Baker Tilly US hires healthcare specialist Jeffrey Strauss

10 June 2016 2 min. read
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Baker Tilly US has hired healthcare specialist Jeffrey Strauss as Director in its Chicago-based Healthcare Consulting Practice. Strauss joins from J Strauss Consulting, and will be responsible for servicing the firm's healthcare clients with new technologies and processes.

Prior to joining Baker Tilly, Jeffrey Strauss was President at his consulting firm, J Strauss Consulting, founded in 2005. Strauss’s firm provided clients with solutions to challenges and sought improvement opportunities in their healthcare revenue cycle. Concurrently, between 2010 and 2013, Strauss was an Associate Director of Protiviti’s Central Region Healthcare Practice. In the role, he was responsible for sales and delivery of the revenue cycle and ICD-10 solution improvement for a range of strategic clients. Earlier roles include Vice President at Health Management Systems, Director at the InfoTrust Group, Director at West Suburban Hospital Medical Center - preceded by a range of positions culminating in Director at Rush Presbyterian St. Luke's Medical Center / Rush Health Plans, Staff Accountant at Helix, and Staff Accountant at Bon Secour Hospital; where he started his career in 1986.

Strauss holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from Purdue University.

Jeffrey Strauss - Baker Tilly

Baker Tilly has hired Strauss as a Director for its Healthcare Consulting Practice. In the new role, Strauss will be responsible for services to the firm’s healthcare clients by providing them with strategic insights and through leveraging new technologies and processes.

“Jeff brings significant knowledge to the healthcare consulting practice, and we could not be more pleased to have him on board,” Says David Gregory, Healthcare Consulting Leader at Baker Tilly. Commenting on his new role at Baker Tilly, Strauss states that “data is increasingly becoming the key to a successful healthcare organisation,” and further elaborates “reviewing claims and data elements enables efficiencies for clients that would otherwise remain untapped.”

As Baker Tilly continues to grow their national practice and focus on the emerging value-based care trends, David Gregory's response on the addition of Strauss as Director is "he 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.”