Jennifer Rountree

HIPAA Privacy and Security OfficerUnited Surgical Partners International (USPI)

Jennifer joined United Surgical Partners International (USPI) as its HIPAA Privacy and Security Officer in March of 2017, transitioning from a career in human resources to a career in compliance.  Jennifer is certified in health care privacy compliance by the Health Care Compliance Association.  In her current role, she provides HIPAA privacy guidance to more than 470 facilities managed by USPI, managing incident prevention, response, and reporting.  Prior to joining USPI, she served as a Manager in Tenet Healthcare’s Human Resources Department for the Outpatient Services Division.  She brings a unique perspective to USPI’s Compliance Department with over 10 years of experience in the health care industry serving in various corporate level roles, most recently helping to develop and grow the outpatient business line.  Jennifer holds a Bachelor’s of Arts Degree in Professional Development and a Master’s of Science Degree in Managerial Science from Amberton University.