AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Acorn, a provider of profitability and cost management solutions for the healthcare industry, today announced Tom O’Brien as the new Senior Vice President of Healthcare. O’Brien joins Acorn as an established financial executive bringing over 25 years of healthcare finance experience to the leadership team.
“Tom will bring a deep level of industry expertise and leadership to our executive team as we continue to strengthen our profitability solutions for healthcare organizations looking to increase efficiencies and improve patient outcomes.”
Prior to joining Acorn, O’Brien directed the implementation of ERP and Decision Support systems at Froedtert Health System, Loyola University Health Systems, Aurora Health Care and Kahler Slater Architects. O’Brien recently led the lifecycle management and maintenance consulting teams within the Asset Management practice of GE Healthcare Asset Management Professional Services. He brings to Acorn noteworthy skills in helping clients rethink their costing processes and discover their true cost of operations from levels that vary from patient to physician to reimbursement.
“We are very excited to have a highly-regarded healthcare expert join Acorn’s executive team at a time when the healthcare industry is facing increasing cost pressures and government regulation,” said J. Alex Fernandez, CEO, Acorn. “Tom will bring a deep level of industry expertise and leadership to our executive team as we continue to strengthen our profitability solutions for healthcare organizations looking to increase efficiencies and improve patient outcomes.”
Acorn provides companies with profitability and cost management solutions to drive better business decisions. Combining proprietary technology with proven methodology, Acorn reveals enterprise-wide profit opportunities. Our unique approach enables clients to make continuous, fact-based decisions to improve their bottom line.