Huron Consulting Group Builds Healthcare IT Capabilities

CHICAGO--()--Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ: HURN), a leading provider of business consulting services, today announced that LaDonna Sweeten has joined the Company as a managing director leading the Healthcare Technology Consulting practice. She will be responsible for managing complex technology optimizations, implementations and advisory projects at hospitals and health systems.

“Huron’s performance improvement and technology solutions enable us to help clients minimize the risks associated with shifting from volume to value-based reimbursement, as well as manage population health and leverage Electronic Health Record (EHR) investments through meaningful data analytics,” said Gordon Mountford, executive vice president, Huron Healthcare. “LaDonna’s expertise utilizing technology to meet unique healthcare market demands, regulatory requirements and competing initiatives will be of tremendous value to our clients.”

Sweeten brings more than 25 years of experience in the provider market. She has served as an engagement lead as well as a trusted adviser, and has provided executive oversight on large-scale, complex enterprise implementation projects. Her background will complement Huron’s core business services of performance improvement and clinical transformation for hospitals and health systems. Sweeten most recently served as a managing director for Leidos Health and senior vice president for maxIT, where she led Epic EHR solution development and deployment services.

About Huron Healthcare

Huron Healthcare is the premier provider of performance improvement and clinical transformation 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 fourth 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 is a global professional services firm focused on assisting clients with their most complex business issues by delivering high-value, quality solutions to support their long-term strategic objectives. Huron specializes in serving clients in the healthcare, higher education, life sciences, and commercial sectors as these organizations face significant transformational change and regulatory or economic pressures in dynamic market environments. With its deep industry and technical expertise, Huron provides advisory, consulting, technology, and analytic solutions to deliver sustainable and measurable results. Learn more at www.huronconsultinggroup.com.

Contacts

Huron Consulting Group
Jenna Nichols, 312-880-5693
jnichols@huronconsultinggroup.com

Release Summary

Huron Consulting Group today announced that LaDonna Sweeten has joined the Company as a managing director leading the Healthcare Technology Consulting practice.

Contacts

Huron Consulting Group
Jenna Nichols, 312-880-5693
jnichols@huronconsultinggroup.com