SOURCE: The Camden Group

The Camden Group

January 12, 2015 08:00 ET

The Camden Group Acquires Health Directions, LLC

Two National Healthcare Consulting Firms Combine to Address Increased Demand for Population Health and Physician Advisory Services

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - Jan 12, 2015) - The Camden Group, one of the nation's largest healthcare business advisory firms, today announced it has acquired Health Directions, LLC. Health Directions is a national consulting firm that provides business solutions for healthcare organizations, helping medical groups and hospitals improve their financial performance, enhance physician satisfaction, take full advantage of health IT, and strengthen their strategic position. The merger results in an enhancement of the depth of services and expertise of both firms, providing additional advantages for clients in developing clinical integration programs, accountable care organizations, improving the performance of their physician enterprise, and implementing other population health solutions involving innovation to care delivery and payment models.

"Health Directions is a highly respected and well-regarded national healthcare consulting firm, dedicated to assisting healthcare systems and physician groups," says Steven T. Valentine, president of The Camden Group. "The firm is a great cultural fit, and given the evolving needs of our clients and our commitment to assist in their successful transformation, this acquisition strengthens our capabilities to provide the best solutions that fit the broad range of client needs for migrating this change, as well as expand our footprint in Chicago and establish our presence in the Texas market." Additionally, clients will benefit from Health Directions' data analytics and expertise in HIT selection and implementation.

"By teaming up with one the largest healthcare consulting firms in the country, we are now better able to assist clients as they navigate a post-healthcare reform world and transition into value-based care," said Daniel Marino, president, Health Directions. "As a full-service firm, The Camden Group's ability to provide a broad array of advisory services delivers distinct advantages to our clients." Offices in Chicago and Austin, Texas, will now operate under The Camden Group banner.

About The Camden Group

With offices across the country, The Camden Group is one of the nation's leading healthcare business advisory firms. Since 1970, the firm has been providing management and consulting services to the healthcare industry exclusively, assisting more than 2,000 healthcare organizations nationwide. Its multidisciplinary team of industry experts and clinical leaders is nationally recognized for its thought leadership, results-oriented approach, and personalized service. The Camden Group has extensive, hands-on experience in many facets of healthcare, including hospitals, health systems, medical groups, health plans, and a wide array of business advisory services to accelerate success with population health, clinical integration, bundled payment, transactions, and performance improvement. For more insights from the team and information on The Camden Group's services, please visit www.thecamdengroup.com.

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