James M. Berarducci Named Managing Director of Kurt Salmon Associates

May 07, 2004, 01:00 ET from Kurt Salmon Associates

    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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