Two named to vice president roles at Rogers Behavioral Health

Posted on 03/27/17 03:30:am

2017-06-17_01-16_472.jpg(Oconomowoc, Wis.) – Caroline McHale has been named vice president of residential services, and Adam El-Ali has been promoted to vice president of electronic health records (EHR) and revenue cycle optimization at Rogers Behavioral Health.

McHale will work in partnership with medical staff and leaders to oversee daily operations, monitor program outcome studies and lead future program development. She brings deep leadership experience in behavioral healthcare at the national level, having served in a variety of executive, operations, business development and marketing roles.

Prior to joining Rogers, McHale worked for Acadia Healthcare as divisional business development director and interim CEO, overseeing the operations of more than 20 psychiatric and eating disorder facilities nationwide. Among other roles, McHale has served as a CEO for Universal Health Services in Greenville, Texas, and vice president of business development and operations for Behavioral Centers of America in Nashville. McHale holds a Master of Fine Art in philosophy from the University of Toronto, Canada, and a Master of Business Administration, with an emphasis on marketing and business from University of San Diego.

El-Ali will provide leadership to ensure Rogers manages clinical and revenue cycle data available through its EHR to maximize its potential as a strategic platform. He will also provide real time individualized technical support for physicians as Rogers moves to its next phase of technical advances and optimization of the Cerner record.

El-Ali had been serving as director, revenue cycle. Prior to joining Rogers in April 2015, El-Ali served as a solution architect and consultant for Cerner in Kansas City and worked in a variety of revenue cycle roles for Adventist Health Systems including central scheduling and patient access as well as quality assurance. He holds an MBA from Lewis University and a Bachelor of Science in psychology from Loyola University.

“As Rogers continues to expand we are pleased to be adding professionals like Caroline and promoting Adam to our leadership team,” said Paul Mueller, chief executive officer, Rogers Memorial Hospital. “Their expertise is critical to ongoing, successful operations.”

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