Experienced Consultant and Industry Thought Leader Joins Healthcare
Management Consulting Practice
SANTA ANA, Calif., Nov. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- XRoads Solutions Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Ogan Gurel, M.D. as a Managing Director with its Healthcare Management Consulting Practice. "We are delighted to have Dr. Gurel join our team," said Vip Jain - Principal and Head of Healthcare Management Consulting. "Dr. Gurel's deep expertise and analytical approach perfectly complements the existing strengths of our team while his clinical background adds an important component that provides further value to our healthcare clients."
Dr. Gurel has more than 20 years of healthcare and life sciences experience spanning the clinical, scientific and business sides of the industry including an extensive background in healthcare consulting. While Medical Director and VP at Sg2 -- a leading healthcare provider strategy consultancy and think tank -- Dr. Gurel was involved in consulting, content development and marketing. He was also the principal architect of the Impact of Change database -- an industry-leading healthcare utilization forecasting system. While at Booz, Allen & Hamilton, Dr. Gurel worked with several Fortune 500 healthcare and life sciences clients including post-merger integration, innovation and research management, in-licensing strategy and pharmaceutical marketing restructuring projects.
Dr. Gurel comes to XRoads as a highly regarded healthcare thought leader. He has spoken worldwide on a variety of topics including emerging healthcare technologies, corporate innovation, next-generation business models and the future of healthcare. He serves as a juror for the Medical Design Excellence Awards and his commentaries have been published in many prominent publications, including the Wall Street Journal. Dr. Gurel also serves as Medical Producer at InTimeTV and hosts "Insights in Medicine" -- a weekly internet TV talk show for physicians and healthcare executives. Dr. Gurel also serves on the adjunct faculty at the University of Illinois - Chicago in Bioengineering.
About XRoads Healthcare Management Consulting
Dr. Gurel joins a group of highly dedicated and accomplished professionals on the XRoads Healthcare Management Consulting executive team. In addition to deep industry expertise, XRoads provides its healthcare and life sciences clients with several unique benefits including:
-- innovative solutions based on proprietary data-driven and analytic
-- comprehensive solutions that facilitate organizational and business
improvement and excellence,
-- a keen appreciation of the importance of stakeholder relationships in
change management, and
-- a balanced emphasis on both innovative solutions and efficient,
The XRoads Healthcare Management Consulting team has served a diverse and extensive spectrum of healthcare clients including hospitals, health systems, insurance providers and medical technology firms.
About XRoads Solutions Group
Originally founded as a turnaround and restructuring firm, XRoads Solutions Group today offers a range of professional services that enhance the value of both distressed and healthy companies. The firm's heritage in turnaround engagements is the source of distinctive strengths that provide value to healthy clients as well -- speed, pragmatism and a passion for getting things done. The XRoads Solutions Group is composed of four groups -- Management Consulting, Corporate Rescue, Corporate Finance and Case Management Services -- any combination of which can be applied to client benefit. Serving healthcare sector has been a major focus of XRoads since its inception.
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