Celebration, FL (PRWEB) January 14, 2006
The Paquin Group (http://www.thepaquingroup.com), the nation’s leading specialist in healthcare-based retail, today announced that Julie Lonergan has been promoted to Vice President of Consulting Services. Lonergan has served as the lead consultant for The Paquin Group.
“Our consulting service grew 500% in 2005 and we are now serving the retail needs of over twenty hospitals,” said Paquin Group CEO, Tony Paquin. “Julie has been an important part of our consulting team and she is in a position to support our continued growth by working in this key leadership role,” he added.
“We are helping clients implement retail strategies and are building strategic partnerships with many hospitals to own and operate selected aspects of their retail businesses,” Lonergan explained. “By expanding our consulting staff we are giving the company the resources it needs to build these retail partnerships with hospitals across the United States,” she added.
Lonergan has a Masters in Healthcare Administration, and an established tenure in leading strategic planning and business development initiatives in healthcare organizations as well as the medical technology industry. She has first hand experience with successful implementation of retail strategies within healthcare organizations. As a hospital executive she led the business assessment, planning, and implementation of a five year phased retail enterprise.
About The Paquin Group
The Paquin Group is an alliance of industry leading experts and resources created to assist hospitals in the implementation of healthcare retail strategies. The company’s core mission is to increase revenue opportunities and minimize risks for healthcare organizations. As Medicare reimbursement rates continue to be pressured downward and expenses rise, new sources for non-reimbursed revenues are becoming essential to the financial viability of hospitals. Paquin helps hospitals identify and implement these new retail revenue strategies.
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