Dec. 19, 2022 — Daniel J. Hoh, MD, FAANS has been appointed the new assistant dean of revenue cycle management at the UF College of Medicine. In this new role, Hoh will contribute to the management, generation and collection of patient service revenue to advance the key priorities of the college. He will focus on optimizing revenue streams and will serve as a liaison between the revenue cycle and the clinical side, evaluating key data analytics to identify opportunities for improved performance.
“What I hope to do in this role is to optimize our revenue streams and support the College’s missions to advance education, research and the health of our community,” Hoh said. “The excellent patient care our physicians provide is the bedrock for funding our key programs and initiatives. I look forward to serving to promote UF Health and the College of Medicine as the premier health care provider for our state and region.”
Since joining the UF faculty in 2010, Hoh has held numerous roles within the college, serving as professor of neurosurgery and the Dunspaugh-Dalton endowed professor. Hoh is also the division chief of spine and vice chair of systems integration in the Lillian S. Wells department of neurosurgery. He is also the neurosurgery director of the UF Health Comprehensive Spine Center. He credits his experience in these positions with developing his interest in the administrative side of health care.
“These roles gave me an opportunity to create programs focused on improving operational efficiencies and advancing care,” Hoh said. “As a practicing clinician, it is clear to me that UF physicians and staff provide the highest-quality patient care. But there are a lot of complexities within the health care system that create challenges for patients to gain access.”
Hoh earned his bachelor’s degree in psychology from Stanford University and medical degree from Columbia University. He completed his residency training in neurosurgery at the University of Southern California. During residency, he also spent one year of focused neurotrauma and spinal cord injury training at Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center. After residency, he completed neurosurgery and orthopaedic spine fellowships at the Cleveland Clinic Hospital.
An accomplished researcher and academician, Hoh has authored over 100 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters and holds leadership positions with several national organizations. He serves as treasurer and chair of the finance committee for the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, and he is a senior editorial board member of the Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine and the Spine Journal.
“Dr. Hoh will build upon the excellent work of our revenue cycle team with his knowledge of clinical operations and his perspective as a physician,” said Marvin Dewar, M.D., the senior associate dean for faculty practices and regulatory affairs and CEO of UF Health Physicians. “Dr. Hoh is perfectly situated for this. He is honest, doesn’t rush to judgment and is very analytical in the way he identifies problems — he is going to do a superb job.”
This year, Hoh began working toward an Executive MBA at the UF Warrington College of Business to gain further education in administrative leadership as he takes on this larger role. He credits his brother, Brian L. Hoh, M.D., M.B.A., chair of the department of neurosurgery, and William A. Friedman, M.D., former chair of the department, with investing in his career and serving as role models.
“I have been here over 10 years and have seen the incredible growth of the College of Medicine and UF Health, from the new hospital towers to the excellence of our physicians, and the reach in patients coming to UF Health for care,” Hoh said. “I am incredibly proud to be part of this organization. I have been fortunate to have benefited in my professional development through the support of my department and the college. I see this new position as a special opportunity to give back to the college and our community.”