SOURCE: Berkeley Research Group

Berkeley Research Group

September 20, 2011 14:58 ET

National Health Care Performance Improvement Experts Join Berkeley Research Group

EMERYVILLE, CA--(Marketwire - Sep 20, 2011) - Building on its strong health care capabilities, global expert services and consulting firm Berkeley Research Group, LLC welcomes two directors with deep experience in health care operations and solution delivery.

Joining BRG's Health Analytics practice are Nelson Lowman, based in Baltimore, MD, and Paul Osborne, based in Tampa, FL. They have held senior leadership positions with some of the largest health care consulting and financial advisory firms in the United States and United Kingdom.

Mr. Lowman has extensive experience coordinating and implementing solutions targeting expense reduction and revenue improvement as part of comprehensive provider performance improvement engagements. In addition to consulting experience, he served as Assistant Director of Revenue Cycle operations at the University of Maryland Medical System and Director of Faculty Practice at Lifebridge Health in Baltimore.

Mr. Osborne is a recognized national expert in health care performance improvement assisting financially distressed and financially stable hospitals improve their operating margins. He is experienced in advising and implementing performance improvement solutions to health care provider clients as they overcome complex financial challenges, and has successfully led some of the United States' largest and most complex hospital performance improvement engagements over the past decade.

"Nelson and Paul offer significant expertise in helping health care providers implement sustainable performance improvement solutions," said David J. Teece, BRG Chairman and Principal Executive Officer. "Their experience and track record are a valuable complement to our extensive health care capabilities."

About Berkeley Research Group, LLC

Berkeley Research Group, LLC (www.brg-expert.com) is a leading global expert services and consulting firm that provides independent expert testimony, litigation and regulatory support, authoritative studies, strategic advice, and document and data analytics to major law firms, Fortune 500 corporations, government agencies, and regulatory bodies around the world. BRG experts and consultants combine intellectual rigor with practical, real-world experience and an in-depth understanding of industries and markets. Their expertise spans economics and finance, data analytics and statistics, and public policy in many of the major sectors of our economy including health care, finance, banking, information technology, energy, construction, and real estate. BRG is headquartered in Emeryville, CA, with 19 offices in the United States and in London, UK.

BRG's Health Analytics practice provides clients with extensive health care industry expertise combined with data-driven, objective, and innovative solutions to their most complex problems. We have specialized and dedicated experience in health care policy, finance, care delivery and clinical economics, reimbursement, regulatory compliance, health data and data management, as well as investigations, litigation, and dispute resolution. Our team includes professionals with advanced degrees and certifications including PhDs, MBAs, CPAs, and CFEs, who have backgrounds in health care economics, information technology, management and administration, finance, accounting, government regulation and enforcement, and academia.

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