Leading provider of business consulting services,
Huron Consulting Group
), recently announced that it has appointed Tracey Mayberry and
Kevin Smith as managing directors (MDs) of Information Technology
(IT) and Revenue cycle, respectively, within its Healthcare
With more than 30 years of experience in healthcare industry
management and consulting, Tracey will be responsible for
providing IT consulting services to Huron's hospital and health
system clients. Tracey, who was previously working with Computer
Science Corporation (CSC), is expected to provide his technical
expertise and vast domain knowledge for the overall benefit of
Huron has re-appointed Kevin to work on Revenue cycle
transformation projects and will be responsible for redesigning
the billing and collection processes to generate sustainable cash
flow and improve net income for its hospitals and health systems
across the country.
Huron's recent appointments in two key areas are expected to
help it in improving its long-term performance through improved
quality service. Both the MDs are also expected to judiciously
use the company's resources and aid in generating sustainable
cost savings to the company.
Huron reports its operating results under five segments: Huron
Healthcare; Huron Legal; Huron Education and Life Sciences; Huron
Financial; and All Other. The Healthcare segment generates the
bulk of total revenue for the company.
During the last reported quarter, Huron generated revenues of
$164 million, up 18.6% compared with the year-ago quarter, out of
which Healthcare contributed 48%. Additionally, Huron Healthcare
reported an exceptional 96.7% jump in its operating income in
first quarter 2013, relative to its first quarter results in
Huron currently carries a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy). Some of
the better-placed stocks within the consulting industry worth
Information Services Group, Inc.
Hill International, Inc.
Towers Watson & Co
). While Information Service carries a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong
Buy), Hill International and Towers Watson each carries a Zacks
Rank #2 (Buy).
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