Florida Medical Center Appoints Heather Schneider as Chief Financial OfficerMar 28, 2016
Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (March 28, 2016) – Florida Medical Center names Heather Schneider as its new chief financial officer. She joins the administrative team with extensive financial healthcare experience, having most recently served as the chief financial officer at The Hospitals of Providence East Campus, a 182-bed acute care hospital in El Paso, Texas. In her new role, Schneider will be responsible for overseeing the financial operations of Florida Medical Center and its many departments.
“As an accomplished operations and finance executive, Heather has a deep understanding of the healthcare industry,” said Trey Abshier, hospital CEO. “We are confident that Florida Medical Center will benefit from her experience, knowledge and proven leadership capabilities as we continue our efforts to enhance patient care.”
During her tenure at The Hospitals of Providence (formerly known as the Sierra Providence Health Network), Schneider was responsible for the direct supervision of accounting, revenue cycle, admitting, case management, IT, materials management and health information management. Among her many accomplishments was the implementation of a “hotspotting” program to assist patients frequently admitted/readmitted to network hospitals with home support to address their health issues.
Schneider earned her Doctor of Business Administration in Health Services and Master of Business Administration in Management from Nova Southeastern University in Davie. She received her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Florida Institute of Technology in Melbourne and her associate’s degree in accounting from Florida State University in Tallahassee. Schneider is a proud member of several prestigious organizations including the Healthcare Finance Management Association, the American College of Healthcare Executives and the National Association of Professional Women.