April 23, 2008
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Halley Consulting Group Adds Practice Consultant
Kenneth Lester joins national physician practice management firm
“We are very excited to have Ken join our company,” said Halley. “His proven experience in hospital-physician integration will help our hospital and health system clients achieve and maintain market leadership.”
Lester’s healthcare experience began in the early 1980s and he has had considerable insight as both an administrator responsible for hospital-based physicians and hospital-owned medical practices, as well as a practice manager for independent primary care and specialty medical offices. He served as Chief Financial Officer for several western hospitals and was the Executive Director of the Utah State Orthopedic Society. In addition, Lester has years of hands-on practice management exerptise in special areas that include primary care, orthopedic surgery and sports medicine.
Lester received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the
Halley Consulting Groupis a nationally recognized physician practice management and consulting firm that provides the strategy and performance improvement for practice integration that enables hospitals to achieve a sustainable competitive advantage. By applying proven principles, tools and infrastructures, Halley Consulting Group helps clients maximize market share and realize the operational potential of the medical practices they own and operate. Marc Halley, the firm’s CEO, authored The Primary Care – Market Share Connection: How Hospitals Achieve Competitive Advantage, and the Halley team jointly authored several chapters in The Business of Healthcare. The firm’s newest manuscript, a physician practice start-up manual, will be released through Greenbranch Publishing later this year. For more details go to www.halleyconsulting.com.