SOURCE: Slalom Consulting

Slalom Consulting

July 19, 2011 09:01 ET

Slalom Consulting Appoints New Leader to Build Out Healthcare Practice

Darryl Price Brings More Than 20 Years of Experience to Help Healthcare Organizations Employ New Technology and Improve Their Business

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - Jul 19, 2011) - Slalom Consulting, one of the country's premier business consulting and technology solutions firms, today announced the appointment of Darryl Price as healthcare practice leader. In this position, Price will lead the company's newly formed healthcare business and technology practice that will bring cutting edge business and technology solutions to healthcare companies.

"With the American healthcare system readying itself for significant changes, the industry is looking for ways to reduce costs, increase revenue and retain and grow its customer base," said Price. "I'm very excited to join Slalom as we help the healthcare industry take advantage of new technologies like mobile communication and the cloud to provide better service and increase efficiency in the healthcare industry."

Previously, Price was the principal at Actionable Strategy, working with clients such as Group Health Cooperative, Kitsap Physician Services and Washington Dental Service. His prior experience includes six years as vice president and general manager at Premera Blue Cross where he led product strategy development, market strategy and planning, and the individual and family business. Darryl also spent thirteen years with Group Health where he was responsible for business operations across 26 clinics.

"Darryl has proven knowledge from working the front lines and his hands-on experience will be a tremendous asset to Slalom as we ramp up our healthcare offering," said Thane Liffick, Managing Director at Slalom Consulting. "Darryl brings unprecedented experience and business leadership from the healthcare industry to Slalom. The recent healthcare legislation has led to fundamental changes in how the industry operates. Darryl is the right leader for our new practice. Combined with Slalom's business, technology and mobile expertise we're ready to help our clients find success in the new healthcare marketplace."

About Slalom Consulting
Slalom Consulting brings business and technology expertise together to help companies drive enterprise performance, accelerate innovation, enhance the customer experience, and increase employee productivity. The firm delivers award-winning solutions in areas such as business intelligence, mobility, and cloud through a national network of local offices across 10 North American cities.

Founded in 2001 and based in Seattle, WA, Slalom has rapidly grown to more than 1,100 employees. The company has earned recognition from Microsoft as the "United States Partner of the Year" and "Online Services Partner of the Year," as well as one of the "Top 10 Best Firms to Work For" by Consulting Magazine. For more information, visit http://www.slalom.com/.

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