Crowe US hires David Reitzel as head of healthcare consulting practice

15 April 2024 2 min. read
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Crowe US, a national, mid-market accounting and consulting firm, has hired David Reitzel as managing principal for its healthcare consulting practice.

Based in the firm’s Chicago headquarters, Reitzel will lead a team that helps improve patient and provider experience with connected and accessible data, increased transparency, and automation.

He brings more than 25 years of healthcare consulting experience, with expertise across transformation and performance improvement. Reitzel most recently was a principal and health IT leader at EY US, and before that was a principal and commercial advisory healthcare leader at Grant Thornton US. Earlier in his career, he spent 14 years at Deloitte Consulting, where he was latterly a senior manager.

Reitzel has an MBA in management information systems from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Carthage College.

Crowe US hires David Reitzel as head of healthcare consulting practice

“David's deep industry knowledge and range of expertise in the healthcare consulting and technology sector is a big win for our clients," said Mike Edwards, managing principal of Crowe's consulting business. "We are making significant investments in our healthcare solutions, capabilities, and talent to build a more robust, diverse healthcare business that holistically serves the broad spectrum of companies across the healthcare ecosystem."

Reitzel added, “Healthcare organizations need to drive more value with what they have, and actively manage cost pressures for patients, providers, and payers. It's important that the future focus of cost savings is placed on improved technology optimization, and this Crowe team is well placed to deliver that expertise.”

Crowe has more than 5,000 employees nationwide and is the 11th-largest CPA firm in the United States, according to Inside Public Accounting, with annual revenue of $1.3 billion.

The firm recently hired Mike Edwards, also formerly of EY, as managing principal of its consulting business and acquired ITR Economics, a Manchester, NH-based economic research and intelligence firm.