Stephen L. FurryChief Executive Officer


Steve is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Catalyst Healthcare Advisors. Steve’s primary expertise is in managing large, complex performance improvement projects. Over the past 35 years Steve has assisted hundreds of healthcare providers with their efforts to improve overall performance and reduce costs. He is particularly adept at managing the change process and helping boards, medical staffs and senior management successfully implement the changes necessary to reposition their organizations for sustainable success.

Prior to founding Catalyst Healthcare Advisors, Steve was a Partner at Wellspring Partners/Huron Consulting Group, a national healthcare performance improvement consulting firm and a member of the firm’s Management Committee. Steve led the U.S. Healthcare Information Technology Consulting practice for PricewaterhouseCoopers and co-founded and served as Managing Partner for a full-service healthcare consulting firm, V4 Consulting. Steve also served 17 years with Ernst & Young as a Partner in the national health care consulting practice.


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“Catalyst exceeded our original targets in workforce productivity, supply chain/purchased services and clinical redesign.”

Richard D’Aquila
Executive Vice President
Yale New Haven Health System

“Catalyst kick-started our EHR selection by leading us through a proven process that resulted in stakeholder consensus.”

Brent A. Richard
Administrative Director of Information Services
Southern Ohio Medical Center

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