Saint Francis Healthcare System announces the appointment of Teresa Hattenhauer, MBA, as the new director for physician practices in Poplar Bluff and Charleston.
In her new role, Hattenhauer will manage physician services and assist the vice president of Kneibert Clinic and Kneibert Pharmacy at Physicians Park Primary Care, Physicians Park Lab and Charleston Family Care.
Her prior experience includes Vista Health System in Waukegan, Ill., where she was director of patient financial services. She has also served as chief operations officer at Freedom Sleep Center in Paragould, Ark., and director of patient financial services at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett, Mo. She has more than 18 years of experience in facility and clinic operations and in-depth knowledge of governmental programs, managed care contracts, third party reimbursement and Joint Commission processes.
She earned a Bachelor of Science in finance and her Master of Business Administration from the University of Phoenix.