Fred Brown Appointed to PatientMatters as Advisory Board Member


Fred Brown Appointed to PatientMatters as Advisory Board Member
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Contact: Betsy Herp
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Fred Brown Appointed to PatientMatters as Advisory Board Member
March 23, 2015 Orlando, Fla. - Fred Brown, has agreed to serve as Chairman of the Advisory Board to
PatientMatters, LLC. Brown is Past Chairman of the Board of Commissioners of the Joint Commission, Past
Chairman of The National Kidney Foundation and Past Chairman of the American Hospital Association. He
was inducted into the Modern Health Care Hall of Fame in March, 2014 Brown is known for his expertise in
health care integration, governance, operations, public policy, diversity, spiritual care, community health and
social responsibility. Brown is a Life Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives. He will join
Lyman Sornberger, Bob Broadway, D.T. Nguyen and Richard H. Booth in advising PatientMatters.
Brown was a participant in the C3 CFO Summit sponsored by PatientMatters in January and was impressed
by the level of discussion among the attendees. “I am a champion for community hospitals and the summit
pinpointed the struggles CFOs are having right now,” said Brown. “It became clear to me that PatientMatters
understands the patient financial obligation issues and is positioned in a unique way to help hospitals
improve their operating processes, staff and patient educational opportunities and the financial experience for
hospital patients as a whole. This is why I chose to be a part of this organization.”
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PatientMatters, is a company that transforms the patient into an educated consumer by empowering them to
engage more effectively with the healthcare system. The company offers hospitals a solution that addresses
the strategic, operational and financial areas to impact changes in both payment streams and overall
education. PatientMatters also delivers sustainable improvements to a hospital’s financial strength.
"We are very happy to have someone of Fred’s caliber on our team," said Sheila Schweitzer, Chief Executive
Officer for PatientMatters. "He has such a history and knowledge base, his experience will be a huge asset to
PatientMatters as we work with hospitals across the nation to improve the overall patient financial experience
in their communities.”
If you are interested in interviewing Fred Brown or Sheila Schweitzer please contact Betsy Herp, Director of
Marketing, at [email protected] or call 407-408-7370.
About PatientMatters
PatientMatters provides the first, all-inclusive patient receivables solution committed to Every Patient, Every
Option™ through its training, mentorship, technology and comprehensive patient financial intelligence. This
unique solution enables hospitals to increase cash by reducing bad debt, improving coverage and enhancing
patient satisfaction. For more information visit