Laurie East is the Chief Advisor of Pediatric Provider Platforms at SCALE Healthcare.
Laurie is the former Acting Chief Operating Officer for Pediatric Specialty Services, where she successfully implemented a new Practice Management and Electronic Health Record system in collaboration with IT, physicians and the revenue cycle team. She and her team were able to have significant improvements in the revenue cycle yielding an additional $2M in NOI. During her tenure, Laurie onboarded 10 new providers and opened 6 new locations, increasing access to new patients and revenue generating opportunities.
Previously Laurie was CFO for ‘Specially for Children, a multispecialty physician practice with 85 providers and 9 locations. In this role, she developed an MSO arrangement with other pediatric practices which resulted in $1.5M additional revenue to the practice and she successfully negotiated an additional $1M in support from the pediatric hospital to help compensate the physicians for their work performed.
Laurie also served as Finance Consulting Manager at Dell Children’s Medical Center, where she bridged the gap between the operational associates, finance associates and the executive leadership team, helping all of them to understand each other better.
Laurie received her undergraduate degree in Economics from the University of Rhode Island and her MBA form Tulane University. Laurie is a licensed CPA and is a FACMPE. She serves on the board for the TMF Healthcare Quality Institute in her local city, Austin, TX.