April 7, 2011
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Halley Consulting Group Adds New Talent to Growing Physician Practice Management Firm
Consulting firm expands team and expertise with practice consultants now in 10 states across United States
April 7, 2011 – COLUMBUS, Ohio – Halley Consulting Group – a national physician practice management and consulting firm – adds two practice consultants to its growing team. Dale Gentz, M.B.A., and Brandon Ousley, M.B.A., join the firm to meet the increasing demand for consulting services that help build successful physician/hospital partnerships and medical practices.
“As physician/hospital alignment is likely here to stay, we are seeing an upward trend in the desire for hospital executives to seek counsel as they move forward in successfully partnering with and managing medical practices,” said Marc Halley, president and CEO of Halley Consulting Group. “The growing demand for this service has allowed us to increase the size of our experienced team, growing our consultant base to 23 talented professionals. To continue implementing our best strategies throughout entire health systems, we need to have a strong bench to support this increased activity and we are thrilled to welcome Dale and Brandon to our team.”
With an extensive operations background and more than 26 years in the healthcare industry, Gentz has worked with multiple services lines and has served as a manager for medical practices of varying sizes and specialties. He also has administered employed medical practice networks, including handling profit and loss operational responsibilities. Most recently, Gentz was the administrative director for specialty services at Bon Secours Medical Group in Virginia. He received his master’s degree from Golden Gate University and is active in various chapters of the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA). Gentz resides in Midlothian, Va.
Ousley joins Halley Consulting Group bringing strong sales and marketing expertise to the team. He has served as a field sales representative for a variety of Fortune 500 companies, with responsibilities including distribution and inventory control, accounts receivables, and customer retention and relations. His most recent position was at one of the largest integrated health systems on the West Coast, implementing an electronic medical records system and providing revenue cycle and gap analysis reporting. Ousley received his master’s degree from Alaska Pacific University and is a current resident of Wasilla, Alaska.
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. His third book, Owning Medical Practices: Best Practices for Sustainable Results, is scheduled for release by the American Hospital Association in January 2011. For more information about Halley Consulting Group, visit www.halleyconsulting.com.