SOURCE: The Camden Group

The Camden Group

December 14, 2011 11:30 ET

The Camden Group Continues National Expansion With New Boston Office

M&A Expert Joins Firm to Lead New England Region

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - Dec 14, 2011) - Stephen D. Gelineau will join The Camden Group, a national leading healthcare business advisory firm, on January 3, 2012 as senior vice-president. As part of The Camden Group's continuing national expansion, he will open and head the firm's Boston office.

Gelineau is a seasoned healthcare strategic advisor who specializes in healthcare mergers and acquisitions, including hospital affiliation feasibility studies and healthcare system formation. He also brings strong expertise in strategy development and implementation, leadership structure alignment, hospital-physician integration and medical staff planning issues. Additionally he has facilitated more than 200 strategic planning retreats for clients.

"Steve is a proven leader in helping organizations develop and execute successful growth strategies while navigating the constant and complex changes and requirements facing U.S. healthcare," says Steven Valentine, president of The Camden Group. "For more than 30 years, he has worked with national, regional, academic, and community healthcare organizations of all types and sizes, both as a management executive and a management consultant. Steve offers exactly the combination of experience and fresh thinking that our clients need as they move from a fee-for-service to fee-for-value model."

Most recently, Gelineau was a partner and senior vice president at the Cambridge Research Institute, where he served as a strategic advisor to chief executive officers, management teams, governing boards and physician leaders. Prior to becoming a consultant, he held executive positions with an academic medical center, a health system and several community hospitals.

Gelineau is a founding member of the Healthcare Executive Forum and serves as faculty for the American College of Healthcare Executives. He is a member of the New England Society for Healthcare Strategy, the Forum for Healthcare Strategists, the Society for Healthcare Planning & Market Development of the American Hospital Association, and the Healthcare Financial Management Association.

He holds a bachelor of science degree in organizational behavior and a master of science degree in management from the Lesley University School of Management in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

About The Camden Group
The Camden Group is one of the nation's leading healthcare business advisory firms. The firm provides a broad array of healthcare consulting services in areas ranging from strategic and business planning and financial advisory and compliance, to hospital operations improvement, hospital/physician alignment, care management, clinical integration, bundled payments, and developing accountable care organizations. Since its founding in 1970, The Camden Group has advised more than 1,000 hospitals, medical groups, outpatient facilities, and other healthcare organizations nationwide. The Camden Group operates from offices in California, Illinois, New York and Massachusetts. For The Camden Group's "Charting the Course: From Fee-for-Service to Fee-for-Value," visit us online at www.TheCamdenGroup.com.