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Date:
5/16/2012
Title:
Sacred Heart Welcomes Renee Acconciamessa, MBA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 15, 2012

Abby Barlok

Publications Specialist

610-776-4590

abarlok@shh.org

Sacred Heart HealthCare System Welcomes Renee Acconciamessa, MBA

Sacred Heart HealthCare System is honored to welcome Renee Acconciamessa, MBA as the Director of Physician Practices.    

Ms. Acconciamessa has 20+ years of practice management experience and extensive operational and management skills from Mercy Health System and University Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.  Her experience includes: the management of multiple medical practices, the development and implementation of various medical programs and services, increased productivity efficiencies, and the supervision of recruitment.  In addition, she was an integral part of NextGen electronic medical record implementation and ensured that the policies, procedures, contracts and practices were in compliance with regulatory and accrediting agencies standards. 

Ms. Acconciamessa earned her MBA from Eastern College, St. Davids, Pennsylvania and her Bachelor of Arts degree from Cabrini College, Radnor, Pennsylvania.

Ms. Acconciamessa’s key responsibilities at Sacred Heart HealthCare System include, coordinating the recruitment and training for physician practice staff, providing supervision to the managers in the physician practice, monitoring the daily operations of the physician practice, attending hospital meetings for the purpose of keeping staff, patients and facility abreast of policies, procedures and benefits, coordinating monthly staff meetings, assisting with Physician Billing in regard to patient information and insurance information, as needed, and assisting with development and implementation of strategic plans for growth in the physician practices. 

We welcome Renee to the Sacred Heart family! 

ABOUT SACRED HEART HOSPITAL

Sacred Heart Hospital is a 233-bed Catholic medical center located in central Allentown, Pa. Founded in 1912, Sacred Heart Hospital offers a wide range of advanced medical services ranging from acute rehabilitation to bariatric services to adult psychiatric services. A network of physician practices throughout Lehigh and Northampton Counties provide complete primary and pediatric medical care to the region’s residents. Sacred Heart Hospital is nationally recognized in case management, as a Center of Excellence in Bariatric Surgery, and its Transitional Care Facility was granted a Five-Star rating by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Sacred Heart Hospital earned Primary Stroke Center certification from The Joint Commission as well as the Silver Performance Achievement Award from the American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines–Stroke program. Additional information is available at www.shh.org.