Senior Healthcare Executive Joins Baker Tilly’s Chicago Healthcare Practice

Jeffrey Strauss has more than 30 years of specialized healthcare experience in the management and technology consulting field across multiple healthcare industry segments.

CHICAGO (April 19, 2016) -- Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly) named Jeffrey Strauss as a director in the firm’s healthcare consulting practice. Strauss has over 30 years of healthcare experience and brings his strategic thinking and ability to leverage technology and processes to Baker Tilly’s healthcare clients.

“Data is increasingly becoming the key to a successful healthcare organization,” Strauss said. “Reviewing claims and data elements enables efficiencies for clients that would otherwise remain untapped.”

Strauss experience covers a number of disciplines in the management and technology consulting field. He specializes in revenue cycle optimization and is also knowledgeable in ICD-10 transitions, systems implementations and integrations, and provider and payer contract management and claims processing. He has worked in multiple healthcare segments, such as academic medical centers, integrated delivery networks, post-acute care, physician group practices, community hospitals, Medicare-Advantage health plans and managed-care organizations.

“Jeff brings significant knowledge to the healthcare consulting practice, and we could not be more pleased to have him on board,” Baker Tilly’s healthcare consulting leader David Gregory said. “As we continue to grow our national practice and focus on the emerging value-based care trends, Strauss will be an integral part of leading these efforts in Chicago. His specific skill set is extremely beneficial in today’s healthcare world and will prove to be a differentiator with clients.”

Baker Tilly’s healthcare practice is comprised of consulting, tax and audit and advisory professionals that work with hundreds of hospitals, health systems and health plans developing new strategies for growth. Our 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.