Healthcare Finance • Management Reporting • Business Office Management • Revenue Cycle
Eric Cripps, CAO
Eric Cripps serves as Chief Administrative Officer of Impact Healthcare Solutions. Eric has a passion for rural hospitals. In an environment where rural hospitals are experiencing financial volatility, Eric has a desire to help these facilities identify their weaknesses and implement corrective actions that will generate sustained financial stability.
On his journey to becoming a rural hospital CFO, Eric has also served in the roles of Accountant, Business Office Manager, and Revenue Cycle Manager. The experience gained in these key financial areas has helped Eric to become a well-rounded financial manager who understands the complexities of Healthcare Finance. Utilizing this experience, Eric was able to guide Jackson Parish Hospital out of a period of financial uncertainty. In recognizing inefficiencies prevalent throughout all Revenue Cycle processes, Eric directed changes that resulted in improved efficiency and cash flow.
Eric has experience working directly with investigative teams from the office of the Louisiana Legislative Auditor. He has assisted these teams in investigations into matters including theft, inappropriate accounting practices, and collections practices. In addition to his time as CFO, Eric has also spent time in the role of Chief Operating Officer. This role offered insight into the daily challenges that face the ancillary and clinical departments within a hospital. Having worked or managed a combination of financial and clinical departments, Eric has an established understanding of all variables involved in the financial management of a rural hospital. Eric holds a BS in Accounting from Louisiana Tech University. Eric also currently holds the position of Chief Financial Officer at Allen Parish Hospital and DeSoto Regional Health System.
Contact Eric at 318.255.7591