kathy_prideKathy Pride, RHIT, CPC, CCS-P, CPMA
Senior Vice President of Coding and Documentation Services

Kathy is a proven leader in healthcare revenue cycle management with extensive experience in management, project implementation, coding, billing, physician documentation improvement, compliance audits, and education. She has trained and managed Health Information Management (HIM) professionals in multiple environments. She is currently the Senior Vice President of Coding and Documentation Services for Panacea Healthcare Solutions. Kathy has provided compliance auditing and documentation education to hundreds of physicians and coders throughout her career.

j-majchrzakJeff Majchrzak, BA, RCC, CIRCC
Vice President of Radiology and Cardiology Services

Jeff is the technical editor for Panacea's CPT Coding and Regulatory Compliance for Radiology, is the author of the Study Guide for the Radiology Coding Certification Board Exam, Interventional Coder, Nuclear Medicine and CT/MRI Coder manuals, and a co-author of the Mammography Coder, Ultrasound Coder, Peripheral and Cardiology Coder, and both the test and study guide for AAPC's Certified Interventional Radiology Cardiovascular Coder (CIRCC) credential. Jeff also performs a variety of IR and Cardiology services coding audits and is a nationally recognized speaker.

b-rodrianBecky Rodrian, CCS-P, CPC, CPEDC, CBCS, MBS, CEMC, BSN
Director, Professional Consulting Services

Becky Rodrian has over 20 years’ experience in coding, billing, auditing, reimbursement and collections. She has a diverse background, having performed duties in medical offices from patient care to collections. She has had the pleasure of auditing and educating physicians, physician extenders and mid-level providers nationally. She has audited and educated multi-specialty clinics, with an emphasis on surgical coding. Becky has provided education through teleconferences and seminars throughout the United States with multiple nationally recognized healthcare organizations. She strives to educate all healthcare personnel with proper interpretation of guidelines and regulations set forth by the government.

s brewtonSandra L. Brewton, RHIT, CCS, CHCA, CPC, AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer
Senior Healthcare Consultant

As a Senior Healthcare Consultant, Sandy provides inpatient record audits, including the review/validation of MS-DRG assignment and quality of physician documentation; coder and provider training and education to improve documentation quality and clarify code assignment; and recommendations for medical records operations and instructing facility staff on ICD-9-CM, ICD-10-CM/PCS, and CPT coding guidelines.

t-fergusonTina Ferguson, RN, CCDS
Senior Healthcare Consultant

Tina has 10+ years in clinical nursing, Clinical Documentation Improvement and chart auditing. Tina is a Registered Nurse and a Certified Clinical Documentation Specialist (CCDS) in the spring. In her role as Senior Healthcare Consultant, Tina performs Clinical Documentation Improvement audit that focus on clinical documentation improvement opportunities related to severity of illness, risk of mortality and quality.

c-huyghe Elizabeth Hankins, CPC, CCS-P, CPMA, CPC-I
Senior Coding Compliance Auditor

Elizabeth Hankins has 10+ years’ experience in medical auditing, coding, educating and revenue cycle, holding positions as a Coding and Documentation Compliance Auditor/Educator and Coding Analyst. Her work with large multi-specialty physicians in various facility settings, includes reviewing physician documentation, providing education to providers, as well as auditing coding accuracy and quality assurance reviews for the facility staff auditors and coders. With a strong knowledge of coding methodologies, she has developed and delivered training materials and programs per the government guidelines for coding policies and procedures.

c-huygheCatherine Huyghe, CPC
Senior Healthcare Consultant

Catherine Huyghe has 30+ years’ experience in the Interventional Radiology and Cardiology auditing, revenue cycle and management industry. Cathy is a Certified Procedural Coder (CPC). In her role as consultant, Catherine performs cardiology, interventional radiology, image guided invasive procedures, and radiology procedure based CPT procedure and ICD-9 diagnosis coding audits, chargemaster assessments, reviews for regulatory agency compliance, evaluates administrative policies and procedures, and assists in the development of compliance programs. In addition, she conducts Interventional Radiology and Cardiology educational training seminars.

j-johnsonJoyce Johnson, RHIA, CCS, AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer
Senior Healthcare Consultant

As a Senior Healthcare Consultant for Panacea, Joyce has extensive experience in MS-DRG validation and ICD-9-CM coding. Evaluating coding functions specifically to improve data quality and its impact on case mix index are services she provides. Joyce has provided coding in-service training for both new and experienced coding personnel.

c mangioneCharlene Mangione, RN, CCDS
Senior Healthcare Consultant

Charlene is an RN with 20+ years nursing experience; 8 years as an OR Circulating nurse, 3 years as an RN Case Manager and 10 years as an RN Clinical Documentation Specialist. In her role as Senior Healthcare Consultant with Panacea, Charlene performs Clinical Documentation Improvement audits that focus on clinical documentation improvement opportunities and she has assisted in helping create a beginner CDI orientation manual.

b-oviattBarbara Oviatt, CCS-P, CPC
Senior Healthcare Consultant

Barbara Oviatt has nearly 20 years of experience in coding, auditing, and educational services. Barbara received her ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer Certificate from the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) in September of 2010. She has been instrumental in the development and delivery of ICD-10 educational courses and services to prepare the physician market for the implementation of ICD-10.

d-richmondDonna Richmond, BA, RCC, CPC, CIRCC
Senior Healthcare Consultant

Donna's more than 20 years’ experience in billing, coding and compliance include positions as Coding Services Manager for a computer-assisted coding company, directing 30+ coders and assisting clients with coding questions; and billing, coding and compliance responsibilities for a practice management / billing company. Donna is a past member of the Radiology Business Management Association (RBMA) Programs committee and Chairman of the Coding sub-committee. She was the Radiology Coding Certification Board’s RBMA Liaison for 2 years and previously served on the Education Committee. In addition to Donna’s coding hotline responsibilities for Panacea, she performs a variety of Radiology and Cardiology audits, contributes to several publications and webcasts.