Mr. Thomas D. Stewart, Jr.
Mr. Stewart has over two (2) decades of professional healthcare experience. He co-founded JTS Health Partners and its holding company, JTS Ventures, Inc. (formed in 2002), with the healthcare subsidiary in operation since 2009. He is a results-oriented executive with progressive information technology, consulting, financial management and revenue cycle management experience within the healthcare provider and physician sectors.
“Our firm remains focused on providing our clients with tremendous value and service level. Our internal goals are simple, every client is a reference; which continues to remain true. Our promise is simple, we operate serving our client’s best interest with top talented healthcare professionals,” Mr. Stewart says.
Mr. Stewart began his healthcare career in Atlanta, Georgia and has worked for the following organizations: International Business Machines (IBM), Coram Healthcare, Oncology Partners/Value Sciences, KPMG Peat Marwick and Siemens Medical Solutions USA. He has an accounting degree from Kennesaw State University and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in the state of Georgia.
Mr. Stewart is a member of the Board of Advisors for the Private Bank of Buckhead in Atlanta, Georgia. In addition, he and his wife, Julie Echols Stewart, co-founded a Georgia non-profit foundation named “Starfish Kids”. Since 2012, this organization has assisted with providing services to children who have needs within the autism spectrum field. The Stewart’s reside in Atlanta, Georgia and have two (2) children: Anthony and Annalise.
Ms. Gwen Hughes, RHIA, CHPS
Health Information Management
Privacy and Compliance Officer
Ms. Gwen Hughes serves as co-leader at JTS Health Partners. She is the Health Information Management Practice Leader and Privacy and Compliance Officer. Ms. Hughes is a Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) with a certification in Healthcare Privacy and Security (CHPS) and over forty (40) years of experience in healthcare. Ms. Hughes spent much of her career directing: Health Information Management; leading efforts to eliminate inefficiencies and leverage technology; and directing numerous other service lines to support quality health care, privacy and security of patient information, an effective revenue cycle, and compliance with federal, state and voluntary regulations and standards.
As a consultant, Ms. Hughes has helped dozens of hospitals, medical centers and healthcare systems identify opportunities, create road maps and action plans to achieve their goals and has provided the support they need to be successful.
Ms. Meagan Mañé, MAcc, CPA
Advisory & Revenue Cycle Management
Ms. Mañé has over twenty-five (25) years of healthcare experience in financial, operational and technology areas with emphasis in leading financial and process analysis, hospital and physician revenue cycle optimization and management, and systems implementation and optimization. She has served in various capacities including roles in healthcare as owner, auditor, administrator and consultant. In addition to revenue cycle consulting, Ms. Mañé is responsible for client implementation projects within Revenue Cycle Management.
Ms. Mañé holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and a Master of Accountancy with a focus in Information Systems from the University of South Florida.
Mr. Bill Schaude
Strategic Alliances, Sales & Marketing
Mr. Schuade has over thirty (30) years of healthcare experience in consulting sales, operations and business development. He specializes in collaborating with healthcare executives to provide unique solutions related to optimizing revenue and operational performance.
He is a proven industry leader that has served a multi-faceted tenure with major healthcare organizations such as Vice President with MedAssets, Hospital Corporation of American (HCA), and Siemens Medical Solutions, as well as, founder of his own revenue cycle firm providing management services to hospitals and physician groups to optimize revenue, enhance cash flow and improve profitability.
Mr. Schaude is a member of the Healthcare Financial Management Association, the American College of Healthcare Executives and is an active member of the Rotary Club of Alpharetta, Ga.
He holds a Master’s Degree in Healthcare Administration, Magna Cum Laude, from the University of Pittsburgh.