Press Release

Christine Malcolm Joins Navigant's Healthcare Practice

November 10, 2010 at 11:31 AM EST

CHICAGO, Nov 10, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --

Navigant announced today that Christine Malcolm has joined its Healthcare practice as a Managing Director and West Coast Healthcare Leader in San Francisco. She brings significant expertise in the healthcare sector particularly with assisting healthcare provider organizations in responding to healthcare reform.

"I am delighted about the addition of our new expert to the healthcare team," stated Dave Zito, Managing Director and head of Navigant's Healthcare Practice. "Christine's skills immediately enhance our West Coast presence, which abounds with senior staff with a full range of specializations including strategy and performance improvement, mergers and acquisitions, facilities, managed care, revenue cycle, coding documentation and state and federal payers."

Malcolm, who served as Senior Vice President, Hospital Strategy and National Facilities at Kaiser Permanente, and Senior Vice President, Strategy, Marketing and Program Development at Rush University Medical Center, is an expert with more than 20 years of experience providing strategic healthcare expertise and leading transformational change in some of the leading health care systems and academic medical centers in the US. She advises healthcare institutions on topics such as clinical transformation, managed care, Accountable Care Organization development, physician integration and alignment, performance improvement, IT facilities, service line and clinical program development, mergers and acquisitions, strategy and growth.

"I look forward to further building a robust multi-specialty health care practice for Navigant on the West Coast," said Malcolm. "Navigant is well positioned to be a trusted advisor to health systems and physician groups on a variety of issues - as we are especially attuned to the unique challenges they face in this highly competitive market."

For more information about Navigant Consulting's Healthcare Practice, please visit www.navigantconsulting.com/healthcare.

About Navigant

Navigant (NYSE: NCI) is a specialized, global expert services firm dedicated to assisting clients in creating and protecting value in the face of critical business risks and opportunities. Through senior level engagement with clients, Navigant professionals combine technical expertise in Disputes and Investigations, Economics, Financial Advisory and Management Consulting, with business pragmatism in the highly regulated Construction, Energy, Financial Services and Healthcare industries to support clients in addressing their most critical business needs. "Navigant" is a service mark of Navigant International, Inc. Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NCI) is not affiliated, associated, or in any way connected with Navigant International, Inc. and NCI's use of "Navigant" is made under license from Navigant International, Inc. More information about Navigant Consulting can be found at www.navigantconsulting.com.

SOURCE: Navigant

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