Sharon Williams, Senior Vice President Payer Relations & Contracting at Cancer Treatment Centers of America

Sharon Williams, Senior Vice President Payer Relations & Contracting at Cancer Treatment Centers of America, shares her focus on expansion & transformation, what she is most excited about going into the latter half of 2022, and more.

Summary

Sharon Williams, SVP at Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Shares Focus on Expansion & Transformation

Sharon Williams, a highly experienced executive in the healthcare industry, is the Senior Vice President of Payer Relations and Contracting at Cancer Treatment Centers of America. Her primary focus for the second half of 2022 is expansion and transformation, aimed at delivering the best possible patient experience while introducing new services and expanding her organization's product portfolio.

Expanding Services for Patients and Partnerships with Payors and Employers

Sharon Williams is working to enhance the consumer experience and boost patient satisfaction by introducing new services such as telehealth and virtual second opinions. Additionally, she is expanding the organization's product portfolio and seeking partnerships with payers and employers to create pilots and demonstrations.

Focusing on Quality, Professional Development, and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Sharon Williams is also focusing on quality initiatives, professional development programs, and diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives. She recognizes the importance of a good work environment for clinicians and stakeholders and believes in creating a good experience for patients while reducing readmissions.

Overcoming Challenges in Healthcare through Civil Discourse and Value-Based Care

Sharon Williams emphasizes the importance of keeping the patient and clinician first when trying to overcome challenges with payers. This means having thoughtful conversations with payers about how their policies impact care, promoting civil discourse on healthcare issues, and focusing on value in care instead of just rates. Additionally, she believes it is important for healthcare leaders to speak up on larger healthcare issues such as gun violence and women's rights.

Excitement for Transformation and Innovation in Healthcare

Sharon Williams is excited about the transformation of her organization, the research and innovation that exists in the industry, and encouraging people to vote in the midterms. Her passion for healthcare and creating a good work environment for clinicians and stakeholders is contagious, and her focus on expansion and transformation is sure to bring many benefits for patients and stakeholders alike.

 

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This episode aired on 09/10/2022 and can be listened here.

 

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