COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., July 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Colorado Association of Healthcare Access Management (COHAM) is proud to announce the formation of the first Women in Patient Access Committee, which was created to provide a platform for collaboration and mentoring opportunities for women.
The mission of the committee is to promote the empowerment of women within Patient Access by providing leadership development opportunities. "Women have always played a key role in Patient Access, performing the key function of registering patients while also providing the human interaction that makes patients feel at ease," says Joan Whittaker, Solutions Consultant, AccuReg Software.
The following are the founding members of the Women in Patient Access Committee:
- Lynne Andrews, Senior Patient Access Director, SCL Health
- Stephanie Benintendi, Corporate Patient Access Director, Centura Health
- Kelly Clasen, Senior Director of Business Operations, Middle Park Medical Center
- Sheri Smith, Account Manager (West), CarePayment
- Joan Whittaker, Solutions Consultant, AccuReg Software
- Amanda Williamson, Regional Sales Executive, AccuReg Software
The first meeting sponsored by the Women in Patient Access Committee will be held Wednesday, August 10, 6 p.m. at Cielo at Castle Pines and will feature Angela L. Cox, Vice President of Revenue Management, Centura Health, speaking about her experiences navigating a path to leadership in the healthcare industry. A networking cheese and wine hour will be followed by dinner and keynote speech.
The event is free for COHAM members; $50 for non-members. To RSVP, contact Kelly Clasen at [email protected].
The Colorado Association of Healthcare Access Management (COHAM) is an affiliate of the National Association of Healthcare Access Management (NAHAM). COHAM provides knowledge and resources to our members through the exchange of ideas to support the promotion of Patient Access services. For more information, visit www.coham.org or email [email protected].
SOURCE Colorado Association of Healthcare Access Management (COHAM)