Irene Torino Joins Navigant's Healthcare Disputes, Compliance and
CHICAGO, Nov 04, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --
Navigant (NYSE: NCI) announced today that Irene Torino joined the Atlanta office as a Managing Director in the Healthcare Disputes, Compliance & Investigations practice. She joins the Company with more than 25 years of experience in compliance, risk mitigation, litigation support and operational consulting.
"The impact of healthcare reform is just beginning to be understood," said Kevin Cornish, Managing Director of the Healthcare Disputes, Compliance & Investigations practice. "Certainly, the long term implications on regulatory inquiries and enforcement in the healthcare industry will be significant. Providing our clients with the level of industry knowledge and regulatory expertise Irene possesses will be incredibly valuable to healthcare clients at this crucial time as they address these impacts on their organizations."
During her career, Ms. Torino has assisted clients and their counsel with regulatory issues related to fraud and abuse, expert testimony, corporate integrity agreements, performance audits, and claims and reimbursement reviews. In addition, Ms. Torino has led numerous large litigation support and compliance engagements for a wide variety of providers, including academic medical centers, community hospitals, pharmacies, laboratories, dialysis companies, and diagnostic centers across the U.S. She has implemented monitoring systems to identify and mitigate compliance risks and assisted clients with reporting and corrective action plans. She is frequently sought as an advisor and expert by many providers and their internal and external Counsel.
She was most recently with Huron Consulting Group, having previously served at Navigant and Andersen. Prior to her years in consulting, Ms. Torino served in both clinical and administrative capacities within large academic and urban hospitals.
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.
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