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Susan Prior

Principal | CHC

Susan, a Principal in BerryDunn’s Healthcare and Not-for-Profit Groups, joined the firm as part of the merger with VantagePoint Healthcare Advisors. She helps clients address the demands of today's rapidly changing healthcare market, developing effective and proactive strategies designed to improve their business, and help them stay competitive.

In her over 25-year career, Susan has served as a director for a nationally recognized chain of nutrition centers and in executive positions in various academic hospital systems, medical practices, and practice management companies.

Susan's diverse background positions her to effectively assist clients with strategic planning, contract negotiation, business analytics program development, and operations optimization.

Susan, a Principal in BerryDunn’s Healthcare and Not-for-Profit Groups, joined the firm as part of the merger with VantagePoint Healthcare Advisors. She helps clients address the demands of today's rapidly changing healthcare market, developing effective and proactive strategies designed to improve their business, and help them stay competitive.

In her over 25-year career, Susan has served as a director for a nationally recognized chain of nutrition centers and in executive positions in various academic hospital systems, medical practices, and practice management companies.

Susan's diverse background positions her to effectively assist clients with strategic planning, contract negotiation, business analytics program development, and operations optimization.

Susan works with a variety of clients, including private practices, integrated health systems, ASCs, LTACs, and Private Equity (PE) firms. She has extensive experience helping hospital-based physician groups tackle the challenges they face from operational, reimbursement, and regulatory perspectives.

Susan is also certified in Healthcare Compliance by HCCA.

Experience highlights

  • Healthcare compliance
  • Operational design
  • Credentialing and enrollment
  • Healthcare business strategy, analytics, and operations consulting
  • Healthcare pre- and post-acquisition due diligence
  • Revenue cycle analysis and redesign
  • Integration strategy
  • Physician compensation design
  • Strategic planning
  • Contract negotiation
  • Project management

Memberships and committees

  • Connecticut Chapter of the Health Financial Management Association, Secretary and Board Member, Former President
  • American College of Healthcare Executives, Board Member and Co-Chair of the Women’s Forum

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EDUCATION

University of Connecticut

CERTIFICATIONS

  • CHC