The Wilshire Group, a leading healthcare consulting firm, has named Jennifer Esterbrooks as Director of Health Information Services. In this expanded role, Jennifer will lead health information services development and progressive alignment of the company’s HIS operations and technical expertise.
“Jennifer brings a uniquely insightful perspective to HIS, drawn from her substantial experience leading health information services in facilities of all sizes,” said Hank Smither, Managing Partner of The Wilshire Group. “We are thrilled to have her lead Wilshire forward in this critical area.”
Jennifer’s experience includes over 17 years with multi-facility health systems, physician owned practices, pediatric hospitals and community hospitals, where she served as a director of health information services in multiple settings. Her oversight has included facility and professional coding, clinical documentation improvement/integrity, regulatory and reimbursement education, release of information, Joint Commission prep, ICD-10 project oversight, transcription and record analysis/scanning.
Jennifer received her BA in Health Information Services at The College of St. Scholastica. She participates in the local chapter of AHIMA and serves as an advisory board member for her Alma mater. Jennifer resides in Duluth, Minnesota.