Texas Health Resources Appoints Chief Revenue Officer|
ARLINGTON, Texas — Texas Health Resources has named health care finance executive Gayla Harvey as senior vice president and chief revenue officer. Harvey joins Texas Health from Cincinnati-based UC Health LLC, where she was the senior vice president of strategic planning, revenue cycle, and payer relations. She assumed her new responsibilities July 1.
As chief revenue officer, Harvey oversees financial functions for Texas Health Resources, one of the nation’s largest faith-based, nonprofit health care systems, as well as for Texas Health Physicians Group. She reports to Ronald R. Long, executive vice president, resource development and deployment and chief financial officer for Texas Health.
“Gayla’s extensive experience will help us develop and refine financial processes to better serve the health care needs of more than six million North Texans,” Long said. “It’s critical to provide quality care that is also cost-effective.”
Harvey’s 30-year career features a broad background in health care finance management with both providers and with national payers such as Humana Health Plan, United Healthcare and CareSource. Harvey recently served as the chairman of the Hospital Public Reporting Task Force of the Greater Cincinnati Health Council. She also served the Southwest Ohio Chapter of the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) as the managed care forum chair, chapter president and on the board of directors. Additionally she was a regional executive for the seven HFMA chapters in Ohio and Michigan.
She received a bachelor of business administration degree from Eastern Kentucky University.
Texas Health Resources recently received the MAP Award for High Performance in Revenue Cycle from the HFMA. Texas Health was one of only four health care organizations nationwide to receive the award at the system level for 2013.
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