CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ: HURN), a leading provider of business consulting services, today announced that Ted Schwab has joined the Company as a managing director in its Huron Healthcare practice. Schwab will lead the Strategic Advisory practice assisting hospital executives and physician leaders with organizational structure, health system integration, identifying insurance partners and defining population health strategy.
“As the healthcare industry rapidly evolves, providers are faced with a number of challenges including coordinating care among recently consolidated hospital systems, covering the costs associated with treating newly insured patients and ongoing uncertainties over reimbursements,” said Gordon Mountford, executive vice president, Huron Healthcare. “With the addition of Ted Schwab to our team, we will expand our capabilities for innovation and new population health strategies for hospital and healthcare systems.”
Schwab has more than 30 years of experience partnering with large hospitals and health systems on organizational design, partnering and population health. At Huron Healthcare, Schwab will create accountable care organizations using advanced care management techniques and will also establish and run innovation labs and reorganize large national health insurance companies.
Schwab joins Huron Healthcare from Strategy&, part of the PwC network, where he served as a partner. In his role at Strategy&, he worked with hospitals, health systems and other healthcare service providers on economic, clinical and organizational transformations.
About Huron Healthcare
Huron Healthcare is the premier provider of performance improvement and clinical transformation strategies and solutions for hospitals and health systems. In 2015, Huron acquired Studer Group, the market leader in driving healthcare cultural transformation. The combination of Huron and Studer Group is focused on improving healthcare providers’ clinical, operational, and financial outcomes. 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 2015 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, analytics, 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 450 health systems, hospitals, and academic medical centers; more than 400 corporate general counsel; and more than 400 universities and research institutions. Learn more at www.huronconsultinggroup.com.