Connance Announces Appointment of Rosemary Sheehan to its Board of Directors

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Vice President, Revenue Cycle Operations, at Partners HealthCare and Senior Healthcare Finance Executive Brings Experienced Operational Perspective to Company

Connance, Inc. (, the industry’s premier source of predictive analytic technology solutions that optimize financial and clinical workflows, today announced the appointment of Rosemary Sheehan to its Board of Directors. Ms. Sheehan brings to Connance’s Board of Directors two decades of experience in health care revenue cycle operations and physician practice management in diverse operational settings and managerial roles.

"I am very pleased to join Connance’s Board of Directors," said Ms. Sheehan, "and looking forward to contributing an operator’s perspective to Connance in its mission to bring innovative predictive analytics into traditional finance and patient relationship activities. As someone who feels the day-to-day pressure of healthcare finance, I know that our industry needs to work differently to meet the goals of health reform – great outcomes at lower cost."

As Vice President, Revenue Cycle Operations, at Partners HealthCare, an integrated health system founded by Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, Ms. Sheehan leads all revenue cycle functions for six acute hospitals, five specialty hospitals, home health services, and employed physicians, directing a staff of nearly 1,100 and collection of annual net patient revenue of $5 billion.

"Rosemary is an accomplished executive with a deep understanding of the challenges and opportunities healthcare providers experience every day in the migration from fee-for-service to performance-based business models," said Steve Levin, CEO of Connance. "Her insight across the continuum of care, from the physician’s office to the hospital and business office, will push us to find higher value solutions that meet the changing market needs as well as the operators context. Balancing innovation with impact is Rosemary’s forte."

Ms. Sheehan joins current Connance Board of Directors members: W. Randolph Smith, Connance Chairman of the Board of Directors and former President of Tenet Healthcare's Western Division; Steven Levin, Co-founder and CEO of Connance; Thomas Carretta, Vice President, Legal and Associate General Counsel for Fair Isaac Corporation (FICO®); Rich D'Amore, Partner, North Bridge Venture Partners; Stephen Farber, Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Kindred Healthcare Inc; Kenneth Saitow, President and CEO of CareWire and former Managing Director in Huron Consulting Group’s Healthcare Practice; and William Geary, Special Advisor to the Connance Board of Directors, General Partner, Foundation Medical Partners.

About Connance, Inc.
Connance is healthcare’s premier source of predictive analytic technology solutions that enable hospitals, clinicians and outsourcing organizations to optimize financial and clinical workflows for sustained performance improvement. Leveraging your data, our data and consumer data, Connance delivers revenue cycle and population health solutions that prioritize activity and tailor your workflows to improve net income, reduce costs, and enhance the patient experience. Connance is redefining workflow optimization in healthcare. For more information call (781) 577-5000 or visit

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