about us

Objective, hands-on consultation
from professionals with flexibility and experience.

Larry Sargent is an original co-founder of Contemporary Health Care, Inc. (EXEC).  CHCI is a national healthcare consulting firm which focuses on providing finance/reimbursement, operations, strategic planning, program/service development, grants management, and physician-related services to our clients, of which they have been accustomed to over the years.  The professional healthcare careers of EXEC’s leadership spans over three decades and encompasses a wide-range of current areas in an ever-changing healthcare environment including FQHC development, transaction analysis, and network development/collaboration to name a few. Paving the way for EXEC’s growth and securing the firm’s excellent reputation in the healthcare industry today and in the future, has been facilitated by our strong consultancy structure led by Renee Helmstetter, CPA, Executive Vice President, Richard Lowenburg, Vice President, and John Lacour as Senior Special Project Advisor.

Contemporary Health Care, Inc. recognizes that all consulting engagements are unique. As such, all engagements are tailored to meet the specific needs of each client drawing upon our experience in similar situations. Our reputation is built upon a history of providing quality service to our valued clients.


All our services are available through our corporate offices in Fort Myers, FL and Luling, LA, as well as another office in Hope, NJ.

our team

Lawrence E. Sargent

    Larry Sargent, Executive V.P.,has 30+ years of experience in key areas of consulting to hospitals, physician groups, and ambulatory care providers. At EXEC, he oversees needs assessments, feasibility studies, and FQHC development. SEE DETAILED BIO

Gretchen Renee’ Helmstetter, CPA

    Renee Helmstetter's, Executive V.P., key áreas of consultancy to health systems and networks, academic medical centers, FQHCs/RHCs, & physician groups include strategic & business plans, practice/program assessments and feasibility studies. SEE DETAILED BIO

Richard T. Lowenburg

    Richard Lowenburg is our V.P. in charge of Governmental Relations. His projects encompass a broad spectrum of assignments relative to federal grants and grants management, along with the FTCA 340B Drug Pricing Programs. SEE DETAILED BIO

John Lacour, Senior Special Projects Advisor

    John Lacour is an CHCI Senior Special Projects Advisor, with focus on developing clinical service models for school districts that are able to be financially sustainable. SEE DETAILED BIO