Berkeley Research Group appoints healthcare strategy expert


Berkeley Research Group appoints healthcare strategy expert

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California-based Berkeley Research Group (BRG) has hired Orlando Alvarez Jr. as a managing director in its healthcare performance improvement (HPI) practice and lead HPI's enterprise strategy practice.

Alvarez is said to be a healthcare strategy expert with 27 years’ experience in US markets including Arizona, Florida, Indiana, Ohio and South Carolina. Before joining BRG, Alvarez served as chief strategy officer at Cleveland Clinic Florida. He also held strategy and business development leadership positions at Sisters of Charity Health System, Vanguard Health Systems, Mercy Health System and OrNda HealthCorp.

"We're extremely pleased to have Orlando join our team as we continue to expand our capabilities in healthcare strategy," said Paul Osborne, leader and cofounder of BRG's HPI practice. "He brings an impressive background that will enhance our strong platform helping hospitals improve their bottom line."

Alvarez commented: "Healthcare exists in a dynamic environment that calls for laser-focused strategic thought leadership. I am excited to leverage BRG's solid record while focusing on enhancing and building on existing strategic capabilities to help deliver benefits to our clients globally."

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