Regent Surgical Health Announces Leadership Promotions

Key staff will strengthen partnerships, facilitate new era of company growth

Nov 12, 2015, 11:22 ET from Regent Surgical Health

WESTCHESTER, Ill., Nov. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Regent Surgical Health, an industry-leading surgery center management and development company specializing in hospital and physician ambulatory surgery center joint ventures, today announced four promotions to the company's leadership team:

  • Kathleen Bernicky, RN - Vice President of Risk Management and Clinical Operations: Bernicky will oversee risk management and clinical operations for Regent's facilities. She will assist Regent's surgery centers with risk analysis and resolution, maintaining quality assurance and ongoing performance improvement. She will be responsible for overseeing all activities related to patient safety, as well as serving on the ASC Quality Collaboration Committee.
  • Christine Henry Musa - Vice President of Development/Analytics: Musa will be responsible for all aspects of supply chain for the company's nationwide network of surgery centers, developing and executing strategies and tactics to drive cost reduction, increased productivity and adoption of best practices. She also will pursue strategic business development opportunities with physicians and hospitals, and oversee Regent's ethics and compliance program.
  • Michael Orseno, Vice President of Revenue Cycle Management: Orseno will oversee all revenue cycle management operations for Regent's surgery centers. He also will manage billing and collections services and enhance the RCM process for independent surgery centers across the United States.
  • Andrea Woodell, Vice President of Managed Care: Woodell will oversee annual negotiations of payer contracts for Regent's facilities. She also will work collaboratively with Regent's hospital partners to support and facilitate successful managed-care contracting efforts.

"Across all Regent departments, we're developing the best talent in the industry," said Tom Mallon, CEO of Regent Surgical Health. "These well-deserved promotions will help us better serve our existing physician and hospital partners, as well as lead our company into its next era of growth." 

Regent also recently announced the hiring of Chris Bishop as the company's new President. In this role, Bishop will help lead Regent into the next phase of the company's growth, leveraging nearly two decades of healthcare experience to strengthen relationships with physicians and hospitals for new and existing ambulatory surgery center partnerships.

In addition, Bishop will oversee the day-to-day operations of the company, as well as Regent partnerships around the globe. Much of his focus will be on developing and executing marketing strategies that continue the pace of Regent's impressive long-term growth, as well as driving Regent's rapid rollout of new outpatient service lines. 

About Regent Surgical Health
Regent Surgical Health is among the nation's leading surgery center management and development companies, and the most experienced company offering physician/hospital ASC joint venture partnerships. Regent has an unmatched record for delivering sustainable profitability while enabling physician partners to maintain clinical autonomy and financial control. The company invests capital side-by-side with hospital and physician partners, and firmly believes the by-product of excellent care and efficiency is financial success. To learn more about Regent Surgical Health and other physician/hospital alliance opportunities, visit www.regentsurgicalhealth.com.

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