Dee Mann Aust

Dee Mann Aust, MSW

Dee is a seasoned healthcare leader with over 30 years of experience in hospital operations focused on case management, social work, discharge planning, and utilization review.  Her career journey has also led to significant responsibility for managing revenue cycle processes including patient registration, patient financial services, and clinical documentation improvement.  Her past work has included deep engagement with hospitalist groups, and leadership of hospitalist initiatives including charge capture, scheduling, documentation and coding, and care plans for high utilizer patients. In all her roles, work with physicians has been essential and one of her greatest sources of satisfaction.  Dee is highly regarded for her systems thinking skills and is a Six Sigma green belt, Lean Leader, and a certified Crucial Conversations instructor.  Her warmth and quick wit help her connect well with others.

Dee is also an amateur photographer and recently completed a two-year certificate in digital photography.


BA, Psychology, Washington University (St. Louis)
MSW, Washington University


Society of Hospital Medicine
American Case Management Association
Society of Social Work Leaders in Healthcare
Association for Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists