Chicago-based BDO USA LLP (FY13 net revenue of $683 million) announced the addition of Dr. William “Bill” Bithoney as MP with BDO Consulting and chief physician executive for BDO’s health care advisory practice, where he joins Dr. David Friend to co-lead clinical strategy for the BDO center for health care excellence and innovation.
“Dr. Bithoney’s industry experience is anchored firmly in academia, clinical excellence and practice, having conducted award-winning and groundbreaking work with accountable care organizations (ACOs),” says Patrick Pilch, national leader of BDO’s health care advisory practice.
Bithoney’s experience includes specializing in efficient clinical and hospital management, as well as in the development of ACOs. He has also developed managed care and academic strategies, managed a Medicare Advantage ACO, and developed self-sustaining models for performance and quality improvement, utilization review, utilization management and research strategies.
Wayne Berson, CEO of BDO USA, says, “Dr. Bithoney’s outstanding achievements in health care delivery support BDO’s model for delivering exemplary service that helps our clients meet their needs.”
“BDO recognizes the opportunity that exists for organizations in today’s unprecedented health care environment, and has developed an outstanding platform to deliver value to clients,” says Bithoney. “I am proud to join the high-caliber professionals at BDO and to collaborate with them as we continue to work to help improve health care delivery.”