Chief Administrative Officer - Women and Infants, Psychiatric and Ophthalmology Services
As chief administrative officer (CAO) for women and infants, and psychiatric and ophthalmology services for UC San Diego Health, Marie Webber provides executive leadership over all clinical and ambulatory operations for the departments of Reproductive Medicine, Psychiatry and Ophthalmology, along with the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.
Ms. Webber is responsible for ensuring that the quality, efficiency and continuity of services meet the needs of patients, physicians and staff. As part of her clinical and ambulatory operations responsibilities, she is responsible for operating budget, revenue/expenses and financial performance; budgetary and administrative oversight of clerical, nursing, technical and support staff in the outpatient clinics; strategic planning, program growth and business development; capital investment planning and recommendations; delivery and monitoring of clinical quality; and improving patient flow, experience and satisfaction for each clinical service and department.
Prior to coming to UC San Diego Health, Ms. Webber served as the administrative director of operations at UCLA Health System and managed both inpatient and outpatient based departments and clinics in multiple hospital licensed locations, as well as more than 90 full-time employees and $75 million in gross revenue. She previously worked as the CAO and chief financial officer for the Department of Radiation Oncology overseeing operations, strategy, finance, quality and research operations, as well as billing, human resources, front office, nursing and finances, respectively, for radiation oncology and the Integrated Breast Centers.
As a revenue cycle analyst for Stockamp, a Huron Consulting Group Practice in Oregon, between 2008 and 2010, Ms. Webber provided revenue cycle operations and change management consulting for billing offices at university health systems and large physician group practices throughout the country. She designed back-end revenue cycle tools to meet client needs, trained end users, and communicated accountability expectations with various management teams to create sustainable solutions.
Ms. Webber received her master of health service administration degree from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor after obtaining a bachelor of science degree in health administration at Eastern Michigan University. She is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives, the Healthcare Executives of Southern California, and the San Diego Organization of Healthcare Leaders.