Vincent D’Itri was one of the first consultants to join Aspen Advisors, which is in the process of merging with the Chartis Group and become a strategic healthcare IT firm with about 250 billable consultants.
Rich Bajner is a Managing Director and National Co-Leader of Navigant Healthcare’s Value Transformation business where he has led the development of the firm’s payment transformation initiatives and grown the practice from start-up to a multi-million practice.
Erin Bartley is a Managing Director in Huron Healthcare, where she assists hospitals and health systems in many areas across the revenue cycle function, including patient access, case management, health information management, billing, collections, and vendor management.
Paula Elliott is a Vice President at Impact Advisors, leading the Strategic Implementation Practice. With over 30 years of experience implementing and managing healthcare information technology projects, she is an accomplished and talented Executive Program Manager.
Woman’s Hospital is a private nonprofit organization with one of the largest women’s specialty hospitals in the United States. Woman’s is widely recognized for its innovative programs for women and their families.
In this uncertain healthcare environment, a distinct demand exists for outside experts who can help guide healthcare professionals through a changing, and often confusing, regulatory environment. Consultants with expertise in a specific aspect of care or avenue of delivery have ample opportunity to influence the healthcare field—especially those who can inform and improve hospitals’ nursing practices.
Even amid some very good news, the state of healthcare remains in need of some pretty intensive care. Upheaval, transformation and disruption define the delicate and chaotic state of the industry. Can consultants find a cure?
A significant change is underway in the healthcare industry. New payment and care delivery models are forcing healthcare providers to actively seek out ways to improve quality of care while cutting costs and boosting revenue. This year was Huron’s fourth annual Healthcare CEO Forum, which gives industry leaders a chance to talk about these changes and how to adapt.