VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- DIVURGENT, a national healthcare consulting firm with offices in Dallas, Texas and Virginia Beach, Virginia, is pleased to announce that Mary Staley-Sirois has joined their team as a Principal with responsibility for leading their clinical transformation practice. Mrs. Staley-Sirois brings nearly 20 years of healthcare operational and strategic planning experience across a wide spectrum of provider environments. She has worked with large and small healthcare systems on the necessary planning for clinical transformation, quality improvement and patient safety based on best practice and evidence-based processes. "The addition of a strategically oriented veteran like Mary shows DIVURGENT's commitment to assemble a leadership team that understands the future of healthcare," said DIVURGENT Managing Partner Philip Felt.
As a physical therapist by clinical background, Mrs. Staley-Sirois partnered with DIVURGENT over the past year while serving in her role as president of Resurgence Consulting on projects focused on clinical transformation, meaningful use readiness aligned with electronic health record best practices, and medical home model strategies. For three years prior, Mrs. Staley-Sirois worked at Baylor Health Care System as the Vice President of Clinical Transformation, responsible for leading their clinical transformation efforts across 12 hospitals and 450 physician practices. Preceding her position at Baylor Health Care System, she served as Vice President of Business Development and Vice President of HIPAA and Compliance services at HealthLink. Mrs. Staley-Sirois is well-versed on HIPAA compliance and is an accomplished public speaker on the subjects of clinical transformation, healthcare operations, quality improvement, and regulatory compliance. "I am thrilled to be a part of DIVURGENT and look forward to expanding our clinical transformation team who can advise and assist our clients in improving care and realizing the benefits of electronic health record adoption," said Mrs. Staley-Sirois.
DIVURGENT's clinical transformation practice will partner with clients to implement the processes and tools that will allow for the collection, measurement, and application of data toward improving the safety, timeliness, efficiency, and patient-centeredness of care. As the Principal responsible for the clinical transformation practice, Mrs. Staley-Sirois will focus on the alignment and hardwiring of clinical and business benefits opportunities with improving quality of care in healthcare. "Mary's versatility, leadership and experience with clinical transformation will add tremendous value to the services of DIVURGENT and will solidify our position as the leader in clinical transformation services," said DIVURGENT Managing Partner Colin Konschak.
Founded by a team of consulting veterans, DIVURGENT is a national healthcare consulting firm focused solely on the business of hospitals and other healthcare providers. DIVURGENT provides advisory, interim management, revenue cycle management, project management, clinical transformation, and modeling and simulation services to help improve patients' lives. DIVURGENT is currently engaged with multiple clients providing direction related to the incentives available to physician and hospital providers through the HITECH Act / American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.