Jan. 3, 2013
/PRNewswire/ -- Pershing Yoakley & Associates, a national leader in healthcare consulting, has announced the opening of its
PYA, ranked by Modern Healthcare as the nation's 11th largest privately owned healthcare consulting firm, also has offices in
"We have an increasing number of clients in the Midwest and West," PYA President
said. "As we looked to expand our geographic footprint, we began by first finding the right professionals."
"As a result of that search, we are pleased to welcome to PYA three nationally known consultants from the
area that will be based in our new office. With their leadership and an office in the region, we can better serve our growing client base in those areas."
, formerly of
Spencer Fane Britt
and Browne, have joined PYA's healthcare consulting staff.
"Jeff, Martie and Chris bring many years of healthcare consulting and regulatory experience to our firm," said Pershing. "In addition to supporting PYA's Healthcare Advisory Services consulting division, they will also help PYA realize a long-standing goal of creating a new public policy service line for the firm."
Ellis, who earned a Doctor of Jurisprudence from
, specializes in physician-hospital alignment strategies, healthcare technology solutions, and regulatory compliance.
Ross works in the areas of regulatory compliance, Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement, and health network implementation. She holds a Doctor of Jurisprudence degree from the
University of Kansas
Wilson earned a Master of Public Health from
and a Doctor of Jurisprudence from the
University of Colorado
, assists clients with clinical integration initiatives, public policy projects, mergers and acquisitions, and governance strategies. He previously was with the Advisory Board Company, a publicly traded healthcare consulting and research firm.
Pershing Yoakley & Associates
was founded in 1983 as a healthcare consulting and accounting firm committed to exceptional client service and strong community involvement. It has approximately 180 staff members and more than 2,200 clients in the U.S. and the
. PYA is nationally known for its expertise in healthcare consulting, valuation services, accounting, and litigation support.
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