Huron Consulting Group Expands Physician Management Services

Ogonoski to Lead Huron Healthcare’s Physician Solution

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ: HURN), a leading provider of business consulting services, today announced that Timothy Ogonoski and Victor Arnold have joined the Company as managing directors in its Huron Healthcare practice. Ogonoski and Arnold will assist clients with physician services, helping align the interests of physicians and hospitals to optimize business and operational performance.

“The alignment of physicians with clinical and financial strategies is critical, and will require a supporting framework of a coordinated and seamless care delivery structure. This optimized approach is essential for hospitals to achieve the fundamental changes they need to thrive in a value-based business model,” said Gordon Mountford, executive vice president, Huron Healthcare. “We are pleased to welcome Tim and Vic to the growing Huron Healthcare team and are confident they will be a valuable resource for our clients.”

Ogonoski will be tasked with leading Huron Healthcare’s Physician solution group. He has more than 20 years of experience working with large scale hospitals, clinical practices, and school of medicine operations to improve financial performance, streamline facility and clinical practice planning, and enhance information technology use and support. Ogonoski will help Huron Healthcare clients on physician alignment strategies, operational and financial performance, and practice infrastructure and management effectiveness.

Arnold has more than 25 years of healthcare management and consulting experience assisting large scale hospital, clinical practice and medical school clients with extensive operations, revenue cycle, and hospital and physician integration. At Huron Healthcare, Arnold will be working with clients to provide accelerated and sustainable performance improvement for academic faculty practice groups, as well as hospital-owned or managed physician practices. He will also be working with the existing physician services teams on both operational and infrastructure improvements to deliver annual savings.

Ogonoski and Arnold join Huron Healthcare from AsquaredM Healthcare Consulting, a management consulting firm they founded in 2006 focused on physician practice management advisory 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 2011 list of the top 20 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 www.huronconsultinggroup.com.



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Jennifer Frost Hennagir, 312-880-3260
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KEYWORDS:   United States  North America  Illinois

INDUSTRY KEYWORDS:   Practice Management  Health  Hospitals  Professional Services  Consulting

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