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.

kathy_prideLaurie Johnson, MS, RHIA, CPC-H, FAHIMA, AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer
Director of Health Information Management Consulting Services

Laurie has over 30 years of health information management experience, specializing in coding and reimbursement with experiences in APC/DRG reviews, RAC education/services, ICD-9-CM/CPT-4/ HCPCS coding and education, revenue cycle turnaround, and transitioning to ICD-10-CM/PCS.

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.

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.

g-fongTerri Millerd, BSN, RN, CCDS, MLT(ASCP)
Senior Healthcare Consultant

Terri has 15+ years of experience in clinical nursing, laboratory and Clinical Documentation Improvement. She is a Registered Nurse, Certified Clinical Documentation Specialist (CCDS) from the Association of Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists (ACDIS), and a board certified Medical Laboratory Technician by ASCP (American Society of Clinical Pathologists).

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 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.