Adam Shewmaker, FHFMA

Director of Healthcare Consulting Services
Director of Healthcare Consulting Services


Adam has 16 years of experience providing healthcare consulting services to multiple healthcare providers and entities, including community-based hospitals, specialty surgery hospitals, multi-hospital systems, multi-specialty physician clinics, and managed care payers. In addition to leading Dean Dorton’s healthcare consulting services group, Adam performs revenue cycle operational assessments and process improvement engagements. Prior to joining the firm in 2009, Adam spent time in Ernst & Young’s health sciences advisory services group, a community hospital in Southern Indiana, and Progressive Healthcare, a boutique consulting firm located in Nashville, Tennessee.

Adam’s overall experience is tailored towards strategically managing accounts receivable and improving overall cash performance for healthcare organizations. Past consulting services engagements have included interim leadership roles, A/R management, revenue cycle redesign, denials and staffing analysis, and cash acceleration engagements.

Industry Expertise

  • Accounts receivable management
  • Patient access and patient accounting management
  • Revenue cycle redesign
  • Staffing analysis
  • Cash acceleration engagements
  • Denials analysis

Healthcare Financial Management Association, CHFP and FHFMA Certification
McGladrey Partner Development Program
Louisville Healthcare Fellows, Class of 2011
Health Enterprises Network, Board Member
Kentucky Association of Healthcare Facilities, Finance Committee

Saint Francis of Assisi, Past School Board Member
Louisville Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Executive Leadership Committee 2011
Catholic Charities, Refugee Program Volunteer
Saint Agnes Parish, Parent Volunteer
Catholic Community Center, Student Mentor Volunteer

Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration, magna cum laude, 2001, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, Kentucky