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Adam Shewmaker, FHFMA

Healthcare Consulting Director

  • Role

    Healthcare Consulting Director

  • Industry



  • Louisville, KY

  • Direct Line: 502.566.1054

Professional Experience

Adam has more than 18 years of experience providing healthcare consulting services to numerous healthcare organizations, including community-based hospitals, specialty surgery hospitals, multihospital 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 Dean Dorton in 2009, Adam served in consulting capacities with Progressive Healthcare, a boutique consulting firm in Nashville, Tennessee, and in Ernst and Young’s national health sciences advisory services practice, where his work was focused on improving revenue cycle performance.

Adam’s overall experience is tailored toward strategically managing accounts receivable and improving overall cash performance for hospitals and physician groups. Past consulting services engagements have included interim leadership roles, cash acceleration initiatives, patient access and patient accounting management, revenue cycle assessments and redesign, and denials and staffing analyses. Adam also oversees Dean Dorton Healthcare Solutions, Dean Dorton’s physician medical billing and credentialing services division.

Professional Activities

  • 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

Community Involvement

  • Saint Francis of Assisi, Past School Board Member
  • Louisville Leukemia and 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

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