Huron Consulting Group Bolsters Huron Healthcare with Strategy and Supply
CHICAGO -- January 24, 2013
Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ: HURN), a leading provider of business
consulting services, today announced that Jim Agnew and Jeffrey McLaren have
joined the Company as managing directors in its Huron Healthcare practice.
“As the healthcare industry continues to rapidly evolve, the need for
providers to develop new approaches to care delivery, cost structures and
performance improvement is clear,” said Gordon Mountford, executive vice
president, Huron Healthcare.“We are pleased to welcome Jim to the Huron
Healthcare team and excited to have Jeff back on board. Our clients will
benefit from their deep industry knowledge to help hospitals, health systems
and academic medical centers thrive in the ever changing healthcare
Agnew has more than 30 years of executive leadership and advisory services
experience working within hospital operations. Agnew joins Huron Healthcare
from Navigant Consulting where he served as a managing director in the
healthcare practice. At Huron Healthcare, he will focus on strategy and
advisory services. During his career, Agnew has assisted hospital leadership
and governing boards engaged in mergers and acquisitions, post-merger and
network integration, and growth strategies.
McLaren has more than 20 years of strategic sourcing, strategy, cost reduction
and process improvement experience working with hospital, health system, and
academic medical center clients. He rejoins Huron Healthcare from VHA Inc.,
where he served as senior vice president for national supply chain services.
At Huron Healthcare, McLaren will assist clients in developing their future
supply chain strategies and in reducing non-labor expenses including supplies,
pharmaceuticals and purchased services.
About Huron Healthcare
Huron Healthcare 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. Modern Healthcare ranked Huron Healthcare third on its
2012 list of the largest healthcare management consulting firms. Learn more at
www.huronconsultinggroup.com/healthcare or follow us on Twitter: @Huron.
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
Huron Consulting Group
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