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Pl SE Bothell, WA
Seasoned medical practice
executive possessing an excellent balance of operational experience
and people skills in the management of medical practices. Bottomline
oriented with a keen eye for building relationships and systems that
optimize the quality of patient care and customer service experience
while maintaining tight fiscal management controls. Works well with
diverse groups of individuals within all levels of an organization.
Puget Sound Gastroenterology, PS, Seattle,
Chief of Operations for provider,
employee gastroenterology practice with clinic locations, endoscopy
facilities and histology laboratory in the greater Seattle area.
Duties include business and strategic planning, management of all human
resource and information systems activities and direct oversight of
directors and clinical and nonclinical managers in daily operational
Project Management – EMR
Completed due diligence
and provided guidance to CEO and Board of Directors in selection of
EMR vendor gMed.
Implemented endo report
writer ERW application at first of endo centers in late January
Recently negotiated %
discount for new endoscopy equipment for one of our divisions.
toptiered pricing discount with major medical supply manufacturer which
will result in savings of well over $k during the term of the agreement.
Project manager for a new
clinic, corporate office and histology lab in Mill Creek as well as
a remodel for our Eastside Gastroenterology clinic.
Immediately tripled the
size of space for our histology lab, thereby allowing us to increase
specimen production and add additional pathology services which will
Coordinated a phased construction
approach which allowed our Eastside Division to continue to operate
at full capacity and resulted in completion of the remodel on time and
Developed new space plan
with minimal notice based upon new Medicare guidelines which resulted
in minimal impact to construction timeline and growth of medical services
into new territory.
South Denver Gastroenterology, Lone
Chief Executive Officer for providers
and employees with clinic locations, AAAHCcertified endoscopy
facilities and joint venture pathology laboratory. Duties included
strategic planning, marketing, contract negotiation, risk management
and overall executive leadership of nd largest GI medical
practice in the greater Denver area.
Collaborated with Swedish
Health System Denver for additional practice resources.
Restructured ASC clinical
Eliminated Director position
and completed reaccreditation through AAAHC. Restructuring provided
savings to group of $k.
Introduced new accounting
firm GHP Horwath to better meet long term financial needs of the practice.
Firm was instrumental in
providing CFOrelated duties including overall financial reporting and
corporate tax review activities, in addition to change in accounting
SDG physicians saved money
on their personal taxes through coordinated and streamlining of accounting
oversight by GHP.
Completed due diligence
and selection of new phone system for the practice prior to departure.
Savings of over % in service
expense over previous, outdated phone system which had been discontinued.
Billings Clinic, Billings, MT
Service line responsibilities for
physician GI group and outpatient endoscopy department including daytoday
management, strategic planning, budget preparation and marketingrelated
Responsible for managing
a combined $+ million operation per year. We generated ,+
clinic encounters and , procedures during the fiscal year.
Increased current FY Net
Revenue over $, from previous fiscal year.
Responsible for managing
the implementation of the EMR clinical reporting application within
the clinic and endoscopy facility.
Assisted Billings Clinic
in acquisition of former employer, ObGyn Associates in Bozeman, Montana.
South Coast Orthopedic Associates,
Coos Bay, OR
Increased MRI profitability
by % by improving access to schedules.
Developed Centralized Business
Office to integrate billing functions and staff between the ASC and
Reduced voluntary staff
turnover by %.
Successfully acquired EMR
system for the practice.
ObGyn Associates, Bozeman, MT
Consolidated key administrative
tasks including A/P and payroll to reduce overall administration costs
Recruited two physicians
to the group as part of overall provider growth and succession plan.
Capitalized on professional
liability and risk management education programs that offered reduced
increases in malpractice premiums for the group by %.
M.S., Health Care
Administration, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR
University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
Medical Group Management
American College of
Medical Practice Executives
Planning Committee Member
Society for Human Resources
Past President, Gastroenterology
Administrators Assembly GAA
Past President, Medical
Group Management Association, Montana Chapter
Past Member, Medical
Group Management Association, Oregon Chapter