Huron Consulting Group’s Gordon Mountford Named One of Consulting Magazine’s Top 25 Consultants for 2014

Head of Huron Healthcare Recognized for Excellence in Healthcare

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CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

Huron Consulting Group (HURN) a leading provider of business consulting services, today announced that Gordon Mountford, executive vice president of its Huron Healthcare segment, has been recognized as one of the Top 25 Consultants for 2014 by Consulting magazine.

In naming Mountford among the best in his field, Consulting magazine recognizes the Huron Healthcare team, collectively, for their effective collaboration with clients to achieve clinical transformation, revenue cycle improvement, economies of scale, integrated infrastructures, and operational excellence. Huron Healthcare professionals work with national and regional hospitals and integrated health systems, academic medical centers, community hospitals and physician practices.

“Empowering providers to rethink and rebuild their organizations with the end goal of delivering quality healthcare at lower costs is a gratifying venture,” said Mountford. “This recognition speaks not only to the success of our entire team in finding effective solutions, but also to the unwavering commitment of our clients to make a measurable difference to the communities and constituencies they serve.”

Mountford’s experience in the healthcare industry includes more than 25 years of consulting experience, including 18 years focused on hospitals, academic medical centers, health systems, and payer organizations. He has led the Huron Healthcare segment since 2010 and also serves on Huron’s leadership team. Mountford is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

“Through Gordon’s efforts, Huron Healthcare has become a market leader known for delivering successful strategic solutions in an era of unprecedented change and uncertainty. His collaborative approach has helped build a strong team, while helping to guide our hospital and health system clients in charting a new course toward greater effectiveness and efficiency,” said James H. Roth, chief executive officer and president of Huron Consulting Group.

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About Huron Healthcare

Huron Healthcare is the premier provider of performance improvement and clinical transformation solutions for hospitals and health systems. 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 2013 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 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 425 health systems, hospitals, and academic medical centers; more than 400 corporate general counsel; and more than 350 universities and research institutions. Learn more at www.huronconsultinggroup.com.

Contact:
Huron Consulting Group
Jennifer Frost Hennagir, 312-880-3260
jfrost-hennagir@huronconsultinggroup.com
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