BOSTON, MA – Partners HealthCare has announced the appointment of Rosemary R. Sheehan as its new Chief Human Resources Office. As CHRO, Sheehan will be responsible for developing and executing a human resource strategy in support of the overall strategic direction of Partners HealthCare, in areas including talent management and acquisition, change management, workforce training and development among others. She previously served as Vice President of Revenue Cycle Operations for Partners where she was responsible for the full range of operations supporting the processing of $12B in revenue.  Sheehan was also responsible for the operational implementation of the Epic administrative system and co-led the Partners Patient Engagement Committee.

Rose will bring strong leadership and management skills to a human resources department that is deep with talent and technical expertise. The respect and trust that Rose has already established with leaders and other stakeholders across Partners will ensure that she can effectively advance a human resources vision that best meets the needs of our employees and their families.

Peter K. Markell Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer for Partners HealthCare

Prior to her role in Revenue Cycle Operations, she served as Executive Director of the Professional Billing Office at Massachusetts General Physicians Organization. In addition, she serves on the board for Connance and previously was a board member of Healthcare Finance Management Association.

Prior to her career at Partners, Rose served as Director of Caritas Norwood Hospital, where she focused on physician practice management. Rose received her master’s degree in Business Administration from F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business and her bachelor’s degree from Assumption College.