Ventra Health Hires Veteran Executive as Chief Financial Officer

David Scharfstein joins Ventra Health with more than 15 years of progressive financial leadership experience across various industries and will bolster the company's focus on tech-enabled revenue cycle management and reimbursement solutions for hospital-based physicians.

Dallas-based Ventra Health announced veteran executive David Scharfstein has joined the company as chief financial officer.

Ventra Health is a leading healthcare organization focused on tech-enabled revenue cycle management, practice management, and advisory solutions for hospital-based physicians.

“We are thrilled to welcome David to Ventra Health,” CEO Steven Huddleston said in a statement. “With his extensive financial management experience and proven track record of success, we are confident David will make an immediate and positive impact.”

The company said Scharfstein has a proven record of leading highly productive and diverse teams, driving complex business transformations, translating raw data into actionable insights, and establishing financial discipline in private equity-backed portfolio companies.

Solving revenue and reimbursement issues

Most recently, Scharfstein was CFO for Hotel Equities, a best-in-class owner, operator, and development firm managing a portfolio of more than 250 hotels and resorts throughout the United States and Canada.

Before that, Scharfstein was vice president of financial planning & analysis and later VP of M&A integration & enterprise initiatives at EmployBridge, the largest light industrial staffing company in the nation.

“I am excited to join Ventra Health and to be a part of such a dynamic and innovative team,” Scharfstein said in a statement. “I look forward to working with my colleagues to continue to build on the company’s success and drive growth in the years to come.”

Ventra partners with private practices, hospitals, health systems, and physician management organizations to deliver solutions that solve healthcare providers’ most complex revenue and reimbursement issues.

Backed by Varsity Healthcare Partners, Ventra Health represents the acquisitions of DuvaSawko, Gottlieb, and Abeo, who collectively served the emergency medicine, hospital medicine, and anesthesia markets.

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