Healthcare Provider Industry Leader Duke Joins Baker Tilly’s Revenue Cycle Management Practice as Principal

Michael Duke joins Baker Tilly’s healthcare consulting practice with significant growth objectives for the firm’s revenue cycle management practice.

CHICAGO (March 15, 2017) -- Nationally recognized accounting and advisory firm Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly) is pleased to announce that Michael Duke has joined the firm as a principal in its healthcare consulting practice. Duke has over 25 years of healthcare operations and IT experience and has been recognized for his commitment to excellence within the industry. 

“Mike’s focus on revenue cycle management and data analytics for healthcare providers is exactly what we needed to continue growing our healthcare practice,” Baker Tilly’s Healthcare Consulting Leader David Gregory said. “We are thrilled he is joining the team and look forward to his approach to amplify our value to clients.”

Duke has diverse experience and a record of accomplishment in leading people and programs, improving operational outcomes and developing best management practices. He was previously responsible for delivering revenue cycle improvement results as well as the design and implementation of proven data analytic solutions for healthcare providers nationally. 

“Healthcare is constantly evolving in complexity which makes it an exciting industry to work in,” Duke said. “The various levels of core issues that I have been fortunate enough to experience, have instilled a belief that healthcare provider organizations must continually strive to improve decision making capabilities and find significant ways to sustain revenue levels while driving wasted costs out of the system. Our focus at Baker Tilly is to assist our clients with meaningful solutions that optimize revenue cycle outcomes and drive material monetary results with an eye towards the impact of value-based care initiatives while effectively strategizing for new reimbursement models.”

Baker Tilly’s healthcare practice is comprised of tax, audit and advisory professionals that work with hundreds of hospitals, health systems and health plans developing new strategies for growth. The team has a vast array of financial, operational and strategic expertise covering the full spectrum of advisory services, including value-based service management, risk readiness, managed-care contracting and revenue cycle management. Connect with a Baker Tilly healthcare specialist at bakertilly.com/healthcare.

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Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly) is a nationally recognized, full-service accounting and advisory firm whose specialized professionals connect with clients and their businesses through refreshing candor and clear industry insight. With approximately 2,700 employees across the United States, Baker Tilly is ranked as one of the 15 largest accounting and advisory firms in the country. Headquartered in Chicago, Baker Tilly is an independent member of Baker Tilly International, a worldwide network of independent accounting and business advisory firms in 141 countries, with 28,000 professionals. The combined worldwide revenue of independent member firms is $3.8 billion.