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Stacy Empson to Join SuperSibs! Board


Chicago, IL, December 1, 2009: SuperSibs!, an international non-profit based out of Chicago that supports the siblings of children with cancer, appoints Stacey Empson to its board of directors.

Ms. Empson is the CEO of Epiphany Healthcare Advisors, a local business consulting firm. She has served on several healthcare industry and non-profit boards, and SuperSibs welcomes her leadership and philanthropic passion.

For more information about SuperSibs! or to support this important cause, please visit


Seasoned Healthcare Leader Stacey Empson to Lead Courtyard Group's U.S. Office

Courtyard Group

Toronto, ON, September 3, 2009: Courtyard Group is pleased to announce the appointment of veteran healthcare professional Stacey Empson to the role of Partner for our U.S. operation. Based in Chicago, Stacey will lead our consulting team of 35 to serve clients from our New York and Chicago locations.

Ms. Empson has worked exclusively in the healthcare provider industry for 20 years, most recently as the founder and CEO of Epiphany Healthcare Advisors, a business consulting firm. Previously, she was a partner in IBM Global Business Services and was part of the executive team that drove IBM’s healthcare services strategy, operations and delivery. Ms. Empson came to IBM through the acquisition of Healthlink Incorporated, where she was an executive vice president, and also previously served as vice president for Child Health Corporation of America.

Ms. Empson has extensive management experience and has expertise in strategic and business planning, executive and physician facilitation, and contract negotiation.

She has a Juris Doctorate from the University of Kansas School of Law and a Masters in Healthcare Administration from the University of Kansas School of Medicine. She is a HIMSS Fellow and an ACHE Diplomate/Certified Healthcare Executive. Ms. Empson is, or has been, active on the Boards of Directors of several foundations and she has been accepted into the Women Business Leaders of the U.S. Health Care Industry Foundation.

Courtyard Managing Partner Dave Wattling commented, “We have operated in the U.S. for six years now, and are seeing unprecedented demand for our healthcare transformation services. We are thrilled to have Stacey on board to lead our growth and meet the market challenge.”


Epiphany Healthcare Advisors Named Council Partner of Gerson Lehrman Group

Chicago, IL, February 25, 2008: Epiphany Healthcare Advisors (Epiphany) has been named a Council Partner with Gerson Lehrman Group (GLG) , the world’s leading network of experts. GLG’s services and web-based software help the world’s leading financial services firms, professional service firms, corporations and nonprofits find, engage and manage experts. Typically, clients engage GLG experts through telephone consultations, in-person meetings or written reports.

GLG carefully recruits experts and assembles them into global networks, called GLG Councils. Not only are 100% of Epiphany’s leaders and associates individual experts in the GLG Healthcare Councils network, but Epiphany’s corporate designation as a Council Partner allows the firm to offer longer term, strategic engagements and professional expertise to GLG clients. “Epiphany looks forward to serving GLG clients by leveraging our network of healthcare business and clinical leaders to provide market analysis and strategic insight into issues affecting the healthcare services, pharmaceutical and technology sectors,” says Stacey Empson, Epiphany CEO.