Jason Bartholomew

Education

Education
Sep 2008

Master of Business Administration

http://www.llu.edu/llu/sph/

Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital Internship (July 2008 – September 2008)

Performed financial analysis and provided financial recommendations to the Perinatal Service Line Director relating to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

Loma Linda University Risk Management Internship (August 2008 – September 2008)

Performed comparative analysis and provided recommendations to the Assistant Vice President relating to liability performance. Restructured property liability information for improved access and modification.

Work History

Work History
Aug 2010 - Present

Practice Manager

PrimeCare Medicine Associates

A hospital owned Family and Internal Medicine practice delivering high quality, comprehensive care expected from a premier institution to Bowling Green and the surrounding areas since 1986.

Executive leadership and accountability for practice operations and financial management. Advance and refine operational procedures to promote profitability, growth, and the overall improvement of quality and the patient experience. Team Lead to a staff of thirty-eight FTEs; promote vision and direction to align goals. Deliver recommendations to Senior Management in operations, business development, and strategic planning to improve bottom-line financial performance. Serve as key point-of-contact for all vendors and business associations. Provide support to all levels on daily operations as needed.

Key Accomplishments:

  • Expense management and growth initiatives leading to consistent budget surpluses.
  • De-centralized management decision making to minimize lead-time and increase staff involvement.
  • Championed technology to improve processes and increase access to frequently handled documents.
Sep 2009 - Aug 2010

Practice Manager

Southern Kentucky Neurosurgical Associates, LLC

A hospital owned Neurosurgery practice delivering high quality intervention expected from a Level I trauma center to Southern Kentucky and surrounding areas for two years.

Directed the day-to-day operations of the clinic. Refined procedures to promote efficiency and improve quality. Directed financial operations to achieve goals and comply with policies. Delivered recommendations to Senior Management in operations, business development, and strategic planning in an effort to improve bottom-line financial performance. Provided support to all levels on daily operations.

Key Accomplishments:

  • Implemented technology to improve processes and increase access to electronic documents.
  • Refined inbound referral tracking process to improve access and quality of data generated from reports.
  • Restructured operational duties to decrease labor waste and improve bottom-line performance.
Mar 2005 - Sep 2009

Practice Manager

Cumberland Pain Associates, PLC

Cumberland Pain Associates is a physician owned Pain Management practice with 15 employees, including three full-time clinicians, providing high quality, comprehensive acute and chronic pain management to middle Tennessee and surrounding areas for over ten years.

Chief leadership and executive management accountability for practice operations and financial management. Advance and refine operational policies and the recruitment of talent. Expand and achieve financial goals, policies, and practices to promote profitability and growth. Oversee and direct financial performance and financial operations to achieve goals. Assess payor performance against contractual obligations. Ensure contractual obligations remain consistent with local market; restructure as necessary. Serve as key point-of-contact for all payors, vendors, and business associations. Devise and deliver recommendations for executive decisions in finance, operations, business development, and strategic planning to improve bottom-line financial performance. Provide support to all levels on daily operations.

Dec 2002 - Sep 2009

Key Accomplishments

Cumberland Pain Associates, PLC
  • Triggered a 10% average increase in net revenues by re-negotiating payor contracts, securing new business terms, streamlining processes, and maximizing utilization and reimbursement.
  • Restructured contracts with information technology vendors to increase performance and decrease costs by 30%.
  • Championed new technologies to improve accuracy and efficiency while reducing costs by 50%.
  • Conceptualized, designed, and launched an interactive database for the management of Intrathecal pump patients and their medications, strategically reducing recall and order time while also eliminating redundant data entry.
Nov 2004 - Mar 2005

Business Manager

Cumberland Pain Associates, PLC

Bolstered and led a campaign to overhaul service and vendor contracts. Orchestrated the implementation of an electronic medical record system increasing quality of service while significantly reducing paper handling costs and charting errors. Restructured and optimized billing and collections procedures. Implemented and monitored automated payroll, resulting in cost and error reduction. Assisted in the creation and implementation of operating instructions, policies, and job descriptions to maintain consistent quality. Assisted with the recruitment of talent. Provided support with daily activities.

Dec 2002 - Nov 2004

Administrative Assistant

Cumberland Pain Associates, PLC

Assisted with duties and tasks critical to the daily operation and success of the Practice. Developed software application allowing improved tracking of Intrathecal pump patients and their medication. Assisted with Accounts Receivable recovery and collections. Other key accountabilities included administrative functions (activity reports, confidential correspondence, scheduling, and file maintenance) combined with simple medical tasks (triage, vital signs, and results reporting).