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Top Portland consulting Firm sold to Atlanta company

May 12, 2015 - One of Oregon's leading business consulting firms is changing hands. However ACME Business Consulting won't undergo dramatic cultural or operational changes after its purchase by Atlanta-based North Highland.  Read More

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Making Healthcare Culturally Aware

May 13, 2015 -  Dr. Ricardo Martinez, Chief Medical Officer of North Highland, discusses how the health care industry must change to accommodate the demographic’ s specific health needs.  Read More

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Oil Layoffs Hit 100,000 and Counting

April 14, 2015 - Like many other oil-field workers, Chris Sabulsky spent years working a schedule known as “14 on, 14 off:” two weeks at an oil or gas well somewhere followed by another 14 days at home in East Texas, fishing for bass and crappie.  Read More

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Retail Brick-and-Mortar Revitalization in the Digital Age

April 13, 2015 - The digital disruption of retail and commerce is transforming retailers’ customer interactions. It’s evolving into a far more flexible, seamless omnichannel fulfillment model, which is critical for retailers’ continued success, viability and relevance.  Read More

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Will Robo Advisors Complement or Cannibalize Your Business

April 10, 2015 - Nearly every speaker at SIFMA's Private Client Conference talked about it. Almost every panel was asked about it. What was the hottest topic this year? Robo advisors.  Read More

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Are retailers ready for the looming October deadline?

April 2, 2015 - Retailers may hear the faint sound of a clock ticking. It’s part of the countdown to the credit card industry’s deadline for merchants to be ready to accept new chip-based cards — or face increased liability if the cards are used fraudulently. Read More

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Minimizing the ICD-10 Impact by Focusing on the Codes that Matte

February 26, 2015 - Consulting firm develops algorithm to determine the ICD-10 codes that matter to physicians.

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CEO Dan Reardon Featured in Saporta Report

January 12, 2015: North Highland CEO Dan Reardon discusses partnerships between business and the arts. Read More

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Fletcher Lance in Becker's

North Highland National Healthcare Leader Fletcher Lance discusses the ROI of health IT investments and what’s next based on lessons learned in Becker’s Healthcare. Read More

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Are SMBs Near the End of Organic Reach on Facebook?

December 12, 2014 - Sparks Grove's David Vanderpoel discusses the end of organic search and the impact on social strategy moving forward for brands. Read More

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Time is Running Out for Meaningful Use in 2014

December 12, 2014 - Fletcher Lance discusses meaningful use deadlines. Read More

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Empowering the Physician Champion to Lead Healthcare Transformation

November 20, 2014 – Dr. Ricardo Martinez covers the importance of physician engagement as part of healthcare transformation.  Read More

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Visionary FinTech Leaders Talk About The New Banking Customer Experience Model

November 17, 2014 – Daniel Durham discusses the evolution of customer experience in banking. Read More

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How to Attract and Keep the Next Generation of Clients

October 29, 2014 - Jill Jacques discusses how advisers can attract and keep the next generation of clients. Read More

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An Outsourced Business Financing Partner

October 27, 2014 – Oliver Colling featured in Financial Director discussing outsourcing aspects of finance business partnering. Read More

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Why the Ebola Patients Were Transferred

October 16, 2014 – Dr. Ricardo Martinez talks to NPR’s Marketplace about the importance of hospital preparedness due to not only Ebola, but other diseases as well. Read More

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The Challenges Energy Companies Face After Mergers

October 7, 2014 – North Highland’s oil and gas experts sit down with the Houston Business Journal to discuss the challenges oil and gas companies face during mergers and acquisitions. Read More

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Alex Bombeck, president of North Highland’s Sparks Grove division, discusses the creation of our cutting-edge Social Insights Lab. 

