(Hartford, Conn. February 19, 2015) – Saint Francis Care has appointed Nicole Schulz to the position of Vice President
of Operations. In her new role she will work to strengthen the operational
foundation of the Hospital.
joined Saint Francis in 2006 as the director of revenue cycle and most recently
served as the vice president of that same department, a position she has held
since 2009. As vice president of revenue cycle, Schulz oversaw the
Hospital’s patient financial services, patient access, health information
management, revenue integrity and managed care departments. She also
served as an executive champion for both the ICD-10 and EpiCare electronic medical record implementation,
computer and coding systems integral to information
joining Saint Francis, Schulz worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP, serving
as manager within its healthcare consulting practice.
earned an M.B.A. with a concentration in healthcare management from Boston
University Graduate School of Management. She is also a member of the
Healthcare Financial Management Association.
Francis Care is an integrated
healthcare delivery system established by Saint Francis Hospital and Medical
Center, an anchor institution in north central Connecticut since 1897. Licensed for 617 beds and 65 bassinets, it is
a major teaching hospital and the largest Catholic hospital in New
England. Other major entities of Saint
Francis Care include The Mount Sinai
Rehabilitation Hospital, the Connecticut Joint Replacement Institute, the
Hoffman Heart and Vascular Institute of Connecticut, the Saint Francis/Mount
Sinai Regional Cancer Center, the Joyce D. and Andrew J. Mandell Center for
Comprehensive Multiple Sclerosis Care and Neuroscience Research, and Saint
Francis HealthCare Partners. Johnson Memorial Medical Center, parent
organization of Johnson Memorial Hospital, Evergreen Health Care Center, and
Home and Community Health Services are also Saint Francis Care Partners. Saint Francis
Care’s services are supported by a
network of five major Access Centers and eight additional medical office
centers sited throughout the region. For
more information, visit www.stfranciscare.com.