Susquehanna Health leader inducted into Circle 200 organization
Kim Manning, Susquehanna Health's director of legal services, recently was inducted into Circle 200, a forum for senior level executive women in northeastern Pennsylvania. Membership is by "invitation only" and Manning was among 25 nominees from which five were selected to become members in 2012.
Circle 200 includes senior executive women from a variety of professions including finance, education, media manufacturing, technology, entertainment, non-profit, medical, legal and marketing as well as community leaders with significant board responsibilities.
Founded in 2003 by Elizabeth Graham and Marilyn Millington, Circle 200 provides a forum for members to share business challenges, issues and experiences and facilitates networking and promotes leadership opportunities for women of achievement.
Manning has been with Susquehanna Health since 2005. Prior she was an attorney with Stevens & Lee. She also worked as general counsel for Wyoming Valley Healthcare System and Memorial Medical Center in Savannah, Ga. In 2010 she was named one of the Top 25 Women in Business by the Northeast Pennsylvania Business Journal.
Manning received bachelor and law degrees from Duquesne University. She is a member of the American Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association and the American Health Lawyers Association.
Hospital welcomes new utilization coordinator
JERSEY SHORE - Tracy Foster has joined Jersey Shore Hospital as utilization review coordinator.
Foster brings more than 17 years of health care-related experience to the position. In the past, she served as assistant director of nursing at Lock Haven Hospital Extended Care, program manager at UCBH Meadows Partial Program and nurse at Sugar Valley Rural Charter School.
Foster attended Pennsylvania College of Technology, earning a bachelor of science in nursing.
As utilization review coordinator, Foster is responsible for assisting in the development, planning and coordination of the activities of utilization review and discharge planning. Daily, she reviews medical records to determine appropriateness and medical necessity of admission, continued hospital stay and use of ancillary services.