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Jason Beirne

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Overview

Jason Beirne applies more than 20 years of operations improvement experience to healthcare provider clients including hospitals, health systems, academic medical centers, and physician practices. He has held leadership positions with both hospital systems and some of the largest healthcare consulting and financial advisory firms in the United States.

Mr. Beirne has extensive experience advising and implementing performance improvement solutions to healthcare provider clients as they overcome complex financial challenges. He has successfully led complex hospital performance improvement engagements by targeting improvements focused on labor cost reduction, supply and purchased service cost reduction, revenue-cycle improvements, length-of-stay reductions, reductions in physician expenses, savings in human resource expenses, and revenue improvements from improved clinical documentation.

Representative examples of Mr. Beirne's engagement experience include:

  • As part of a larger comprehensive performance-improvement engagement for a major academic medical center with over $2 billion in annual net revenues, led the Workforce initiative, which realized savings over $50 million.
  • Led a comprehensive performance-improvement engagement for an academic medical center with over $450 million in annual net revenues. Targeted improvements focused on labor cost reduction, supply and purchased service cost reduction, revenue-cycle improvements, length-of-stay reductions, reductions in physician expenses, savings in human resource expenses, and revenue improvements from improved clinical documentation. Helped the organization achieve a combined $22 million in improvements.
  • Led the development of the BRG Healthcare Performance Improvement practice’s focus on workforce processes, tools, and staffing, helping it to become a current industry leader.

Education

Marshall Graduate College
M.S., Information Systems

West Virginia Institute of Technology
B.S., Electrical Engineering 

Employment History

Huron Consulting Group (Wellspring Partners)
Director
2006–2011

PricewaterhouseCoopers
Manager
2004–2006

McKesson
Director of Pharmacy Administration
2003–2004

Charleston Area Medical Center
Multiple roles, with last being Manager, Pharmacy Financial Affairs and Information Systems
1988–2003    

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