Vice President, Operational Support and Chief Compliance Officer
95 Woodland Street
Hartford CT 06105
Jennifer Searls, MHA, is the Vice President, Operational Support & Chief Compliance Officer at Saint Francis Healthcare Partners. Ms. Searls comes to SFHCP from ProHealth Physicians where she was the Chief Information Officer. She has extensive experience working with information systems in the healthcare industry. Specializing in systems implementation, Ms. Searls managed five divisions with responsibilities for all network, hardware and telephone systems, training, system administration and help desk, interfaces, and informatics. From 2008 through 2010, Ms. Searls orchestrated the successful transition to the Allscripts practice management (Allscripts Enterprise PM) system and subsequent EHR (Allscripts Enterprise EHR) implementation across 80 practice sites (270 providers) – on time and under budget. Her success was due, in part, to building a core team, which continues to implement quality improvement strategies to improve overall product performance and helps resolve situational crises in a timely fashion. In 2011, Ms. Searls co-led a multi-disciplinary team who guided the organization and its practices to the achievement of Level 3 recognition as a Patient Centered Medical Home.
Previously, Ms. Searls held several positions at MED3000, a national health care management and technology services company, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and Shelton, Connecticut. During her tenure, she served as Manager of Special Projects, Manager of Sales Administration and Support, Manager of ASP Marketing and New Product Development and Manager of Training and Implementation.
Ms. Searls earned her Master of Health Administration at the Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, and her BA in International Studies – Modern Europe, at the University of Richmond.