Debra Miller is a Client Relationship Executive at Syntellis, with responsibility for client services management for all Axiom Software Suite healthcare clients. Since joining the firm in 2001, she has served in numerous capacities including managing the product direction of Budgeting, Performance Reporting, Physician Compensation Modeling, and Rolling Forecasting. Ms. Miller has implemented budget, performance reporting, and rolling forecasting processes at more than 1,000 healthcare organizations nationwide. Her areas of expertise include rolling forecasting, budgeting, reimbursement, performance reporting, labor productivity, benchmarking, and physician compensation modeling and productivity reporting.
Prior to joining Syntellis, Ms. Miller was Director of Budget and Decision Support for Columbia St. Mary’s, a four-hospital system in Milwaukee that is part of Ascension Health. She previously served as a Budget and Reimbursement Analyst at Aurora Healthcare, also in Milwaukee, where she was responsible for cost reporting and charge master maintenance.
Ms. Miller is a frequent speaker at state and regional professional meetings, such as the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA). She has authored numerous articles for national trade journals, including Strategic Financial Planning and hfm magazine.
Ms. Miller has an M.S. in Healthcare Financial Management and a B.S. in Molecular Biology from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. She also is a CPA and a member of HFMA’s Wisconsin Chapter.