FTI Consulting to Advise Signature Healthcare on COVID-19 Surge Planning
Washington, D.C., April 13, 2020 — FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: FCN) and Signature Healthcare today announced that Signature Healthcare has engaged the Health Solutions practice at FTI Consulting to provide advisory services in workforce planning around preparing for a rapid increase in COVID-19 patients at their facilities.
FTI Consulting will work with Signature Healthcare to identify patient volumes and levels of staffing necessary to support such a surge in COVID-19 cases. In conjunction with defining these support-level requirements, FTI Consulting will work closely with Signature Healthcare leadership to develop ad-hoc task forces that will focus on resources and streamlining decision making processes to more efficiently handle a rapid surge of new patients to its facilities.
“Partnering with FTI Consulting will enable our management team to access crisis management healthcare professionals who are connected throughout the country and to other organizations dealing with this crisis,” said Kim Hollon, President and CEO at Signature Healthcare.
Commenting on the agreement, Lisa O’Connor, a Senior Managing Director in the Health Solutions practice at FTI Consulting, said, “As a member of the Boston community, we are honored to assist Signature Healthcare through this difficult time.”
About Signature Healthcare
Signature Healthcare is Southeastern Massachusetts’ premier local provider of quality, personalized medical services. Signature Healthcare is are comprised of the award-winning not-for-profit Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital; Signature Medical Group (SMG), a multi-specialty physician group of more than 150 physicians practicing in 18 ambulatory locations; and the Brockton Hospital School of Nursing.
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Source: FTI Consulting, Inc.