Responding to the Needs of the Healthcare Management Consulting Industry

Halley Consulting Group adds accomplished practice consultant to team

February 22, 2013 – COLUMBUS, Ohio –Leading healthcare organizations increasingly look for those who can execute industry demands under succinct budgets. Halley Consulting Group, the leading nationwide physician practice management and consulting firm, has found their expert, recently adding practice consultant Marie Debs to its team.

Debs joins Halley Consulting Group with more than fifteen years of healthcare executive and consulting experience. Previously, she served as interim clinic director at Sunnyside Community Hospital in Sunnyside, Washington and interim MSO administrator & consultant at Alpena Regional Medical Center in Michigan. Her specialties include financial management, revenue cycle evaluation, EHR implementation, marketing and operations assessment.

“From hospital-based and private practices to rural health systems, Marie’s commitment to excellence in healthcare management makes her a great addition to our team,” says Marc Halley, president and CEO of Halley Consulting Group. “I speak for everyone when I say we look forward to her assistance in foreseeing improvements for our clients.”

Debs’ career successes have met the growing healthcare industry demands for flawless administration. As the practice administrator at Rochester Hills Orthopaedics in Michigan, she was instrumental in the implementation of athenahealth practice management software, decreasing days in A/R from more than 100 days to fewer than 30 days.

Debs is a NextGen EHR & PM Certified Professional as well as a Practice Fusion EHR Certified Consultant. She received her master’s in business administration in finance from the University of Toledo.

About Halley Consulting Group
Halley Consulting Group, LLC, is a physician practice management and consulting firm specializing in the strategic development and performance turnaround of both hospital-owned practice networks and independent medical offices. Halley Consulting Group works with clients nationwide, including large hospital systems, individual hospitals that own ambulatory networks, as well as private practice physicians. They provide services through traditional consulting arrangements and interim management contracts.

The firm’s president and CEO, Marc D. Halley, MBA, is a frequently requested speaker and has authored several books, including The Primary Care Market Share Connection: How Hospitals Achieve Competitive Advantage and The Medical Practice Start-Up Guide. He also is a contributor to The Business of Healthcare. Halley’s third book, Owning Medical Practices: Best Practices for Sustainable Results, was released by the American Hospital Association Press in January 2011. For more information about Halley Consulting Group, visit www.halleyconsulting.com.