January 29, 2013
Marti Strand is the new vice president of Revenue Cycle for Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS). She fills the role vacated by Sandra Johnson after she resigned last year to take a position at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Md.
As VP of Revenue Cycle, Strand is responsible for both hospital and physician practice business offices, coding/HIM, centralized scheduling, charge master, revenue integrity, nurse auditors, denials and internal collections, among other traditional revenue cycle functions.
Strand comes to NGHS from theMedical University of South Carolina (MUSC) in Charleston where she served as Chief Revenue Cycle Officer. There, Strand oversaw operations of a 700+ bed facility and 726 physician practices. Prior to MUSC, she served in similar roles with Via Christi Health in Wichita and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. Strand brings a record of strong experience, accomplishment and teamwork to her new role as NGHS continues to grow.
“The Revenue Cycle is critical to the success of any organization,” says Strand. “I plan to continue to ensure appropriate and timely reimbursement to the organization so Northeast Georgia Health System can continue to provide high quality patient care.”