Serial Entrepreneur | Healthcare Consultant | Business Strategist
Founder and President of Louisiana Healthcare Institute (LHI) and The EpiCenter, with a degree in Business System Analysis and Health Information Management, I have utilized my expertise to superintend education and reimbursement of healthcare facilities.
As a serial entrepreneur, I have developed an innovative approach to increase the efficiency of businesses across multiple industries through perfected information and management systems.
Through mere dedication to improving the standards of healthcare management, sharing knowledge and expertise in the field as a specialized educator, it has allowed many medical billing and coding professionals to pass national certification examinations.
Influential to spread-heading growth, I am President of Baton Rouge AAPC, Public Outreach & Programs chair of SCORE Baton Rouge, a Board Member of Jess’ Bra Closet and Women’s Council of Greater Baton Rouge. I am not just committed to business strategic growth; but also, to the well-being of people and the community.
Business System Analysis, B.S.
Health Information Management, A.A.S.
Louisiana State University
Certified Coding Specialist
Eden Prairie, MN. March 2015
Eden Prairie, MN. March December 2010
Baton Rouge, LA August 2006
Skills & CORE COMPETENCIES
AHIMA ICD-10 CM & PCS approved Trainer | Healthcare Consulting | EHR Implementation Policies & Procedures
HEDIS/NCQA/PCMH | Coding: CPT, ICD-10CM, PCS, MS-DRG, APR-DRG Records Administration
Claims Processing | Budgeting / Forecasting | Meaningful Use Preparation | Medical Terminology
HIGHLIGHTED CAREER ACHIEVEMENTS
• Certified Professional Coder-Instructor (CPC-I)
• Registered Health Information Technician(RHIT)
• AHIMA ICD-10 Approved Trainer
• Certified Professional Coder(CPC)
• Distilling value, overcoming objections and securing hard to solve medical coding/compliance obstacles
• Motivating staff to peak performance levels
• Proven record of initiative and success in accreditation preparation