Ben Holland to lead Kurt Salmon’s integrated oncology-care consulting team as new National Director of Cancer Services

ATLANTA (Oct. 1, 2013) –Kurt Salmon is deepening its consulting skill base with the hiring of Ben Holland as national director of cancer services. Mr. Holland will lead the oncology service line, which helps providers set up and deliver multidisciplinary, team-based cancer care. “Kurt Salmon’s teams of cross-functional consulting professionals have long helped providers increase value across verticals such as IT, strategy, operations and disease-specific planning. But Ben brings a depth of experience and innovative thinking that will help our clients navigate an area where reimbursement, practice patterns and market dynamics seem to change monthly,” said Farzan Bharucha, national director of Kurt Salmon’s Health Care Strategy Group. A well-respected expert on clinically integrated cancer care programming and business development, Mr. Holland has managed strategic developmental programs and expansion initiatives for over 75 academic medical centers, health systems, and freestanding NCI-designated cancer centers throughout the United States, including California’s Cedars-Sinai Health System, Roswell Park Cancer Institute in New York, Carolinas Healthcare System, and Providence Health Care in Washington. His areas of expertise include cancer center feasibility, oncology operational assessments, joint ventures, and survivorship program development. “Ben will have an immediate impact on our clients’ access to vertically-integrated advice on holistic cancer care delivery,” said Andy Bachrodt, managing partner of the firm’s Health Care Group. “This team is uniquely able to help health care providers seeking to treat the whole patient, not just the cancer.” About Kurt Salmon Kurt Salmon is a global management consultancy of more than 1,400 consultants in 13 countries across four continents. Our clients are industry leaders who benefit from our deep industry and functional expertise. As trusted advisors, Kurt Salmon partners with clients to design, and then drive, strategies and solutions that make a lasting and meaningful impact. We are committed to delivering measurable results for our clients through executional excellence. Kurt Salmon’s North America Health Care Practice serves health care organizations that refuse to compromise between mission and business success. We partner with clients to create uniquely relevant health care organizations that transform care delivery for the 21st century. Visit www.kurtsalmon.com/healthcare to learn more. ###

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