By using our interim leadership and executive search services together, UHC members can solve immediate challenges and strategically position their organizations for growth while taking time to select the right permanent candidate.
Lenexa, KS (Vocus) April 2, 2010
University HealthSystem Consortium (UHC) based in Oak Brook, Ill., today announced a strategic partnership with B. E. Smith for Executive Leadership Solutions.
With the signing of this agreement, UHC’s members, consisting of 107 academic medical centers and 232 affiliate hospitals, can leverage B. E. Smith’s comprehensive suite of leadership services, including Interim Leadership and Executive Search Services. The contract is effective immediately.
“This partnership with UHC gives its members an opportunity to turn a short-term leadership vacancy into a long-term advantage,” said Doug Smith, chief executive officer, B. E. Smith. “By using our interim leadership and executive search services together, UHC members can solve immediate challenges and strategically position their organizations for growth while taking time to select the right permanent candidate.”
About B. E. Smith
Founded in 1978, B. E. Smith is a full-service healthcare leadership solutions firm and a leading provider of Interim Leadership, Permanent Executive Placements and Consulting Solutions. The company is comprised of veteran healthcare leaders who partner with each client to create a solution that uniquely fits that client’s individual needs. Recently, B. E. Smith placed more than 600 leaders into healthcare organizations worldwide. For more information, visit http://www.besmith.com.
The University HealthSystem Consortium (UHC), formed in 1984, is an alliance of 107 academic medical centers and 232 of their affiliated hospitals, representing approximately 90% of the nation’s nonprofit academic medical centers. UHC offers its members specific programs and services to improve clinical, operational, financial, and patient safety performance. The mission of UHC is to advance knowledge, foster collaboration, and promote change to help members succeed in their respective markets. For more information, visit http://www.uhc.edu.