The Pinnacle Group would like to welcome Alan Ashinhurst, consultant for Pinnacle Healthcare Consulting, joining in 2011 after two years as a practice administrator for a multi-state urgent care facility.  He brings with him multiple years of experience in various healthcare fields and positions to assist hospitals and physician offices with clinical and management needs. His expertise includes practice management, technology – electronic health records (EHR), and process and efficiency improvement.  Alan’s focus on managing physicians, staff and community relations brings a level of understanding and expertise to Pinnacle Healthcare Consulting in an operational capacity within the Coding and Audit Division.  

 Alan has a strong clinical background, working as a Radiologic Technologist in diagnostic imaging, endoscopy, special procedures, a traumatic burn unit as well as a sister company of The Pinnacle Group.  Alan has additionally worked as an admissions clerk in an Emergency Room and a ward clerk for a Post Anesthesia Recovery Room, giving him several years of hands on experience in patient care and customer service.  He received an AS in Radiologic Technology and BS in Health Services Administration from Washburn University.


  • Practice Management and Operations
  • Practice Management Systems and EHR
  • Contracting
  • Credentialing
  • Physician Relations
  • Process and Efficiency Improvement

 Professional Designations and Affiliations

  • Member, American Registry of Radiologic Technologist
  • Member, American Society of Radiologic Technologist


  • AS Radiologic Technology, Washburn University
  • BS Health Services Administration, Washburn University
  • Completed Study with The Leadership Institute

 Pinnacle Healthcare Consulting provides a range of strategic, financial and operational services to improve clinical and business performance for hospitals, health systems, physician groups and other healthcare organizations.  Pinnacle Healthcare Consulting is a nationally recognized leader in business valuation, physician compensation, medical staff planning, performance improvement and compliance support.  Other divisions of Pinnacle provide physician practice management, medical bill/coding, and technology/integration support services.  Pinnacle’s array of specialized and highly responsive client services promote advanced innovation while our dynamic team solidifies strong client relationships and assists in solving your most complex challenges. 

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