Meet Our Experts

Panacea’s consulting professionals possess extensive hands-on clinical, financial, administrative, and executive experience, so they understand how their recommendations will impact your organization’s revenues and regulatory compliance. Our consultants have developed and constructed reimbursement programs for physician groups, ambulatory centers, and hospitals throughout the United States.

Our staff is expert at providing on-site analyses and in-house education for specific reimbursement needs. We take a pragmatic approach to our work that leads to real success for our clients. We strive to work with each facility to develop programs that institute realistic goals and yield positive results in a reasonable amount of time.

Auditing and Compliance

Kathy Pride, RHIT, CPC, CCS-P

Kathy Pride, RHIT, CPC, CCS-P

Senior Vice President, Coding & Documentation

Kathy Pride, RHIT, CPC, CCS-P, 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 and has provided compliance auditing and documentation education to hundreds of physicians and coders throughout her career.

Jeff Marjchrzak, BA, RCC, CIRCC

Jeff Marjchrzak, BA, RCC, CIRCC

Vice President

Jeff Marjchrzak conducts CPT coding reviews for both hospitals and physicians, evaluates administrative policies and procedures, and helps develop quality assurance programs to ensure complete and compliant coding and billing. Jeff trains both radiology and cardiology staff (on both technical and professional billing issues) in correct coding practices and presents both audio and “live” seminars on issues affecting radiology and cardiovascular reimbursement, specifically nuclear medicine, diagnostic and interventional vascular coding. Hundreds of hospitals and radiology practices nationwide have benefited from Jeff’s 30+ years of experience in radiology, nuclear medicine and administration.

Becky Rodrian, CCS-P, CPC, CPEDC,CBCS, MBS, CEMC, BSN

Becky Rodrian, CCS-P, CPC, CPEDC,CBCS, MBS, CEMC, BSN

Director of Professional Services

Becky Rodrian has over 20 years of 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 audited and educated physicians, physician extenders, and mid-level providers nationally, focusing on multi-specialty clinics, with an emphasis on surgical coding. Becky is a nationally recognized speaker who strives to educate all healthcare personnel with proper interpretation of guidelines and regulations set forth by the government.

Sandra Brewton, RHIT, CCS, CHCA, CPC, AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer

Sandra Brewton, RHIT, CCS, CHCA, CPC, AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer

Senior Healthcare Consultant

Sandy Brewton brings 25 years of experience in Health Information Management. In her role as Senior Healthcare Consultant, Sandy offers expertise in inpatient and outpatient record audits, including review and 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-10-CM/PCS, and CPT coding guidelines. Sandy provides additional expertise in multi specialty outpatient surgery coding and pediatrics.

Cathy Huyghe, CPC

Cathy Huyghe, CPC

Senior Healthcare Consultant

Catherine Huyghe has 30+ years of experience in the Interventional Radiology and Cardiology auditing, revenue cycle, and management industry and is a Certified Procedural Coder (CPC). In her role as consultant, Cathy performs procedure based CPT procedure and ICD-10 diagnosis coding audits of cardiology, interventional radiology, image guided invasive procedures; radiology chargemaster assessments; reviews for regulatory agency compliance; and administrative policies and procedures evaluations. She also assists in the development of compliance programs and conducts Interventional Radiology and Cardiology educational training seminars.

Donna Richmond, BA, RCC, CPC, CIRCC

Donna Richmond, BA, RCC, CPC, CIRCC

Senior Healthcare Consultant

Donna’s more than 20 years of 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 two 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 and contributes to several publications and webcasts.

Barbara Oviatt, CPC, CCS-P, AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer

Barbara Oviatt, CPC, CCS-P, AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer

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 was instrumental in the development and delivery of ICD-10 educational courses and services to prepare the physician market for the implementation of ICD-10 and continues to provide training on optimizing reimbursement.

Clinical Revenue Integrity

Jennifer Daniels, MHSA, CPC

Jennifer Daniels, MHSA, CPC

Vice President, Revenue Integrity

Jennifer Daniels serves as Vice President of Revenue Integrity for Panacea, bringing nearly 20 years of healthcare experience. Previously, she worked at large for-profit teaching and non-teaching health systems specializing in pricing methodology, consulting, pharmacy guideline development, compliance, CMS regulatory billing requirements, chart audits, and provider education. She specializes in pharmacy, chargemaster and revenue capture and integrity services. Her experience in pharmacy includes software development and implementation as well as CDM analysis for managing pricing and standardization. Her chargemaster services experience includes overseeing and coordinating the development of chargemaster policies and procedures. Jennifer holds an MA in Health Services Administration from the University of St. Francis and earned her Certified Professional Coder (CPC) certification from AAPC.

Tiffani Bouchard, CCS

Tiffani Bouchard, CCS

Senior Healthcare Consultant

Tiffani has more than 25 years of experience in chargemaster management, hospital bill auditing, claims issues resolution, and coding and documentation reviews for PPS and CAH hospitals nationwide. She has extensive knowledge of CMS coding / billing guidance and regulations and provides on-site training for chargemaster staff, claims processing, and department leadership.

Financial Services

John Manzi

John Manzi

Vice President, Financial Consulting Services

John is a healthcare financial advisor who excels in providing qualified and timely advice. He has over 30 years of experience in the healthcare field, primarily in financial management in hospital and consulting settings. His expertise includes Medicare Cost Report preparation and review, development of reimbursement software, charge setting enhancement tools, product line profitability management, RAC assessments and clinical compliance audits.

Henry Gutierrez

Henry Gutierrez

Vice President, Financial Consulting Services

Henry has over 20 years’ experience in Healthcare Financial Management both in the large Acute Care teaching and non-teaching hospitals, health systems and as well as critical access and small hospitals. He is experienced in Budgeting and Financial Planning, 3rd Party Regulatory Cost Reporting, Service Line Profitability, Managed Care Contracting, Net Revenue Modeling and Claims Auditing, Chargemaster Compliance / Pricing and Revenue Cycle Management. Henry has fully implemented, designed and managed Decision Support & Cost Accounting, Service Line Profitability, Contract Management and Budgeting Systems and has been Panacea’s lead on health system CDM synchronization and Hospital Zero-Base Pricing projects.

Brian Prokop

Brian Prokop

Vice President, Financial Consulting Services

Brian Prokop is a healthcare financial advisor with more than 13 years of experience serving in a variety of healthcare organizations including Academic Medical Centers, Critical Access Hospitals and Integrated Health Systems. Throughout his career, Brian has worked with dozens of healthcare organization, providing leadership and support across a continuum of revenue performance improvement initiatives including pricing strategies, financial modeling, market assessments and payer contract modeling.