SOURCE: Sg2

Sg2

April 11, 2011 10:00 ET

Steve Lefar Joins Sg2 as President

Leading Health Care Analytics and Intelligence Firm Adds Executive to Drive Its Growth

SKOKIE, IL--(Marketwire - Apr 11, 2011) - Michael Sachs, chairman and CEO of Sg2, a future-focused health care analytics company, today announced the appointment of Steve Lefar as president of the company. Lefar joins Sg2 after serving as president and general manager of MediRegs®, a company acquired by Wolters Kluwer in 2007 and the leading provider of information services and work flow tools to the health care compliance sector.

As president of Sg2, Lefar will be responsible for all operations and will focus on expanding Sg2's client base and industry relationships. Prior to cofounding MediRegs in 2002, Lefar was senior vice president of Allscripts, Inc, and a senior manager at Accenture. He is a graduate of the University of Michigan and has held several other consulting and management positions in the health care industry.

With the addition of a president, Sachs will dedicate his energies on clients, product development and speaking engagements about the future of health care. Sachs said, "Our customers and the industry are undergoing major shifts and the pressure to demonstrate value and find sustainable, appropriate growth is mounting. Steve brings the needed vision, skills and discipline to Sg2 to support the company's growth as it expands its suite of products and services for health care organizations."

"Sg2 has the best and brightest talent in the industry and is one of the few firms that can demonstrate how it is helping customers transform the delivery of health care to provide more value," said Lefar. "It is a privilege to be asked to lead the company and help the industry and the more than 220 health systems that rely on Sg2 thrive."

About Sg2
Sg2 is a health care analytics company. Our data-driven systems, business intelligence and educational programs deliver growth and clinical performance improvement solutions across the care continuum. Sg2 works with more than 1,200 hospitals and health care organizations in the US and around the globe. For more information, visit www.sg2.com.

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