Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ: HURN), a leading provider of business consulting services, today announced that Tracey Mayberry and Kevin Smith have joined the Company as managing directors in its Huron Healthcare practice. “CEOs of hospitals and health systems are facing enormous economic complexities and new mandates from healthcare reform,” said Gordon Mountford, executive vice president, Huron Healthcare. “They are making investments in the future of their organizations, while balancing scarce resources to deliver quality care today. Revenue cycle and IT – the areas of Kevin’s and Tracey’s expertise – are both substantial areas where organizations are looking to enhance results through cost savings and performance improvement opportunities. We are confident their experience will be a direct fit to meet our clients’ growing needs, and we are pleased to welcome them to the Huron Healthcare team.” Mayberry has more than 30 years of healthcare industry management and consulting experience in the provider market. He joins the Company from Computer Science Corporation (CSC) where he led the Healthcare Advisory Services Practice in service delivery, development of services, and sales support. At Huron Healthcare, Mayberry will provide hospital and health system clients with IT consulting services to support an integrated approach to assessment and performance improvement offerings including the implementation and optimization of their current IT systems to aid sustainable cost savings. Smith has more than 25 years of experience leading provider and physician healthcare consulting engagements and developing solutions for premier integrated health systems, academic medical centers, and large physician practices. He rejoins Huron Healthcare from MedeAnalytics where he served as a senior vice president. At Huron Healthcare, Smith will focus on revenue cycle transformation initiatives and projects that redesign the billing and collection processes to generate measurable, sustainable cash flow and income statement improvement for leading hospitals and health systems across the country. About Huron Healthcare Huron Healthcare is the premier provider of performance improvement and clinical transformation solutions for hospitals and health systems. By partnering with clients, Huron delivers strategy and solutions that improve quality, increase revenue, reduce expenses, and enhance physician, patient, and employee satisfaction across the healthcare enterprise. Clients include leading national and regional integrated healthcare systems, 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, reduce costs, leverage technology, process and review large amounts of complex data, address regulatory changes, recover from distress and stimulate growth. Our professionals employ their expertise in administration, management, finance and operations to provide our clients with specialized analyses and customized advice and solutions that are tailored to address each client's particular challenges and opportunities to deliver sustainable and measurable results. The Company provides consulting services to a wide variety of both financially sound and distressed organizations, including healthcare organizations, leading academic institutions, Fortune 500 companies, governmental entities and law firms. Huron has worked with more than 95 of the top 100 research universities, more than 400 corporate general counsel, and more than 385 hospitals and academic medical centers. Learn more at www.huronconsultinggroup.com.