Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) June 30, 2014
HealthGroup West is pleased to announce the addition of David C. Ashworth as Strategic Advisor to the HealthGroup West consulting team. Mr. Ashworth brings extensive healthcare planning, operations, and real estate development experience to his new role, including 27 years with Presbyterian Healthcare System, and subsequently Texas Health Resources. Mr. Ashworth was instrumental in negotiating and guiding the formation and evolution of Presbyterian Healthcare System, Harris Methodist Hospital and Arlington Memorial Hospital into Texas Health Resources, which is one of the largest faith-based, not-for-profit health care systems in the United States. Mr. Ashworth’s business development experience includes mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, start-ups and partnership development between not-for-profit and for-profit health systems, physicians and related third parties, as well as the strategic use of real estate assets.
He is the recipient of the Senior Level Healthcare Executive Regent’s Award from the American College of Healthcare Executives and has presented at numerous national, regional and local forums. Mr. Ashworth holds Masters Degrees in Healthcare Administration and Public Health, Epidemiology, as well as a Bachelor’s degree in Community Health.
HealthGroup West is a specialized consulting firm that provides market research, business planning and strategic managerial support to healthcare organizations seeking to evolve and expand service lines, optimize operational performance, and navigate the changing healthcare environment. The firm provides its clients with tailored solutions and implementation support for sustainable results. HealthGroup West has worked with more than 200 hospitals, health systems, and independent physician practices in the areas of market research, strategic and financial planning, facilities development, physician alignment, quality improvement, at-risk payment models, and the development of clinically integrated networks including accountable care organizations (ACOs).