Halley Consulting Group Continues Year of Expansion, Welcomes New Executives to Experienced Team

New team members will support consulting group in meeting physician needs and industry growth

Oct. 18, 2012 – COLUMBUS, Ohio –Two experts in physician practice management have joined Halley Consulting Group, a firm serving hospital, health system and private practice physician clients nationwide – Lauri Miro and Timothy Short as practice consultant and network executive, respectively.

“We’ve had an extremely busy and successful year, and we’re pleased to bring aboard Miro and Short – two very talented professionals – to further expand our expertise,” said Marc Halley, president and CEO of Halley Consulting Group. “We’re eagerly anticipating their contributions as they support our firm in continuing to exceed our clients’ expectations.”

Miro, who most recently served in various roles for Outreach for World Hope, a non-profit that provides humanitarian aid to the world’s poor, was previously the vice president of operations for a health system in Indiana, where she directed the system-wide strategic planning process for key stakeholders and was a key facilitator for planning and construction of the Heart and Vascular Center. She holds a master’s degree in business administration and bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.

Short has more than 15 years of experience in healthcare management, primarily in rehabilitative services, and most recently served as director of operations for a 12-practice medical group in Virginia, where he improved clinical and operational outcomes. Short began his career as a physical therapy assistant prior to his transition into an administrative role. He received his master’s degree in business administration from Regent University and his bachelor’s degree from Old Dominion University.

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.