The Wilshire Group, a leading healthcare consulting firm, has added Martin Barker to its team as Senior Consultant. In this role, Martin will focus on engagements with large healthcare organizations that span the revenue cycle continuum to increase efficiency and minimize revenue leakage.
“In today’s highly-complex, integrated healthcare organizations, it is vital to have a perspective that considers the entire scope of revenue cycle activity,” said Hank Smither, Managing Partner of The Wilshire Group. “Martin brings the real-world experience needed to ensure that our clients enjoy a partner that has expertise across the entire revenue cycle.”
Previously, Martin was a manager in PwC’s healthcare management consulting practice. He brings years of healthcare experience specializing in revenue cycle optimization, project management, and operations improvement. Martin has worked with the most prevalent EHRs in the industry and implemented changes to enhance efficiency and effectiveness. He has led projects focusing on patient access, denials management and prevention, regulatory compliance, acquisition due diligence, ICD-10 preparedness, and software implementation.
Prior to joining PwC, Martin worked for MedeAnalytics, implementing and supporting their business intelligence software for large healthcare clients. He helped clients find innovative ways to utilize existing data to improve performance. Martin also spent several years at Dell Services in their healthcare division where he developed systems, processes, and procedures to manage the financial operations for outsourced accounts.
Martin received his BS in Finance from the University of Texas at Dallas and he resides in Dallas.