Addition of Insurance and Risk Management Solutions
Enhances Pinnacle’s Services and Healthcare Market Expertise

CENTENNIAL, COLORADO (March 1, 2016) – Pinnacle Healthcare Consulting announces the launch of Pinnacle Healthcare Insurance Advisors (PHIA) to its current offerings.

Effective immediately, an industry-leading healthcare industry insurance and risk management executive is transitioning to a new leadership role within Pinnacle. The move expands Pinnacle’s ability to respond to increasing client requests for technical insurance solutions to help manage their ever-changing, complex business risks. PHIA will offer risk solutions such as medical professional liability, management/executive liability, cyber risk, customized physician disability, stop loss, reinsurance, captives, equipment warranty, and property/casualty for physicians, hospitals, senior living facilities, life science and medical device firms, health technology, ambulatory surgery centers, accountable care organizations, and many other healthcare related firms.

PHIA will be led by Michael D. Reis, ARM, CRIS. Mike is a recognized expert in insurance and risk management for the healthcare industry. Mike has over 20 years of experience in senior practice leader and business development roles for some of the world’s largest risk advisory firms. He specializes in medical professional liability, executive protection, cyber risks, group programs, strategic partnerships, alternative risk financing such as captives, and transactional solutions (M&A).

“As Pinnacle expands, we have sought to develop services that not only complement one another, but also address health organizations’ most difficult challenges,” stated David White, Principal and Partner. “This strategy makes Pinnacle uniquely positioned in the industry to positively affect client risk management and business performance in multiple areas. PHIA represents another dimension in this strategy,” White added.

Mike Reis, Managing Director of the new PHIA, explained, “It’s an honor to join a ‘best in class’ healthcare consulting firm such as Pinnacle Healthcare Consulting. Adding another area of expertise and risk solutions to Pinnacle’s unparalleled portfolio of services will allow Pinnacle’s clients to better manage their increasingly complex business risks in the changing healthcare environment.”

With these additions, the firm’s size increases to 56 team members across 16 office locations around the United States.

About Pinnacle Healthcare Consulting

Pinnacle’s mission is to deliver high value advisory services that help its clients manage risk, improve performance and achieve strategic objectives. The firm’s vision is to create a dynamic organization that thrives on solving problems and devising lasting solutions for its clients while providing a professionally fulfilling and rewarding work environment for its people.

Founded in 1998, Pinnacle Healthcare Consulting is a dynamic healthcare consulting company with expert resources to assist hospitals, physicians, and other health care organizations with operational, planning and transactional support needs. The consulting divisions and affiliated companies provide the health care industry with a multitude of resources and far reaching expertise to improve business performance.

Pinnacle is a trusted advisor to a wide array of both for-profit and not-for-profit health organizations nationwide and provides services through five consulting divisions including Compensation Valuation, Business Valuation, Strategy and Operations, Coding and Audit, and Medical Practice Advisory. Affiliates of Pinnacle include Physician FMV, LLC, a web-based compliance support program designed to help health systems comply with complex physician compensation arrangements; Assistive Coding, LLC, a professional services company providing outsourced medical coding services; NorthGauge Health Advisors, LLC, an independent clinical peer review services company that leverages an expert physician network to address questions of clinical decision-making, medical necessity and related matters; and Pinnacle Enterprise Risk Consulting Services, LLC, with offerings spanning compliance, internal audit, litigation and independent review organization services. For more information, please visit