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Fourth Quarter Education Event

Thursday, October 24, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Approved for up to 3.0 Face-to-Face Credits

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Panel #1:  Care for the Uninsured and Underinsured

Moderator:  Paul Aslin, FACHE
Chief Transformation Officer/SVP Strategic Alignment
Wise Health System


Catherine Oliveros
Vice President, Community Health Improvement
Texas Health Resources

Leslie Pierce
VP Revenue Cycle
Methodist Health

Krystal Richardson
Director of Revenue Cycle Operations
UT Southwestern

Felicia Shaw
VP Medicaid Eligibility Services


Panel #2:  Understanding Implicit Bias and its impact on Healthcare Leadership

Moderator:  Tina Bowers
Director of Diversity Workforce
Children’s Health


Pamela Bryant
SVP of Supply Chain Management

Beverly Hardy-Decuir
Executive Director/Program Administrator, Acute/Post-Acute Services
Parkland Health & Hospital System

Colea Owens
Clinical Educator
Medical City Healthcare

Martin Marshall
Director of Operational Logistics
UT Southwestern


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Speaker Bios:

Paul Aslin received his Bachelor of Business Administration and Master of Science in Healthcare Administration from the University of Texas at Arlington where he won first place in the graduate division of the national ACHE Richard J. Stull Student Essay Competition in Healthcare Management. Prior to his current role as Chief Transformation Officer, Mr. Aslin served as Chief Population Health Officer for Wise Health System and Chief Operating Officer for Wise Health Clinics.  He currently leads the system’s participation in the 1115 Waiver program and has administrative responsibility for quality, patient experience, population health, telehealth, value-based care, community health improvement, and organizational performance excellence.    Paul resides in Haslet, TX with his wife, Amanda, and three daughters.



Tina Bowers is a results-oriented leader with 20+ years of strategic leadership experience in the health care industry. In her current role, Tina is responsible for advancing diversity and inclusion at Children’s Health, an 8,000-employee pediatric health system. Her goal is to create an inclusive workplace where employees feel welcome, valued and respected and where the workforce reflects the patients, employees, and communities we serve.

Prior to joining Children’s, Tina served in HR leadership roles at for-profit and not-for-profit health systems including Methodist Health System and Tenet Health. She has worked in multiple functional areas across Human Resources including Talent Acquisition, Organizational Development, Learning and Leadership Development, Talent Development and Engagement, and is a trusted advisor to leaders across the organization.

Tina is married and lives in the DFW area with Terry, her husband of 30 years. They have two daughters and one granddaughter. She enjoys travel, yoga, fishing, consuming audio books and long walks.

Tina holds an MBA from Southern Methodist University and is Certified in Diversity Management in Healthcare through the Institute for Diversity in Health Management.


Pamela Bryant is the Senior Vice President of Supply Chain for Parkland Health & Hospital System.  Parkland is one of the largest public hospitals in the country with more than 1 million patient visits annually.  Pamela leads a team of over 200 personnel and is responsible for all aspects of the supply chain, including procurement, strategic sourcing, informatics, logistics, distribution, vendor management and equipment/asset management.  She has more than 20 years of healthcare experience and a proven track record in driving cost reductions, supporting dynamic growth, implementing new initiatives, improving operational efficiencies and driving supplier diversity.

Pamela earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia, and Master of Business Administration degree from Averett University in Danville, Virginia. She is a member of The Association for Health Care Resource & Materials Management (AHRMM) where she previously served as president of the local chapter. Currently, she serves as the Board Chair of the Women’s Business Council Southwest (WBCS).


Dr. Beverly Hardy-Decuir recently transitioned to the position of Executive Director/Program Administrator, Acute/Post-Acute Services at Parkland Health & Hospital System. She received a baccalaureate degree and master’s degree of science in nursing from the University of South Alabama, and a Doctor of Nursing Practice from the University of Texas at Houston.

The Medicaid patient populations have been the focus of Dr. Hardy-Decuir nursing practice, research, and publications. She has serviced for many years the Medicaid, Medicare, and Indigent populations. Dr. Beverly Hardy-Decuir is a veteran healthcare professional with 30+ years of quality management, operational and executive leadership experience. Dr. Hardy-Decuir is a recognized leader in Healthcare Quality Management and is a Board Certified Fellow with the American College of Healthcare Executives, Certified Healthcare Quality Professional, Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, and a Certified Professional in Healthcare Accreditation. She is a frequent speaker on quality management, accreditation, and performance improvement at state and national conferences.


Martin Marshall of U.T. Southwestern Medical Center has 13 years of progressive management experience, which include 11 years of management with two Fortune 500 organizations. His managerial experience in logistics a

nd operations began at UPS where he served in management for 5 years in the Dallas-Ft. Worth area while completing his undergraduate education from the University of North Texas.

