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Dr Jeffrey R Helton

Health Care Management


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Personal Biography Statement

Hello! My name is Dr. Jeff Helton, and am a member of the Health Care Management faculty at MSU Denver. I am very happy to have the chance to work with you and support your educational efforts.

I have been a senior leader in the health care industry, working as chief financial officer in hospitals, health plans, or integrated health systems over the past twenty plus years. For quite a while, I specialized in helping organizations that were in bankruptcy or receivership come back to financial health. That experience taught me a lot about what has worked and not worked in our industry. I hope to share a lot of the lessons learned from those organizations with you as we work together in your health care management studies.

While I love teaching, thats not all Im about. I was a competitive high jumper and competed internationally for many years and still dabble in Masters track and field even today. My wife Wendy and I are avid outdoors people, enjoying mountain biking, hiking, and skiing in the wonderful mountains so close by our city. Im also a bass guitarist and have a commercial pilot certificate.

Educational Biography

PhD Health Care Management, The University of Texas School of Public Health

MS, Hospital and Health Administration The University of Alabama at Birmingham

BBA, Health Care Administration Eastern Kentucky University

Professional Affiliations

Certified Management Accountant
Certified Fraud Examiner
Fellow of the Healthcare Financial Management Association
Member of:
- Health Information Management Systems Society
- Institute of Internal Auditors
- Institute of Management Accountants
- Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
- Healthcare Financial Management Association
- American Health Information Management Association

Courses Taught


Office Hours

Wednesday - [08:00 to 13:00]
[17:00 to 17:30]

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Current Semester Schedule

41845 HCM-3020-001 Mgmt Princip in Health Care TBA TBA-TBA
41990 HCM-3500-001 Health Care Research Methods TBA TBA-TBA
42574 HCM-3980-001 Internship TBA TBA-TBA
42641 HCM-4300-001 Stategic Mgmnt in Health Care TBA TBA-TBA

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