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Industry veteran Ron Brown joins Beacon Partners

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Beacon Partners, an independent healthcare consulting company, is pleased to announce that Ronald Brown (pictured) has joined the organization as a business development executive for Canada.

With 15 years experience in the healthcare industry, Ron Brown has extensive knowledge of the IT needs of Canadian hospitals and healthcare facilities, along with a deep understanding of the challenges they face.

Previously, he was the Canadian marketing manager for GE Healthcare IT, then becoming vice president of marketing and sales for AdapCS Canada, a provider of primary and consultative services in the areas of software development, corporate development, healthcare information technology and management. Most recently, Ron was with Bell Canada’s healthcare practice before coming on board at Beacon Partners.

Ron is based in Toronto, where Beacon Partners has a location nearby in Mississauga.

Beacon Partners is recognized industry-wide as the largest independent healthcare management consulting firm in North America. We are uniquely qualified to help organizations navigate the challenges of this new era in the healthcare community and optimize their potential to deliver the highest possible level of patient care.

Beacon Partner’s work in Canada includes projects in Alberta and Ontario. In Alberta, Beacon Partners was awarded a multi-year contract by Alberta Health and Wellness (AHW) to migrate data from 10 legacy electronic medical record (EMR) systems to three Alberta EMR systems. The three EMR solutions were selected by the AHW through a request for proposal procurement process.

Beacon Partners, the only firm in the industry that provides a satisfaction guarantee, has offices in Boston, San Francisco, and Toronto. It is one of the fastest growing privately held firms in healthcare management consulting. Please visit and Beacon Partners’ special healthcare information portal,

Posted March 11, 2010