Healthcare consulting firm expands consulting team to continue to deliver outstanding client service
April 4, 2016
POWAY, Calif. — Novia Strategies, one of the nation’s leading clinician-owned healthcare consulting firms, is pleased to welcome Aric Whitington to the firm’s Non Labor consulting team as a Project Associate.
“We are excited to have Aric join our Novia family,” comments Tom Fox, Managing Director and Non Labor Practice Lead for Novia Strategies. “He brings solid financial and analytical experience, acute attention to detail, and extensive hands-on experience working in hospitals and care management organizations, which will enable us to continue to deliver outstanding results for our clients.”
Prior to joining Novia, Aric worked with a care management organization in Austin, Texas, where he managed electronic data interchange projects, including ICD-10 preparedness and provider network data. Among his achievements: Aric created a client-centered analytics culture, resulting in a 10% improvement in contracted rates. Aric also worked as an interim administrator in a New Orleans geriatric behavioral health hospital, where he managed 100 employees and was responsible for the overall financial operations of the inpatient and outpatient facilities. Aric also held the role of Operations Coordinator and Compliance Officer at a hospital management company, where he worked closely with senior leadership and individual facilities to coordinate execution of special projects.
“I am tremendously excited to join the team,” says Aric Whitington, Project Associate of Novia Strategies. “I know that Novia will be a great fit for me to explore my passion for analytics and solutions implementation.”
Aric earned his Doctor of Philosophy in Molecular Biology of Cancer and Aging from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and his Masters of Public Administration in Executive Healthcare Administration from the University of Texas at Tyler.