCoopers) management consulting services partner. With more than 30 years of experience, he has directed large-scale information systems transformation programs for multi-entity regional health provider clients. Kavka will be based out of Huron’s Chicago office.
About Huron Consulting Group
Huron Consulting Group helps clients effectively address complex challenges that arise in litigation, disputes, investigations, regulatory compliance, procurement, financial distress, and other sources of significant conflict or change. The Company also helps clients deliver superior customer and capital market performance through integrated strategic, operational, and organizational change. Huron provides services to a wide variety of both financially sound and distressed organizations, including Fortune 500 companies, medium-sized businesses, leading academic institutions, healthcare organizations, and the law firms that represent these various organizations. Learn more at www.huronconsultinggroup.com.
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