Texas Health Resources Appoints Chief Revenue Officer
07/10/2013

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.

Gayla Harvey
Gayla Harvey

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.

About Texas Health Resources
Texas Health Resources is one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health systems in the United States. The health system includes 25 acute care and short-stay hospitals that are owned, operated, joint-ventured or affiliated with Texas Health Resources. It includes the Texas Health Presbyterian, Texas Health Arlington Memorial and Texas Health Harris Methodist hospitals, Huguley Memorial Medical Center, Texas Health Physicians Group, outpatient facilities, behavioral health and home health, preventive and fitness services, and an organization for medical research and education.

For more information about Texas Health Resources, call 1-877-THR-WELL, or visit TexasHealth.org.