Nashville, TN (November 9, 2016) – Derek McLaren has joined LBMC, PC’s Nashville office, where he will serve as lead post-acute healthcare consultant in the healthcare consulting group. McLaren is a highly accomplished healthcare leader and licensed nursing home operator with more than 25 years of experience with a focus in post-acute care finance and operations, health information technology, post-acute medical groups and post-acute network strategy. In his new role at LBMC, he will focus on post-acute care, working with providers to effectively respond to strategic, regulatory and reimbursement challenges. McLaren will also work with hospitals to develop post-acute care network strategies.
“Derek’s real-world experience in the healthcare industry with an emphasis on the post-acute care industry is a natural fit with LBMC’s focus on providing financial and operational consulting,” said Andrew McDonald, LBMC Healthcare Consulting Services Shareholder, “As the healthcare industry positions itself for a more coordinated less-costly continuum of care, we are excited to have Derek on our team!”
Prior to joining LBMC, McLaren served as founder and president of healthcare consulting company Danshire Healthcare. In that role, McLaren developed and provided implementation strategies for nurse practitioner programs in post-acute care settings, and consulted with post-acute care companies in the areas of turnaround management, liability and asset protection, operational improvement and capital restructuring. McLaren also created an innovative medical model for post-acute care centers.
LBMC has more than 500 employees, with offices in Knoxville, Chattanooga and Nashville (Brentwood), Tennessee. Founded in 1984 as a traditional accounting firm, LBMC has expanded its focus to meet a broad range of financial, human resources and technology needs for its diverse client base. Specific services offered by the LBMC “Family of Companies” include accounting and assurance services, business and personal tax consulting, investment advisory services, transaction advisory services, permanent and contract staffing, human resources outsourcing, payroll services, technology solutions, data security and risk, health care revenue cycle and consulting, litigation support, business valuations, and mergers and acquisitions. For more information on LBMC, visit its web site at www.lbmc.com.