Chi Solutions, Inc. CEO Appointed to Salem State University Foundation Board of Directors

Chi Solutions Inc. CEO and Salem State University Alumma Kathy Murphy gives back through foundation board appointment.

Ann Arbor, MI, August 13, 2014 --( Chi Solutions, Inc., a leading healthcare consulting firm focused on delivering cost savings, new revenue, and optimized operations for clinical laboratory and other diagnostic departments is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Kathleen Murphy to The Salem State University Foundation board of directors for two three-year terms.

Dr. Murphy is an alumna of the university and her professional experience spans over 30 years in progressively responsible roles in diagnostic services management and consulting. As Chi’s senior executive, Dr. Murphy oversees complex engagements involving strategic options development, operations optimization, performance improvement, and outreach growth and implementation. As a noted speaker and author, Dr. Murphy also directs the annual performance and publication of Chi’s widely regarded and referenced Comprehensive National Laboratory Outreach Survey.

Before joining Chi Solutions, Inc., Dr. Murphy directed laboratory and radiology operations at two of the top academic medical centers in Boston. Dr. Murphy obtained her PhD in microbiology and immunology from the University of Dakota and has completed executive coursework at Dartmouth and Harvard Business School. Murphy recognizes the importance of giving back to the community through volunteering at Merrimack Valley Hospice House as well as being a mentor and presenter for the Enterprise Center at Salem State University to help businesses from start-ups to growth companies to non-profits become more successful. “I am very grateful for the impact Salem State had in launching my professional career and this is my chance to give back,” says Murphy.

About Salem State University

A private, not-for-profit organization, the Salem State Foundation’s mission is to help Salem State University meet those needs and goals not met through public funding by raising, investing and distributing private contributions.

Salem State University, established in 1854, is a comprehensive, public institution of higher learning located approximately 15 miles north of Boston, Massachusetts. The university enrolls 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students representing 44 states and 61 nations, and is one of the largest state universities in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. With over 200 veterans currently enrolled, Salem State has been designated a Military Friendly institution by G.I. Jobs, placing it in the top 20% of schools nationwide.

About Chi Solutions, Inc.

Chi Solutions, Inc. (Chi) is a nationally-recognized healthcare consultancy that delivers cost savings, new revenue, and operational improvement opportunities for hospitals, freestanding laboratories, and imaging and outpatient centers. With a quest to consistently offer proven outcomes and drawing on its wide-ranging expertise in strategic planning, outreach, operations improvement, compliance, benchmarking, Lean Six Sigma, outsourced sales and management services, and mergers and acquisitions, Chi helps its clients achieve measurable business objectives and find ways to efficiently deliver the highest level of patient care. Chi’s clients and industry partners also benefit equally from the company’s unparalleled market research capabilities and extensive proprietary database that identifies and defines industry trends. For more information, visit or call (800) 860-5454.
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Julie Stein