Huron Consulting Group Strengthens Healthcare Strategic Advisory Practice

Cynthia Kilroy to Focus on Providing Strategic Solutions for Population Health Management

CHICAGO--()--Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ: HURN), a leading provider of business consulting services, today announced that Cynthia Kilroy has joined the Company as managing director in its Healthcare practice working within the Strategy and Healthcare Advisory solution.

“As value-based reimbursement, population health, consumerism, and consolidation drive evolution within the healthcare industry, it is imperative that hospitals and health systems understand how to integrate the spectrum of care to best serve patients,” said Gordon Mountford, executive vice president, Huron Healthcare. “Cynthia’s deep knowledge of emerging business challenges, regulatory changes, and market demands will help our clients grow market share and gain competitive advantage through innovative solutions.”

Kilroy will be responsible for helping hospitals and health systems conceive and implement population health, value-based care, provider/payer, and partnership/acquisition strategies to effectively compete in the market. Kilroy brings more than 25 years of experience working in hospital, physician, and managed care organizations in the areas of strategic planning, financial analysis, product innovation, operations restructuring, business partnerships, information technology, and program management.

Prior to joining Huron Healthcare, Kilroy worked at Optum in a cross-business unit capacity, first as the senior vice president of Accountable Care Provider Strategy and Business Development and then as the senior vice president of Strategic Solutions and Business Development.

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 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 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.

Contacts

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

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Huron today announced that Cynthia Kilroy has joined the Company as managing director in its Healthcare practice working within the Strategy and Healthcare Advisory solution.

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Contacts

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