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Sharon Hicks

Sharon Hicks, MSW, MBA

Senior Associate, OPEN MINDS

Areas of Expertise

Financial management of health and human service organizations – both service provider systems and health plans Health information management and management of electronic medical recordkeeping systems Technology selection and implementation System integration including computerizing clinical workflows

Prior Experience

Chief Operating Officer for Community Care Behavioral Health, Chief Executive Officer of Askesis Development Group, Vice President of Technology Strategy for the UPMC Insurance Services Division, President of U Squared Interactive, and Clinical Administrator for both Ambulatory Services and Emergency and Intake Services at the UPMC Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic

Schools Attended

Masters of Business Administration and Masters of Social Work degrees from the University of Pittsburgh Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Point Park College

Fellowships, Internships, & Residencies