March 23, 2016
Baltimore Medical System, one of the largest federally qualified health centers in Maryland, has added three new members to its board of trustees. The board handles overall governance of Baltimore Medical System, provides strategic organizational oversight and planning, and helps define and preserve the organization’s mission, among other responsibilities.
The new board members are:
Sandra Johnson, MBA, MSM, FHFMA, CHFP, FACHE, is vice president of revenue cycle management at Johns Hopkins Medicine. She has exceptional revenue management experience in the healthcare industry; for the past 17 years Johnson has handled finances for five different health systems. In her current role at Johns Hopkins she is responsible for $4 billion in net patient service revenue and the strategic direction and development of the revenue cycle for the hospital. She earned a bachelor of science in accounting from the College of Great Falls, a masters of science in business administration from the University of Montana and a masters of science in hospital administration from Troy State University.
Selwyn Ray is director, community relations of the Maryland Mentoring Resource Center. He is a seasoned organizer and community relations professional with extensive leadership management and public policy advocacy experience – specifically amongst youth-focused and health-focused initiatives. Ray has directed community relations efforts for citywide campaigns; secured funding for health information programs; provided guidance to foundations, civic groups and boards regarding after-school programming; and forged strategic alliances between disparate groups in Baltimore to help establish health and social policies. He earned a bachelor of arts in English from Dickinson College and a juris doctor degree from the University of Maryland School of Law.
Eric Thompson, assistant vice president and community business development officer for the Maryland region of BB&T, is an expert in finance, sales and business development. Over the course of his career he has developed the skills necessary to help businesses and non-profit organizations across Baltimore grow and strategically plan for the future. He brings more than 11 years of sales and operational leadership experience to Baltimore Medical System’s board. Thompson earned a bachelor of science degree from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore.
About Baltimore Medical System
Baltimore Medical System is the largest federally qualified health center (FQHC) in Maryland. Dedicated to improving the health, wellness and quality of life of medically underserved communities in the Baltimore area, Baltimore Medical System provides safe, high quality, accessible and affordable healthcare through its five community health centers, four pharmacies, seven school-based health centers and multiple community outreach programs. As a community-based, independent non-profit 501(c)(3), Baltimore Medical System provides services for primary care, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics and behavioral health. For more information, please visit www.bmsi.org and follow Baltimore Medical System on Facebook.