You don't have to be a hospital executive or university provost to see the impact our experts have on health care and higher education—just open a newspaper. Below, we've shared recent examples of how The Advisory Board Company is making headlines.
Mary’s Center named Washington’s most innovative PR & marketing team 2016
January 6, 2017 | PR Urgent
"Nonprofits struggle in terms of adequate staffing and budget for marketing. The key to our success has been having committed staff members throughout the organization who are always willing talk to the media, write blog posts and be active on social media to enhance our department’s marketing efforts," said Mary’s Center director of communications and public relations Lyda Vanegas. "Their support, and the advice of consultants like The Advisory Board Company and ROI Marketing Group, has helped us win this important recognition."
Help wanted: Hospitals struggle to hire staff
December 22, 2016 | Marketplace
Some hospitals are having trouble recruiting frontline staff like home health aides and medical assistants. A report from the White House suggests hospitals develop deeper relationships with community colleges to better tailor curriculum to meet employer needs, Dan Gorenstein reports on a task force that includes The Advisory Board Company.
How White House, Advisory Board want to improve health care hiring
December 21, 2016 | POLITICO Pulse
The Obama administration and external partners in a new report summarize strategies for getting more Americans good jobs in health care.
D.C. employers win high marks for LGBT policies
December 7, 2016 | The Blade (Washington, D.C.)
Among the D.C. companies receiving a 100 rating, the highest possible score, were the Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae), the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc., The Advisory Board Company, and 11 nationally recognized law firms.
This project is starting a conversation through art
November 18, 2016 | The Daily WRAG
Congratulations to the WRAG members whom Washington Business Journal Corporate Philanthropy Awards ranked in the top ten by volunteer hours in the large business category, including The Advisory Board Company.
How a $250 billion industry lost its bad reputation
November 2, 2016 | Wall Street Journal
Matthias Kipping and his co-authors float the possibility that consulting and b-schools will return to the kind of social mission that business schools once had, which was to create more enlightened managers and “better” people, who would then make socially responsible business decisions. For example, firms like The Advisory Board Company are offering more pro bono and nonprofit work to appeal to younger employees.
Advisory Board makes volunteering a priority
October 7, 2016 | Modern Healthcare
Advisory Board featured as one of Modern Healthcare's "Best Places to Work in Healthcare."
Balancing the work-life ledger
September 12, 2016 | Working Mother
All of the Big Four accounting firms have been on the Working Mother Best Companies list for at least 20 years. Even more professional-services fill out the 100 Best, including The Advisory Board Company.
Management consultants, 2016
August 22, 2016 | Modern Healthcare
Advisory Board ranks second in the industry.
Meg Voorhis, The Advisory Board Company (2016 Working Mothers of the Year)
August 13, 2016 | Working Mother
Voorhis is a leader who invests deeply in her team and works hard to tailor her style to help those around her succeed.
New Crop of Robots to Vie for Space in the Operating Room
July 28, 2016 | The New York Times
New systems will need to be priced low enough to entice hospitals and outpatient surgical centers that have not yet invested in a da Vinci, as well as convince those with established robotic programs to consider a second vendor or switching suppliers altogether. "That is where competitors can differentiate," Advisory Board’s Vik Srinivasan told Reuters’ Susan Kelly.
How to Navigate—and Budget for—a New Frontier of Hospital Staffing
July 27, 2016 | hfm Blog
Hospitals that have been on workforce “autopilot” these past few years are finding that benchmarks have become more aggressive, Advisory Board’s John Johnston writes. Moreover, hospitals are faced with a new set of clinical and administrative roles that simply don’t fit the old model of “worked hours per unit of service.”
4 ways health care organizations can reduce claim denials
July 26, 2016 | Becker’s Hospital Review
Health care organizations' annual losses from denial write-offs range from as little as 1% of net patient revenue to as high as 4 or 5%, according to Advisory Board. "1% sounds like a small number, but it's actually a really concerning number when you think about the scale," Advisory Board’s Jim Lazarus told Kelly Gooch.
17 of the most interesting people in health care
July 25, 2016 | Becker’s Hospital Review
Edward Marx has spent his career building and leading teams at the forefront of health care information technology. He is currently senior vice president at Advisory Board.
Beaumont, Oakwood, United Physicians to form clinically integrated network
July 25, 2016 | Crain’s Detroit Business
Nationally more than 500 clinically integrated networks exist, according to Advisory Board, writes Jay Greene.
The big lift: How Davis Construction is raising historic buildings to pour a foundation for Square 450
July 25, 2016 | Washington Business Journal
The 720,000-square-foot project, 655 New York Ave. NW, will blend the historic buildings and new construction to create the future home of The Advisory Board Company.
The Healthcare Informatics 100 Product Breakouts: Data Analytics
June 24, 2016 | Healthcare Informatics
Advisory Board ranks No. 1 among the Top 5 data analytics firms by revenue.