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Monmouth Medical Center Appoints New Regional Chief Financial Officer

JoAnna Zimmerman
Joanna P. Zimmerman, Regional CFO, Monmouth Medical Center

Long Branch, NJ – Monmouth Medical Center recently announced Joanna P. Zimmerman, MBA, CHFP, has been named regional chief financial officer (CFO), overseeing overall financial plans and policies, as well as the accounting and budgeting practices, for both Monmouth Medical Center and Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus.

A veteran of the hospital industry, Zimmerman brings with her more than 19 years of experience in health care finance. She joins the RWJBarnabas Health system from CarePoint Health System in Jersey City, where she served as senior vice president of operations finance. In that position, she was directly accountable for accounting, decision support and budgeting, hospital finance, reimbursement, grant funding and physician practice finance. Additionally, she led efforts to address losses in practice revenue and improve efficiencies, financial management and reporting process in hospitals and practices.

Prior to that, Zimmerman served as CFO at Carlisle Regional Medical Center in Carlisle, Pennsylvania; East Georgia Regional Medical Center in Statesboro, Georgia; and Lock Haven Hospital in Lock Haven Pennsylvania.

Zimmerman received a bachelor’s degree accounting from King’s College in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania and her master’s degree in business administration in health care finance from the University of Scranton’s Kania School of Business in Scranton, Pennsylvania. She holds certification as a health care financial professional through the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) and is a member of HFMA, the American College of Healthcare Executives, and the Medical Group Management Association.

Active in the community, Zimmerman previously served as a board member for both Carlisle Healthcare Alternatives, Inc. and the Lock Haven Area YMCA. She also served as a volunteer with the Schuylkill County Recreation and Development Council, Make-A-Wish Foundation and Big Brothers/Big Sisters.

Zimmerman resides in Freehold.

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