Kristi Payne

Chief Operations Officer

Kristi Payne, Chief Operations Officer, daily leverages expertise from 25+ years in health care to develop EHR migration and discrete data mining solutions for MDabstract’s Health System, Hospital and Provider partners. A licensed nurse by training, she has spent the last decade using her clinical background to impact health care business operations. 

As a founder of MDabstract, Kristi has overseen the company’s significant growth and successful partnership of over 200+ EHR migrations across multiple platforms, National ACO/MSSP reporting initiatives and many other “discrete data capture” projects. From her vast knowledge in EHR adaption, clinical workflow, revenue cycle management and reporting initiatives she delivers unparalleled transparency to each client on their unique needs and devises impactful solutions that result in successful cost effective migrations, reclaimed provider productivity, maximized efficiencies and long-term clinical documentation improvement. True client partnerships are her ultimate goal.

Before forming MDabstract in 2010, Kristi worked with industry leaders United Health Care and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida on cost containment and network development. She joined Jacksonville Heart Center, now Baptist Heart Specialists, in 2000 as the Business Office Manager with a primary focus on Revenue Cycle, Payer Market Utilization Management, and Contract Negotiation and transitioned into the role of Systems Manager to oversee EHR implementation, training and programming.

Kristi, along with her husband Dan and their 3 children reside in St. Augustine, FL.