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JESSICA COMBS

Senior Associate & Social Media Manager

Education/Memberships/Credentials

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Bachelor of Science, Space Physics

Prescott, Arizona

As a senior associate in Coker Group’s finance, operations, and strategy division, Jessica Combs engages in consulting projects with physicians and health systems nationwide. Ms. Combs has been with Coker for over ten years, largely focusing on optimizing compensation practices for hospitals and health systems. She participates in various fair market value reviews, compensation model development projects, physician-hospital alignment transactions and financial analyses. Her work also encompasses market research for tangible asset valuations. Ms. Combs has also assisted in Coker’s physician services division.

In addition to her role as senior associate, she is also responsible for Coker Group’s social media presence. In this role, she manages daily social media interactions focusing on thought leadership and produces Coker Group’s podcast, Coffee with Coker.

Experience:

  • Engaged in a system-wide patient access optimization project for outpatient clinics affiliated with a prominent academic medical center.
  • Implemented a compensation strategy specifically for advanced practice providers.
  • Initiated the development of Coker’s Community Needs Assessment (CNA) report and recommendations based on the statistical data.