ATLANTA, May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Global management consulting firm Kurt Salmon Associates (KSA) named James Berarducci Managing Director of its Health Care Group, effective March 2004. Mr. Berarducci is a specialist in health care strategic and facility planning. He has an outstanding record of developing long-lasting relationships with major clients across the country. He joined KSA in 1988 and has been involved in a wide variety of consulting engagements in a broad range of health care settings, including large multi-specialty physician group practices, academic medical centers, national Catholic-sponsored health systems, and urban, suburban, and rural hospitals. Mr. Berarducci, a Vice President and Officer of KSA, is a member of the KSA Board of Directors. Prior to being appointed Managing Director, he served as Regional Director of the Health Services Division, and as National Director of KSA's Health Care Strategy Group. Mr. Berarducci received his undergraduate degree from the University of Minnesota-Duluth and his graduate degree in Health Care Administration from the University of Minnesota. He has been an adjunct professor at the University of Minnesota MHA Program for more than 15 years. Mr. Berarducci is the son of Donna Berarducci and the late Carman Berarducci. He resides in Duluth, Minnesota, with his wife, Mary Kay, and their four children. Kurt Salmon Associates is the premier global solutions provider serving the consumer products and health care industries. Founded in 1935, KSA brings to each engagement a deep understanding of these industries' dynamics. KSA's Health Care Group provides solutions focused exclusively to the leading multi- hospital systems, community hospitals, academic medical centers, children's hospitals, and physician group practices. KSA's Health Care Group helps clients achieve significant gains through strategic, facility, and information technology planning.
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