Two Key Community Oncology Leaders Appointed
Fort Myers, Fla. (April 25, 2019) — With a mission to support long-term viability of community oncology, American Oncology Network, LLC (AON) continues to expand its offerings and experience by hiring two new leaders, Steven Swart, Regional Senior Vice President, and Brian Wall, Vice President of Revenue Cycle.
Swart and Wall join AON’s executive team, which includes CEO Brad Prechtl, MBA, COO Todd Schonherz and Chief Revenue Cycle Officer Sarah Cevallos. Their mission will be to ensure the success of AON practices and physicians across the U.S.
“We are excited to welcome these two industry leaders to our growing team,” said Prechtl. “They each bring expertise and tenacity, which exhibit our commitment to our partner physicians, practices and patients.”
Swart successfully managed AON’s acquisition and partnership with Zangmeister Cancer Center in Ohio, where he served as Executive Director. With more than 30 years of experience, he is a seasoned healthcare leader, bringing extensive financial and operational acumen. Previously, he served as Chief Executive Officer of the Robert C. Byrd Clinic at the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine in Lewisburg, West Virginia. He received his bachelor’s degree in accounting/pre-law from Ohio University.
Wall, who most recently served as the Director of Practice Improvement at Envision Healthcare, has more than 10 years of experience in healthcare account and revenue cycle management. His broad range of accomplishments include implementing new technology and new procedures across multiple facilities and standardizing training and reporting in various capacities. Wall received an MBA with a healthcare management concentration from The George Washington University, a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Florida State University and a bachelor’s degree in history from the University of Dayton.
AON’s growing leadership team will continue to ensure that its collaborative approach and physician-led model allow community practices to thrive while maintaining local leadership and autonomy. Ultimately, this model allows physicians to focus on what matters most – providing the highest quality care for cancer patients.
About American Oncology Network, LLC: (AONcology.com)
Founded in 2017, American Oncology Network, LLC (AON) and American Oncology Partners, PA (AOP) are an alliance of physicians and seasoned health care leaders partnering to ensure the long-term success of community oncology. The executive management team of AON brings more than three decades of oncology practice management experience, enabling physicians to focus on what matters most — providing the highest-quality care for patients.
The organization provides unique and comprehensive protocols for managing administrative procedures and enhancing ancillary services for its affiliates. AON is able to aggregate volume and attain economies of scale as it guides its AOP member physicians and practices through the transition to value-based reimbursement models that improve the patient experience and help to reduce the per-capita cost of cancer care.
AON also provides a unique model of physician-led, community-based oncology management. With services such as AOP’s centralized specialty pharmacy, diagnostics, pathology, fully integrated electronic medical records, a Care Management Team and a variety of financial assistance programs, an alliance with AON ensures that patients’ experiences will be at the very pinnacle of cancer care today.
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