Wellspring+Stockamp, Huron Healthcare Announces Healthcare Reform Briefing Series
Thought Leadership Series Addresses Key Healthcare Reform Initiatives and Implications for Hospitals and Health Systems
CHICAGO, Sep 21, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ: HURN), a leading provider of business consulting services, today announced that Wellspring+Stockamp, Huron Healthcare has launched a healthcare reform briefing series that provides hospitals and health systems with insights for success in the emerging landscape of healthcare reform.
"Our clients are analyzing and adjusting as healthcare reform mandates begin to take shape. This thought leadership series is designed to support healthcare executives in their efforts to plan for the future under reform," said Gordon Mountford, vice president, Healthcare Operational Consulting.
"Healthcare reform will forever alter the landscape of medical care in the U.S.," said West Johnson, vice president, Healthcare Revenue Consulting. "To survive under reform, hospitals must improve quality while increasing cost effectiveness. We're pleased to share our collective ideas and opinions about the best paths for moving toward achieving those goals."
Wellspring+Stockamp, Huron Healthcare experts bring decades of real world experience helping hospitals improve performance. Executives Gordon Mountford, West Johnson, George Whetsell, Ken Saitow, and others across the Company's healthcare solution offerings provide unique perspectives on reform based on their expertise, which encompasses clinical, revenue, patient flow, compliance, labor and non-labor aspects of the healthcare industry.
Each briefing analyzes a specific issue stemming from individual reform mandates, and explains how it will affect healthcare organizations and what steps should be taken to prepare for the changes. The first three pieces in the series have already been released with the remaining pieces to be available in the coming weeks.
The full series is available at http://www.huronconsultinggroup.com/category.aspx?categoryId=2366
About Wellspring+Stockamp, Huron Healthcare
Wellspring+Stockamp, Huron Healthcare, which is led jointly by Gordon Mountford and West Johnson, partners with clients to provide comprehensive performance improvement solutions that improve quality, increase revenue, reduce expenses, and increase physician, patient, and employee satisfaction across the healthcare enterprise. Clients include national and regional integrated healthcare systems, leading academic medical centers, community hospitals and physician practices. Wellspring+Stockamp resides in Huron Consulting Group's Health and Education Consulting segment. This segment accounted for nearly 60% of Huron's revenues for the full year 2009. Modern Healthcare ranked Huron Healthcare third on its 2010 list of the top 15 largest healthcare management consulting firms.
About Huron Consulting Group
Huron Consulting Group helps clients in diverse industries improve performance, comply with complex regulations, resolve disputes, 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 leading academic institutions, healthcare organizations, Fortune 500 companies, medium-sized businesses, and the law firms that represent these various organizations. Learn more at http://www.huronconsultinggroup.com.
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