Royal Oak, MI, May 07, 2020 --(PR.com
)-- Ben Reigle, Founder of RCM Leaders Forum, announced today the appointment of Kelly Kloeckler-Thornton to the Forum’s Advisory Board. Kloeckler-Thornton is the Associate Vice President of Revenue Cycle Operations for UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, TX.
Partnering with UT leaders, Kelly’s responsibilities include development and execution of an optimal revenue cycle operation centered on the patient experience. Kelly began her career as the Director of Managed Care at a 237-bed hospital. She joined Healthlink/IBM in 1996. She served as a revenue cycle consultant focused on revenue cycle optimization and Epic implementations until 2012 when she joined UT Southwestern. Kelly oversees patient access as well as the facility and professional billing operations.
“In this time where many healthcare systems are seeing unprecedented lows in revenue, Kelly has been a voice of solution-oriented reason and a true leader for RCM,” says Ben Reigle. “She will be an incredible resource as we move forward with establishing a community for the best leaders in revenue cycle management.”
Kloeckler-Thornton joins Advisory Board members Kim Davis (University of Colorado Medicine), Mel Eisele (Children’s Hospital Los Angeles), Blake Graves (Radiology Partners), Janel Harmon (US Medical Management), Michael Mercurio (Mass General Brigham), Ryan O’Hara (Northern Arizona Health System) and Scott Williams (Duke University Health System).