Baptist has named Keith A. Siddel vice president of revenue cycle.
In this newly created role, Siddel will be responsible for the overall Baptist revenue cycle and will provide leadership for both hospital and physician-owned services including patient access, health information management, coding and transcription, patient financial services, revenue audit, managed care finance, Chargemaster, clinical documentation, denial mitigation and payer enrollment.
Siddel has worked as a consultant and health care financial expert for many nationally known health care providers. He has worked with hospitals, physician practices, surgery centers, clinics and fully integrated health care providers.
“Keith will be a great asset to our team,” said Bill Griffin, senior vice president and chief financial officer for Baptist. “His vast experience and background fit well with our future finance model.”
Siddel holds a bachelor of science, master in business administration and a juris doctorate of law. He was licensed as a nurse and served in the United States military.