Jeanne Goche has been smoothing the way to long-term sustainability for health care organizations since 2008. She holds an MA in health administration and a JD, both from the University of Iowa.
Executive Leader & Strategic Consultant
Jeanne has a deep range of operational and strategic expertise developed over more than 25 years in her roles as a CEO, CFO and COO in the health care industry. She has a proven track record of improving organizational performance in a wide range of settings, from physician groups to academic centers, nursing homes, home health agencies, and community hospitals.
Health Care Finance Expertise Health care finance is one of Jeanne’s strengths. She goes far beyond the standard accounting and auditing procedures in establishing excellent financial operations for her clients. Where the CPA and auditor GAAP analysis ends, Jeanne’s work begins.
Her finance background is enhanced by her work as Director of Business Development at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Iowa where she was involved in PPO, TPA, and HMO advancements.
At the University of Iowa, during significant managed care growth, Jeanne built the revenue cycle system and achieved excellent rates for all the hospitals and clinical specialties. This revenue cycle system received perfect scores by outside auditors.
Mentoring, Facilitation, and Collaboration Jeanne has successfully mentored management teams through periods of instability. She has facilitated the renewal of relationships with Boards and physicians, as well as addressed staff and community concerns.
Collaboration is a hallmark of Jeanne’s approach. So much so that she has been recognized nationally for her work.
She received the Health Resources and Services Administration Award from the United States Department of Health and Human Services for meeting Organ Donation Breakthrough Collaborative goals ahead of schedule. This success involved collaboration with staff across a large academic medical center, as well as external regional organizations.