Navigant adds two experts to healthcare segment

04 June 2019 2 min. read
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Management consulting firm Navigant has added Jeff Jackson and William Faber to its healthcare segment. The pair expand the firm’s capabilities in clinical integration, physician engagement, and IT.

Jeff Jackson joins Navigant as a managing director, and will support payer solution development and account growth. He brings 30 years of consulting experience in payers and providers, with expertise across transformation, M&A, pricing, and technology.

Jackson most recently was a principal at EY for more than seven years, where he worked in the areas of process improvement, Medicare compliance, cybersecurity, analytics, and customer experience. Before his time at EY, Jackson spent more than seven years in the health consulting practice of Accenture, where he was a managing director. He also previously worked at Capgemini.

Jackson holds a BS in mechanical engineering from the Missouri University of Science and Technology.

Jeff Jackson and William Faber - Navigant

William Faber, MD, a former health system executive, joins Navigant as a director. Faber has deep expertise in health system strategy, population health management, physician group management, and health IT. He was previously a principal at Lumina Health Partners, chief medical officer at El Camino Hospital, and a senior vice president at GE Healthcare. Faber also served as chief medical officer at Health Directions, senior vice president at Rochester Regional Health, and regional medical director at Advocate Medical Group.

He holds an MD, as well as an MA in medical ethics, from Loma Linda University. Faber also has a master of health care management from the Harvard School of Public Health, and a BA in communication from Andrews University.

“The addition of Jeff and Will significantly strengthens Navigant’s payer and provider population health capabilities,” Richard Bajner, Navigant managing director and healthcare value transformation practice leader, said. “Their decades of experience will help our payer and provider clients better prepare for sustainable performance improvement and growth by assuming risk through Medicare Advantage, commercial and Medicare value-based models, and clinically integrated network (CIN) development.”

The firm’s healthcare segment has experts with backgrounds in consulting, provider administration, clinical medicine, and other areas. The segment’s consultants support hospitals and health systems, government, life sciences companies, payers, and physician enterprises.

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