Ashley has more than 11 years of consulting experience within the healthcare industry. She has worked in multiple provider settings, including multifacility health systems, academic health centers and pediatric hospitals, where she specializes in leading revenue cycle optimization engagements.
Ashley has more than a decade of experience in the healthcare industry, designing and implementing new processes across the revenue cycle, including patient access, case management, health information management, billing, collections, self-pay collections, denials management and vendor management. Her clients include pediatric centers, large multifacility health systems and academic health centers.
Throughout her career, Ashley has:
- Overseen an integrated engagement focused on revenue cycle performance improvement, clinical documentation improvement, and Epic optimization resulting in over $73 million in total cash improvement and over $54 million in annually recurring income statement benefit, exceeding the high end of the benefit target by more than $10 million.
- Directed a revenue cycle performance improvement project to improve process and cash flow, standardize revenue cycle design across departments, and optimize Epic workflow and reporting for a $600 million net patient revenue pediatric facility.
- Developed a long-term patient responsibility and financial clearance strategy resulting in over $13 million in cash improvements and over $7 million in annually recurring income statement benefit for an academic health center in the Midwest.
- Led a multiyear, multiphase Epic workflow and reporting standardization and optimization engagement across several academic health centers for a large health system in California with net patient revenue exceeding $8.2 billion.
- Managed a health information system (HIS) conversion for Huron’s proprietary revenue cycle software for a large, faith-based, multistate health system, where she managed the legacy accounts receivable wind-down strategy for each facility, recreated the work driver specifications for the new system, and oversaw the successful transition of the new HIS work driver and reporting tool, resulting in net revenue improvement projections of more than $20 million.
Ashley played an integral role in developing Huron’s patient responsibility solution and is a co-sponsor of its women’s diversity and inclusion team. She is also a member of the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA).
Ashely holds a Bachelor of Arts in healthcare management from Concordia College.