Gerilynn Sevenikar has 40 years of experience in healthcare revenue cycle and financial management. Sharp HealthCare is a fully integrated healthcare delivery system with 4 acute care hospitals and 3 specialty hospitals, 2 affiliated medical groups, a health plan, 3 skilled nursing facilities, 21 outpatient clinics, and 5 urgent care centers. Sharp Healthcare is the region’s market leader serving the 3.3M residents of San Diego, CA. Ms. Sevenikar is responsible for and provides executive oversight for all hospital access service and business office functions, centralized billing and collections for all payer classifications, chargemaster, health information management, and enterprise customer service and patient collections.
Ms. Sevenikar has her B.S. degree in Business Administration from San Diego State University. She also completed the University of Notre Dame Bayer Diagnostics Executive Management Program. She has served on the Board of Directors for San Diego/Imperial County Healthcare Financial Management Association, Safety Net Committee for San Diego County, she is a former Chair for California Hospital Association Payer Relations committee, serves on several healthcare advisory boards, and is a certified Six Sigma Green Belt.
Ms. Sevenikar was recognized in HealthLeaders annual report of 20 individuals who are changing healthcare for the better in December 2012 and Becker’s top 10 female revenue cycle leaders to watch in 2017. Ms. Sevenikar was a model developer for The Sharp Experience and Sharp HealthCare’s journey to become a High Reliability Organization. She is a frequent speaker on Revenue Cycle Operations and Integrity, Workforce Management, and Innovation in HealthCare.