Upon completing his undergraduate studies from UNT, Martin then joined J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. where he served as a Logistics Project Manager for 6 years. Some of the projects that were managed under Martin’s leadership included logistics designs for The Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co. in Terrell, TX, The Home Depot in San Antonio, TX and several oil field customers in Midland, TX.

Upon completing his MBA from Texas Tech University, Martin transitioned into his current role with UT Southwestern where he directs Logistics, Biomedical Engineering, Patient Transport, Hospital Capital Equipment Acquisitions, & Volunteer Services. His current responsibility oversees 141 FTE’s and over $10 million in fiscal management.


Catherine Oliveros is vice president of Community Health Improvement at Texas Health Resources.

Catherine provides strategic direction to and oversight of Texas Health’s Community Health Improvement initiatives, which aim to decrease health disparities and address social determinants with a special focus on underserved populations. In her role, Catherine oversees community health research and evaluation and is responsible for programs created as part of Texas Health Community Impact and the Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment Program (DSRIP). Catherine is also responsible for building strong relationships with public and private organizations who share the Texas Health Vision of improving health and well-being across North Texas.

Before joining the Texas Health family, Catherine was director of community affairs at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, where she developed strategies and collaborative partnerships to advance health and wellness, community engagement and business growth. Her 24 -year career includes six years with Susan G. Komen, where she was regional director for Latin America, including oversight of Komen’s Latin America research and community-based grants portfolio addressing the entire breast cancer continuum of care.

Catherine holds a master’s degree and a doctorate degree in public health from Loma Linda University in California, as well as a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Pitzer College in Claremont, California.

Community is also a priority for Catherine outside of work. She is a graduate of Leadership Fort Worth and Leadership North Texas and has served on the boards of The Concilio, North Texas American Diabetes Association, UNT Health Sciences Center: Women’s Health and Health Disparities, and North Texas Hispanic 100. She is also a member of the Dallas Fort Worth Hospital Council’s Community Health Collaborative and UT Southwestern Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Community Advisory Board.


Colea Owens MBA, BSN, RN is a Nursing Educator, Entrepreneur and Healthcare Advocate with almost a decade of experience. She is the Founder and Owner of Black Girl Blue Scrubs, LLC and The DFW Black Healthcare professionals. She creates and implements diversity in healthcare and diversity in nursing initiatives by curating monthly networking meet ups and professional development programs. Colea works as a Nursing professional development educator for Medical City Dallas and as a professor for Cedar Valley College, where she has helped lead a workforce development program with The Oak Cliff Chamber of Commerce and Methodist hospital to help pipeline underprivileged minorities into healthcare professions. Colea enjoys mentoring new and aspiring nurses in nursing leadership. Colea is happy to join the ACHE Faculty to provide a minority millennial perspective both as a rising healthcare leader and consumer. Colea is from Cleveland, Ohio and proud to call Dallas home.


Leslie Pierce is a proven revenue cycle professional with extensive experience in the health system and RCM solutions company environments. She currently serves as Senior Vice President of Revenue Cycle at Methodist Health System in Dallas-Fort Worth. She was previously AVP for Client Relations at Parallon Business Solutions. Leslie’s expertise includes hospital and physician revenue cycle, Payer Relations, Epic workflow design, and improving overall revenue performance. Leslie holds a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Louisiana at Monroe and a Master’s Degree in Healthcare Administration from the University of Phoenix.



Krystal Richardson is a Director of Revenue Cycle Management at UT Southwestern Medical Center.  Krystal specializes in operational performance improvement, technology solution integration, and quality patient revenue care.  Her experiences include redesigning operations to improve efficiency, lower costs, and improve revenues. She is committed to cultivating and supporting healthcare professionals to improve the delivery of health care.  Over the past 25 years, Krystal has served a variety of healthcare providers including academic medical centers ambulance, DME, inpatient/outpatient hospital, emergency medicine, clinic, physician office, and hospice



Felicia Shaw serves as Regional Vice President of Eligibility Operations. She provides oversite of the Medicaid eligibility operations in more than 76 hospitals for Texas and 6 other states. She has extensive management experience providing Medicaid Eligibility and disability benefit services to the self-pay population to major educational and county hospitals. She has 31 years of healthcare experience and 25 years of management experience across the for-profit and not-for-profit healthcare sector in Revenue Cycle Management. She has proven experience providing day-to-day management support to multiple projects simultaneously, while adhering to strict timelines and budgets, and a reputation for building and mentoring strong, functional staff dedicated to meeting and/or exceeding objectives and goals.





Thursday, October 24, 2019
3:00 pm - 7:30 pm


ACHE of North Texas
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