Huron Consulting Group Adds Hospital Performance Improvement Experts
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 2, 2008--Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ: HURN), a leading provider of financial and operational consulting services, today announced the addition of Bradley Fetters and Donna Verret to the Company's Health and Education Consulting practice focused on overall organizational performance improvement at hospitals.
"Hospitals and health systems are being affected by the tightening credit market and are facing access to capital challenges as a result of the financial crisis. This is on top of the normal pressures hospital management teams and boards face on a daily basis," said Gary E. Holdren, chairman and chief executive officer, Huron Consulting Group. "Bradley and Donna will help advise our hospital clients on overall organizational improvement to help them navigate the choppy waters of this economy."
Fetters is an expert in hospital and healthcare operational management and turnaround situations. Prior to joining Huron, Fetters was the senior director of Performance Management and Innovation at Tenet Healthcare focused on improving operational and financial performance across a 55 hospital system. Previously, Fetters was the vice president of Consulting and Services at Cardinal Healthcare where he addressed the operational and clinical strategic needs of the hospital. Fetters will be based in Dallas.
Verret has more than 25 years of turnaround, reengineering and patient care redesign experience. Prior to this appointment, Verret was serving as a consultant to the Company's Healthcare practice focused on project oversight and client relationship management. Previously, she was the senior vice president for Business Transformation at PacifiCare Health Systems where she worked on the overall operational performance of the organization. Verret will be based in Houston.
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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