Huron Consulting Group Adds Healthcare Restructuring & Turnaround
CHICAGO, Jan 20, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --
Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ: HURN), a leading provider of business consulting services, today announced that Dawn M. Gideon has rejoined the Company as a managing director in the Restructuring & Turnaround practice focused on the healthcare industry.
"We expect our Restructuring & Turnaround practice to see continued activity among multiple industries within the middle market. In particular, the healthcare industry is going through fundamental change from a fiscal and regulatory perspective," said James H. Roth, chief executive officer, Huron Consulting Group. "Our clients will benefit from Dawn's expertise and we are pleased to welcome her back to Huron."
Gideonhas more than 25 years of experience in restructuring and turnaround, operations management, strategic planning and transactions at healthcare organizations. She assists organizations in the development and execution of turnaround and restructuring plans within and outside of bankruptcy. She has served as both a court-appointed manager and interim chief executive officer of hospitals and health systems moving through management transition. Gideon rejoins Huron from West Penn Allegheny Health System where she served as executive vice president and chief of hospital operations. Prior to West Penn, Gideon was a managing director at Huron and a managing principal at Transition Management Group, serving in interim executive roles at hospitals and health systems.
At Huron, she will be focused on healthcare organizational restructuring, assisting distressed hospital and health system clients as well as creditor constituencies and other stakeholders in operational and financial restructuring.
About Huron Consulting Group
Huron Consulting Group helps clients in diverse industries improve performance, comply with complex regulations, reduce costs, recover from distress, leverage technology, and stimulate growth. The Company teams with its clients to deliver sustainable and measurable results. Huron provides services to a wide variety of both financially sound and distressed organizations, including healthcare organizations, Fortune 500 companies, leading academic institutions, medium-sized businesses, and the law firms that represent these various organizations. Learn more at www.huronconsultinggroup.com.
SOURCE: Huron Consulting Group
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