September 30, 2014 - It’s no secret that analyzing and parsing through the massive pile of data companies accumulate through the natural course of doing business has become a huge industry. Read More

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How Grocers Can Safeguard Digital Payments

September 26, 2014 – North Highland payments expert Chuck Winter provides grocers with guidance on EMV compliance and how to address payment security Read More

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ICD-10 Preparation: 9 Keys to Ensure Your Practice is Ready

September 22, 2014 - North Highland's national healthcare lead, Fletcher Lance, discusses the importance of preparing for ICD-10 and understanding the codes that matter. Read More

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EHR Vendor Relations: 4 Tips to Better Communication

September 15, 2014 - Fletcher Lance, North Highland's national healthcare lead, discusses the importance of appointing a liaison with a vendor. Read More

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Moving Emergency Care Systems Forward

August 22, 2014 - Dr. Ricardo Martinez, North Highland's Chief Medical Officer, discusses the continuum of emergency care and the need for transformation to provide high-quality care at lower costs and across distances. Read More

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The Value of Customer Journey Mapping 

August 22, 2014 - While on the quest for omnichannel excellence in today's retail industry, it's important to remember the perennial challenge of understanding and influencing human behavior. Check out the latest article by North Highland's Toby Hawkes and Michael Baum. Read More

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Differentiating Winners and Losers

August 14, 2014 - Staying with the ICD-10 program will continue to bear fruit operationally in a way that translates strongly to the bottom line says Fletcher Lance, Vice President and national healthcare lead at North Highland. Check out his latest article on the benefits in transitioning to ICD-10. Read More

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Fletcher Lance: Health Law Carries Issues, Opportunities

July 30, 2014 - Fletcher Lance, Vice President and national healthcare lead at North Highland discusses trends in healthcare, health exchanges and telemedicine.   Read More

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Customer-Friendly Mortgage Lessons from Banks Down Under

July 15, 2014 - With help from their friends down under, innovative banks and disruptors may yet be able to redefine mortgages and recast the U.S. mortgage landscape. North Highland’s Scott Mullen shares customer-friendly mortgage lessons.  Read More

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A Critical Condition

July 2014 - Fletcher Lance, North Highland's national healthcare lead, comments on the current state of healthcare and how the consulting industry can help. Read More

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Hooked on PEDs: Performance-Enhanced Departments

June 2014 - Fletcher Lance, North Highland's national healthcare lead, comments on process improvement initiatives within the healthcare industry. Read More

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It's Not Too Late to Catch Up on Meaningful Use

May 13, 2014 - Fletcher Lance, North Highland's national healthcare lead, provides his expertise on the difficulties of navigating complex timelines associated with implementation of Meaningful Use of EHR. Read More

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ICD-10 Delay: Good News or Bad for Physicians?

Fletcher Lance, vice president and national healthcare leader at consulting firm North Highland, discussed the importance of providers continuing to evaluate how they want to use their resources to move forward with ICD-10 preparation.  Read More

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Becoming a Strategic Partner: Leveraging the Acquisition Life Cycle and a Perfect Storm for Change

April 2014 - Dr. Peter Cotterrell and Kim Clarke discuss how service, value, and results are driven by the capacity and capability of skilled professionals.  Read More

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An Employee-Owned Customer Centric Consulting Firm

March 16, 2014 - Dan Reardon discusses North Highland’s culture and what sets us apart from other consulting firm
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Myths and Realities of Omnichannel Retailing

February 26, 2014 – Liz Ebert shares what’s real and what not along with current trends within the retail industry. Read More

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The CIO Survival Kit for 2014

January 16, 2014 - Ben Grinnell, North Highland's global CIO services leader, shares advice to help CIOs shine this year. Read More

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The 2014 Executive Outlook

January 2014 - Dan Reardon, CEO, provides highlights of North Highland in 2013 and discusses the opportunities for 2014 Read More

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ER Waits Can Be Dangerously Long

January 4, 2014 - Dr. Ricardo Martinez, North Highland's Chief Medical Officer, comments on the current ER model. Read More