SOURCE: ECG Management Consultants, Inc.

April 14, 2005 05:55 ET

ECG Management Consultants, Inc. Hires Manager

BOSTON, MA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 14, 2005 -- ECG Management Consultants, Inc., one of the nation's premier healthcare management consulting firms, announced that Mr. Christopher T. Collins has joined the company as a manager in its Boston office academic healthcare practice.

Mr. Collins will focus on assisting healthcare providers with business and strategic planning initiatives, including financial and clinical service line planning. Mr. Collins' expertise is in clinical business development, market analysis, and utilization demand predictive modeling. He brings to ECG in-depth knowledge with more than 8 years of healthcare consulting experience, including positions at Mitretek Healthcare and the healthcare practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Mr. Collins is a member of Healthcare Management Association of Massachusetts (HCMA), Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA), American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), and Society for Healthcare Strategy and Market Development (SHSMD). He holds a master of health services administration degree from The George Washington University and a bachelor of arts degree in economics from St. John Fisher College.

About ECG Management Consultants, Inc.

ECG is a national firm that provides a broad range of management and information technology-related consulting services to healthcare providers. ECG is particularly known for specialized expertise regarding hospital and physician relationships, strategic and business planning, information technology, and the complexities of the academic healthcare enterprise. ECG has approximately 50 consultants, with offices in Seattle; Boston; Washington, D.C.; and San Diego. For more information, visit www.ecgmc.com.

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