Huron Recognizes Individuals Who Represent What’s Right in Health Care®

August 15, 2019

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 15, 2019-- Global professional services firm Huron (NASDAQ: HURN) today announced Mike Raasch has received the 2019 Quint Studer Difference Maker Award, and Tom Bowman, Scott Cantley, Marc LeBoutillier and Steve Tenhouse will be inducted into the 2019 Fire Starter Hall of Fame.

Mr. Raasch, a maintenance mechanic from the Pender Community Hospital District, was recognized as a difference maker for his positive impact in ensuring Pender Community Hospital District patients and staff have a clean and safe environment to receive and provide care.

“Mike exemplifies what it means to be a frontline difference maker,” said Debbie Ritchie, president of Huron’s Studer Group business. “He continues to selflessly prioritize patient and staff needs so the Pender Community Hospital District can provide patients with the best possible care. I congratulate him on this well-deserved recognition.”

The Quint Studer Difference Maker Award honors individuals that embody the personal and professional values that are making a difference in the healthcare industry. Individuals from across the industry were encouraged to nominate a peer or colleague at any level and in any department of their healthcare organization.

Additionally, the 2019 Fire Starter Hall of Fame award recipients were announced and include:

  • Tom Bowman, CEO, Community Health Care, Davenport, Iowa
  • Scott Cantley, CEO, Memorial Health System, Marietta, Ohio
  • Marc LeBoutillier, Director General and CEO, Hospital General de Hawkesbury et District, Hawkesbury, Ontario, Canada
  • Steve Tenhouse, CEO, Kirby Medical Center, Monticello, Illinois

“These dedicated individuals are transforming the healthcare industry,” said Ritchie. “They continue to position their organizations for performance excellence, and we congratulate them on this honor.”

These individuals were inducted into the Fire Starter Hall of Fame at the 17th annual What’s Right in Health Care® conference, Aug. 13-15, 2019, in Dallas, Texas. The Fire Starter Hall of Fame recognizes leaders that make an impact on their organizations by navigating challenging environments and identifying innovative solutions to thrive now and in the future. More than 60 healthcare leaders have been inducted into the Fire Starter Hall of Fame since 2004.


Huron is a global consultancy that helps our clients drive growth, enhance performance and sustain leadership in the markets they serve. We partner with them to develop strategies and implement solutions that enable the transformative change our clients need to own their future. Huron’s Studer Group business partners with healthcare organizations to implement effective strategies for advanced leadership, talent acquisition and cultural development. Learn more at

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