BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Culbert Healthcare Solutions, a management consulting firm serving healthcare organizations, today announced the appointment of two senior level healthcare executives. David Francis and Charles Brown have joined the leadership team.
David Francis, MHA, will join Culbert as Senior Vice President of Management Consulting Services. David brings more than 25 years of Healthcare Leadership experience spanning clinical operations, practice management strategy, and revenue cycle operations. In his new role, he will be responsible for the growth and delivery of our management consulting suite of services which includes patient access transformation, performance improvement and interim management.
“As providers continue to recover from the economic impacts of the COVID pandemic, David’s experience with for-profit organizations has benefitted our clients using data driven strategies for performance improvement, particularly in the area of patient access optimization,” said Brad Boyd, Culbert’s President.
“I am very pleased and proud to be joining an organization with such excellent leadership and employees dedicated to delivering services that improve access and the delivery of healthcare services, which will improve patient care,” said Francis.
Before joining Culbert, Mr. Francis served as Chief Operating Officer for Steward Medical Group (SMG) at Steward Health Systems, the nation’s largest privately held integrated health system. Prior to SMG, David served as SVP of the Physicians Organization at Care New England in Providence, RI, and headed Revenue Cycle operations at both Northwestern Medicine and Brigham and Women’s Physician Organization.
Charles (Charlie) Brown, MBA will be joining the firm as Vice President of Epic Revenue Cycle Consulting Services. Charlie brings more than 30 years of leadership experience from large integrated delivery systems where he has led several Epic implementations and optimization programs. In his new role, he will be responsible for the growth and delivery of our revenue cycle consulting suite of services which includes revenue optimization, revenue cycle transformation, and interim management.
Mr. Brown has held system-wide revenue cycle leadership roles at organizations including MultiCare, University of Washington, University of Chicago, and Tower Health. He focused on improving culture, workflows, and implementing new technology as he integrated the hospital and physician revenue cycles to optimize performance.
“Charlie’s breadth and depth of experience with transforming the revenue cycle at large integrated systems will bring an additional level of expertise to our team and allow us to continually deliver performance improvement strategies to our clients,” said Rob Culbert, Culbert’s Founder & CEO.
“I have worked with the Culbert team for over ten years and have always been very impressed with their knowledge base and professionalism. Culbert’s focus on delivering innovative and high-quality services for their clients and ultimately improving the patient experience is perfectly aligned with my goals.” said Mr. Brown enthusiastically.
About Culbert Healthcare Solutions
Culbert specializes in helping provider organizations leverage operational best practices and technology to enhance their ability to deliver care, to enhance the patient experience, and to drive financial performance. Headquartered in Woburn, MA, Culbert was founded in 2006.