People news: physicians group names Parks finance director

Staff writerJune 1, 2014 

Physicians of Southwest Washington finance director Scott Parks.


Scott Parks has been named finance director of Physicians of Southwest Washington.

Parks previously was assistant controller and accounting analyst for Tacoma-based TRA Imaging. Before that, he was assistant controller at Capital Medical Center from 2007 to 2009.

The physicians group also announced three staff promotions:

-Tamra Ruymann has been promoted to director of claims and technology services from claims manager. Before joining PSW, she managed worker's compensation claims and information technology for 17 years for Washington state.

-Tamara Schaffert has been promoted to director of administrative services and executive director of Healthy Communities Foundation, PSW's nonprofit. She previously was the provider network manager. Before that, Schaffert worked for South Sound Radiology and was executive director of the Olympia Lacey Tumwater Visitor & Convention Bureau from 2000 to 2007.

-Susan Williams has been promoted to the combined position of care management and clinical informatics director. She also is an administrator for PSW's medical management department and is director of quality improvement. Williams previously was hired to work in the medical management department.


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