Co-founder of the firm’s Health Services Practice, Adams has built a dedicated team that is the strategic communications partner of choice for healthcare private equity firms and the full-service agency of record for health services companies. Adams understands the imperatives of differentiation and a strong value proposition to drive a healthcare company’s success.
At Jarrard, she has helped healthcare organizations across the continuum – including national not-for-profit and for-profit health systems, investor-owned healthcare companies, managed services organizations, physician practices, value-based care companies, healthcare outsourcing companies, ancillary services companies – smartly scale, evolve plus advance and protect their brands.
An experienced healthcare executive, Adams previously directed the strategic planning and marketing functions and led enterprise-wide growth initiatives across 39 health systems in multiple states for Nashville-based Community Health Systems. Prior to that, she served the Ascension Health Indiana market, where she advanced the health system’s brand and reputation, grew market share for a number of the system’s key service lines and launched dozens of rebrand initiatives, including Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital.
Adams earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Public Health, Master of Health Administration and Certification of Health Systems Management from Indiana University.