Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ: HURN), a leading provider of business consulting services, today announced that the Company’s Huron Healthcare practice has been named one of Modern Healthcare’s 2013 Largest Healthcare Management Consulting Firms. Huron Healthcare has been ranked in the top five of Modern Healthcare’s Largest Healthcare Management Consulting Firms for the past six years. “We believe that Huron Healthcare’s people are uniquely qualified to guide and work in partnership with our clients as they maneuver through the current challenging healthcare environment,” said Gordon Mountford, executive vice president, Huron Healthcare. “Appearing on this list for the past six years is a testament to the great work our people do for clients across the country. We are honored to be included and look forward to continuing to help our clients address revenue enhancements, expense reduction and clinical transformation.” Modern Healthcare’s 2013 list included 83 of the largest healthcare management consulting firms, which were ranked according to 2012 provider revenue. In 2012, Huron had total provider revenue of $411 million. “As we talk with healthcare and business leaders across the country, we continue to see a very real opportunity to make extraordinary, transformative changes in our healthcare system,” said Dr. Andrew Ziskind, managing director and Clinical solutions leader, Huron Healthcare. “We are excited to help our clients through this challenging time so they are well positioned for success under payment reform.” “At the heart of the demand for our healthcare services is the challenge that our clients face in trying to strategically and operationally transition from a fee-for-service environment to one based on value,” said Jim Gallas, managing director and Performance solutions leader, Huron Healthcare. “Huron Healthcare has helped clients realize more than $1 billion in benefits over the past five years.” Huron Healthcare is the Company’s largest segment representing 46 percent of Huron’s total revenues in 2012. Huron Healthcare is a premier provider of clinical and performance improvement solutions, and has worked with more than 385 hospitals and academic medical centers.
This year, Huron Healthcare has released several reports addressing the important issues facing hospitals, health systems, and academic medical centers including:
- “Inventing the Future of Healthcare: Top CEOs on the Real Work of Transforming the Healthcare Industry,” which provides insights from 30 leading healthcare CEOs on their visions for the future. Read the 2013 CEO Forum report at: http://www.healthcareceoforum.com/.
- “Ten Overlooked Opportunities for Significant Performance Improvement and Cost Savings,” which provides cost saving tips and highlights 10 areas for performance improvement at hospitals and health systems, along with insights on key challenges of implementing change in each of these areas and self-assessment questions providers can use to identify opportunities.
- “Innovation In Action: Insights On Achieving Healthcare Transformation,” which highlights three key areas around healthcare transformation, focusing in particular on revenue transition, clinical transformation, and the underlying strategic changes necessary to put innovation into action from Huron Healthcare executives and Huron Healthcare’s Advisory Council.