InCharge HEALTHCARE 2018 ciates of Northwest Arkansas. He was a principal in the establishment of the physician and clinic group in 2000 and served as the Chief Financial Officer for 10 years prior to being appointed to Chief Executive Officer in June 2010. Wilson monitors the business and strategic areas of MANA and works with the physician board of directors to implement the business policies of the physician owned company. Wilson is a 1992 graduate of the University of Arkansas with a bachelor’s degree in accounting. He worked with several medical clinics in Northwest Arkansas as a senior accountant at Baird, Kurtz and Dobson. Wilson then worked as Chief Financial Officer at MANA’s Fayetteville Diagnostic Clinic before the formation of MANA in 2000.
Gina Wingfield Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Arkansas Children’s Hospital 1 Children’s Way Little Rock, AR 72202 501-364-1100
WingfieldGG@ archildrens.org Wingfield has been the chief financial officer for Arkansas Children’s Hospital since 1998 and is currently executive vice president/finance for Arkansas Children’s. Since joining the hospital in 1985, Wingfield has held previous roles in finance, including controller and interim chief information officer. A graduate of the University of Central Arkansas in 1983 with a BBA in Accounting, she began working in public accounting for Arthur Young & Co. (now Ernst & Young) until joining Arkansas Children’s Hospital. Wingfield has served as a member of the Child Health Association (CHA) Audit/ Compliance Committee and the CHA Financial Services Committee. She serves on the Finance Committee for the Children’s Hospitals’ Solutions for Patient Safety, and has served on the Finance Committee of the Women’s Foundation of Arkansas. Wingfield is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Arkansas Society of Certified Public Accountants and the Healthcare Financial Management Association.
Judith S. Wooten, MHA, CHE President, Chief Executive Officer Arkansas Hospice, Inc. 14 Parkstone Circle North Little Rock, AR 72116 501-748-3333
www.arkansashospice.org Wooten was named President and CEO in 2011. Her healthcare career began as a patient representative in a large, tertiary care, teaching hospital in 1980, where she “fell in love with healthcare.” Wooten earned a Master of Health Administration from Washington University School of Medicine in 1985. Since then, Judy has been a hospital administrator, a managed care executive and a management and healthcare consultant. She has extensive experience in quality and utilization management, process improvement, clinical/ financial analysis, reimbursement and regulatory issues, strategic planning and operations management. She is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives and a Certified Hospice Administrator.
Mark A. Worley, MD, PhD Chief of Staff Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks 1100 N. College Ave Fayetteville, AR 72703 479-443-4301
www.fayettevillear.va.gov Before becoming Chief of Staff at Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks, Dr. Worley worked at the Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System (CAVHS) as a staff psychiatrist, Deputy Associate Chief of Staff for Mental Health Service, Associate Chief of Staff for Education, and eventually as Deputy Chief of Staff. He also served as Acting Chief of Staff at the Alexandria Veterans Health Care System for three months and eight months at CAVHS (2011-2012). He received his Doctorate in Microbiology and Immunology in 1989 and his Medical Doctorate in 1992, both from the University of Oklahoma. He completed his residence training in Psychiatry in June 1996 where he trained at the University of Arkansas for Medical Science in Little Rock. Worley has served in several roles in the Arkansas Psychiatric Society including president from 2006-2007.
Debra J. Wright, MSBA, RN Chief Executive Officer Howard Memorial Hospital 130 Medical Circle Nashville, AR 71852 870-845-4400
www.howard memorial.com Wright has worked in a hospital setting for over thirty years, twenty-five of which were spent in a tertiary facility working as a staff nurse, in various nurse management positions, as chief nursing officer and chief clinical officer. For the past eight years, she has been at Howard Memorial Hospital, a critical access hospital. She is a RN with a Master of Science in Business Administration and a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives. She is current serving on the Arkansas Hospital Association Board of Directors.
David Wroten Executive Vice President Arkansas Medical Society 10 Corporate Hill Drive, Suite 300 Little Rock, AR 72205 501-224-8967
www.arkmed.org Wroten began his career with the Arkansas Medical Society in 1983, serving first as professional relations coordinator and later as the assistant executive vice president. In 2005, he became the society’s chief executive officer. As executive vice president, Wroten is responsible for implementing the association’s policies and programs, including overseeing its business and financial affairs and staff of nine. He also serves as president and CEO of AMS Benefits, Inc., a for-profit subsidiary of the Arkansas Medical Society, which provides various types of insurance and other services to AMS members.
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