DALLAS and TEMPLE, Texas – Baylor Scott & White Health has hired Jennifer Mitzner as executive vice president and chief financial officer (CFO), effective June 1, 2021. In this role, Mitzner will oversee the health system's finance, accounting and revenue cycle functions to advance the delivery of affordable, high-quality, consumer-centric care.
"Maintaining a strong financial position is critical to our ability to deliver on our mission, caring for patients and health plan members across Texas," said Pete McCanna, president of Baylor Scott & White, to whom Mitzner will report. "I am confident that Jennifer's nearly three decades of strategic, financial and operational experience will be invaluable, helping to extend our legacy of service."
Most recently, Mitzner served as executive vice president of Hoag Health, a California-based multi-hospital system, as well as chief executive officer of its nationally recognized Hoag Orthopedic Institute.
Previously, Mitzner served as CFO of St. Joseph Hoag Health, an integrated network created by the affiliation of St. Joseph Health and Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian. She began her career in the Healthcare Advisory Practice at the accounting firm KPMG.
Mitzner holds a Master of Public Administration degree from the University of San Francisco and a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Texas Christian University. She will be based at Baylor Scott & White's administrative office in Dallas.
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About Baylor Scott & White Health
As the largest not-for-profit health system in the state of Texas, Baylor Scott & White promotes the health and well-being of every individual, family and community it serves. It is committed to making quality care more accessible, convenient and affordable through its integrated delivery network, which includes the Baylor Scott & White Health Plan, Baylor Scott & White Research Institute, the Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance and its leading digital health platform – MyBSWHealth. Through 51 hospitals and more than 1,100 access points, including flagship academic medical centers in Dallas, Fort Worth and Temple, the system offers the full continuum of care, from primary to award-winning specialty care. Founded as a Christian ministry of healing more than a century ago, Baylor Scott & White today serves more than three million Texans. For more information, visit: BSWHealth.com