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Haggard Included in Becker’s List of CFOs to Know
New Orleans, LA – LCMC Health Chief Financial Officer Suzanne Haggard was recognized by Becker’s Hospital Review, a national healthcare publication, as one of the 150 CFOS to Know in 2018. The annual list is compiled based on a competitive nomination process. Nominees are evaluated on business accomplishments, leadership style and community involvement.
As Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for LCMC Health, the parent health system which operates and manages Children’s Hospital New Orleans, Touro Infirmary, University Medical Center New Orleans, New Orleans East Hospital and West Jefferson Medical Center, Haggard is responsible for all aspects of LCMC Health’s financial and revenue cycle processes.
During her tenure as CFO, LCMC Health has experienced significant growth with the opening of New Orleans East Hospital in 2014 and University Medical Center New Orleans in 2015 as well as the integration of West Jefferson Medical Center in October 2015. Throughout this period of growth, Suzanne remains focused on improving the profitability of the hospital system by strengthening and improving the cost structure, revenue cycles and access, so more patients can receive medical services at LCMC Health hospitals.
Suzanne has more than 25 years of experience in healthcare management and consulting for both non-profit and for-profit healthcare systems. In 2014, Suzanne was honored by New Orleans CityBusiness as a Healthcare Hero. In 2017, Suzanne was honored by the same publication as one of the top “Women in Business.”
LCMC Health is a Louisiana-based, non-profit healthcare system serving the needs of the people of Louisiana, the Gulf South, and beyond. The system employs over 8,200 individuals in the region, and has an annual volume of over 1 million outpatient visits and 245,000 emergency department visits per year.
View the full list here: Becker’s 2018 CFOs to Know.