Gerilynn Sevenikar has more than 38 years of experience in healthcare revenue cycle and financial management. Ms. Sevenikar is the Vice President of Hospital Revenue Cycle for Sharp HealthCare, a fully integrated healthcare delivery system with 2,110 licensed acute care beds at 4 acute care hospitals and 3 specialty hospitals, 2 affiliated medical groups, a health plan, 3 skilled nursing facilities, 21 outpatient clinics, and 5 urgent care centers. Sharp Healthcare serves the 3.2M residents of San Diego, CA. Ms. Sevenikar is responsible for and provides executive oversight for all hospital access service and business office functions, centralized billing and collections for all payer classifications, chargemaster, health information management, and enterprise customer service and patient collections.
Ms. Sevenikar has her B.S. degree in Business Administration from San Diego State University. She also completed the University of Notre Dame Bayer Diagnostics Executive Management Program. She has served on the Board of Directors for San Diego/Imperial County Healthcare Financial Management Association, Safety Net Committee for San Diego County, former Chair for California Hospital Association Payer Relations, serves on the advisory council for Experian HealthCare and ClearBalance Financial Systems, and is a certified Six Sigma Green Belt.
Ms. Sevenikar was recognized in HealthLeaders annual report of 20 individuals who are changing healthcare for the better in December 2012 and Becker’s top 10 female revenue cycle leaders to watch in 2017. Ms. Sevenikar was a model developer for The Sharp Experience and is currently on the model development team as Sharp HealthCare embarks on their journey to become a High Reliability Organization.