Huron Consulting Group Adds Clinical Operations Expert as Managing Director for Huron Healthcare

CHICAGO--()--Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ: HURN), a leading provider of business consulting services, today announced that Constance D’Argenio has joined its Huron Healthcare practice as a managing director. D’Argenio will focus on helping healthcare organizations develop and implement strategies to address the ongoing complexities associated with the evolving transition from fee-for-service to management of population health.

“A key to improving patient outcomes at lower costs is implementing highly consistent, evidence-based care across the continuum,” said Gordon Mountford, executive vice president, Huron Healthcare. “Connie is an expert at helping providers put the building blocks in place to create highly reliable organizations that minimize care variation and increase quality and patient satisfaction leading to improved financial performance. Her experience leveraging technology to support care management both in the acute and home care environments will be a tremendous resource for our team and clients.”

D’Argenio, MS, BSN, has more than 30 years of healthcare experience assisting health system executives to prioritize opportunities to enhance strategy and operations through information technology. Before joining Huron Healthcare, D’Argenio led development and execution of Philips Healthcare’s global sales strategy for its hospital-to-home services and products. While at Philips, she also served as national director of high-acuity information system sales and vice-president of sales for Philips/VISICU, Inc., advancing its eICU programs.

During her career, D’Argenio has held progressive clinical management positions within hospitals, with strong emphasis on clinical performance improvement and nurse education. At Huron, D’Argenio will help clients prioritize, quantify and implement new population management strategies to achieve improved clinical and financial outcomes.

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 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 2014 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, transform the enterprise, 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 finance, operations, strategy and technology 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 425 health systems, hospitals, and academic medical centers; more than 400 corporate general counsel; and more than 350 universities and research institutions. Learn more at www.huronconsultinggroup.com.

Contacts

Huron Consulting Group
Jennifer Frost Hennagir
312-880-3260
jfrost-hennagir@huronconsultinggroup.com

Release Summary

Huron Consulting Group today announced that Constance D’Argenio has joined its Huron Healthcare practice as a managing director.

Contacts

Huron Consulting Group
Jennifer Frost Hennagir
312-880-3260
jfrost-hennagir@huronconsultinggroup.com