Areas of Expertise
Expertise in health finance includes: budgeting, hospital finance, accounting, financial planning, payer and government analysis, clinical outcomes and quality improvement.
- Health Sectors
- Medical Devices, Digital Health, Biotech, Health IT, Healthcare Delivery, Pharmaceuticals, Diagnostics, Payers
- Markets, Health Indications, Health Issues
Administrator, Decision Support Services
Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) | March 2013 - Current
Oversee the Decision Support department staff and functions. Staff include, managed care analysts, budget analysts, clinical data analyst, senior decision support analysts, and business system analyst. Responsible for the hospital budget, cost accounting, expected reimbursement, clinical analysis, business intelligence tools, clinical, operational, and financial performance improvement initiatives, involvement in all aspects of revenue cycle. Develop all strategic business plans presented to the Board, and help oversee implementation of strategic plans.
California State University, Dominguez Hills | January 2014 - Current
Part-Time Lecturer in the Division of Health Sciences.
Manager Financial Operations Improvement
Children's Hospital Los Angeles CHLA | February 2012 - March 2013
Oversee all managed care analysis, contract modeling, participating in negotiations, revenue cycle analysis, and any process improvement/changes in the revenue cycle Manage and oversee the cost accounting process and expected reimbursement Co-chair operational review meetings with the COO Conduct and oversee quality analysis including re-admissions and other hospital acquired conditions Conduct and manage all analytics and operational support/review for all process improvement projects throughout the hospital, ROIs, and business plan development, and clinical operations Member of: nursing operational meeting, revenue cycle committee, access improvement committee, all supply chain committees, throughput committee, utilization management, denials committee, IT project capital committee, and other ad hoc committees as needed
Senior Decision Support Analyst
Childrens Hospital Los Angeles | March 2011 - February 2012
Responsibilities include: budgeting for the entire hospital. Overseeing all financial analysis over the ancillary and support service areas. Creating and implementing both inpatient and outpatient profitability reports. Creating tools for clinical resource management such as day of discharge utilization. Creating productivity reports and standards along with other ad hoc projects.
Supply Chain Clinical Coordinator
Glendale Adventist Medical Center | July 2009 - May 2011
Primary Job Responsibilities include: Implementing Cost Savings Opportunities such as Surgical Implant Capitated Pricing Programs, researching alternative products, producing reports that track supply usage. Decision Support Responsibilities include: Pro-Formas for new program initiatives and strategic capital requests, Serviceline Profitability reports, Quality Performance reports, Volume trends, etc...
Emanuel Medical Center | September 2006 - August 2008
Responsibilities include running general chemical tests, culturing bacteria, running bacterial tests, reporting results to doctors and to public health, supervising phlebotomists
University of Southern California
Masters in Health Administration (MHA) | Finance and Operations | 2008 - 2010
California State University-Stanislaus
BS | Double Major in Biology and Business Administration | 2002 - 2008