Candice Abbott, VP & Chief Financial Officer
Candice Abbott is the VP and Chief Financial Officer at the Health Care District of Palm Beach County. In this role, she is responsible for the development and implementation of the financial strategies, operating and capital budgets, and system financial reporting and controls that support the overall mission, goals and objectives of the Health Care District. She also oversees Revenue Cycle, Payor and Network Management and Performance Excellence.
Ms. Abbott has over 23 years of Healthcare Finance experience partnering with hospital, physician and community leaders. She has proven success increasing a multi-hospital health system’s net operating margin, expertise in aligning innovative care delivery models and financial operations, revenue recognition and finding cost-savings while executing the organization’s strategic initiatives. Ms. Abbott’s prior leadership experience includes serving as the Regional Executive Director for Cleveland Clinic Florida Integrated Health Network and Assistant Vice President of Finance for Martin Health System.
Ms. Abbott has a Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Management. She is certified in several Epic revenue cycle applications and is a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT). Ms. Abbott is the Treasurer for Helping People Succeed, a member of Florida Atlantic University’s Finance and Legislative committee, and a former board member and Director of Education for the Florida Chapter of Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA).