Healthcare Conferences by Healthcare Compliance Experts & Medical Coding Veterans!

Darlene Boschert

Darlene Boschert, RHIA, CPC, CPC-H, CPC, have been in the medical field for over 30 years. She is currently working for Altegra Health, formerly known as The Coding Source, as a Senior Coding Specialist and Auditor. Darlene has served on The National Advisory Board for the...

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David Jakielo

David Jakielo has been speaking, consulting and teaching business methods to managers, clerical staffs and business owners throughout North America, Europe and Asia for over 30 years. He has extensive experience in sales, marketing, customer service, business start-ups and turnarounds. He is co-author of four books: The latest...

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David Fein

David Fein, MBA, is the CEO and president of ValuSource, which for more than 20 years has been the leading provider of business valuation software, data and report writers for CPAs, M&A professionals and business owners. Founded in 1985, ValuSource had managed a track record...

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David Glaser

David M. Glaser is a shareholder in Fredrikson & Byron’s Health Law Group. David assists clinics, hospitals, and other healthcare entities negotiate the maze of healthcare regulations, providing advice about risk management, reimbursement, and business planning issues. He has considerable experience in healthcare regulation and...

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Deana Harper

Deana Harper RN, RHIA, CCS, CCDS, CDIP, AHIMA Approved ICD-10 CM/PCS Trainer, is an Associate Director with fifteen years of inpatient, ambulatory surgery, ancillary coding, and DRG auditing.  She has extensive experience in mid-level Revenue Cycle engagements and also has seven years of experience in...

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Debbie Farmer

Debbie Farmer, CPC, ACS-AN, has more than 25 years in the medical field; with reimbursement, billing and coding experience in the hospital, ambulatory surgery center, anesthesia and pain management fields. As part of her reimbursement experience she specialized in Medicare and Medicaid policy. The knowledge...

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Debbie Abel

Debbie Abel, Au.D. is the director of reimbursement for the American Academy of Audiology. Dr. Abel also provides audiologic services supporting two otolaryngologists in Poway, CA and is an adjunct instructor at  A.T. Still University. She received her B.S. in Education and M.A. from Kent...

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Deborah Grider

Ms. Grider is a Senior Manager with Blue and Co, LLC with over 30 years of experience in coding, reimbursement, practice management, billing compliance, accounts receivable, revenue cycle management, and compliance across many specialties. Her specific areas of expertise include medical documentation reviews, accounts receivable...

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Debra Phairas

Debra Phairas, MBA, is President of Practice & Liability Consultants, LLC a nationally recognized firm specializing in practice management and malpractice prevention.  Her background includes medical clinic administration and loss prevention management for NORCAL Mutual, a physician malpractice insurance carrier in Northern California.  Her BS...

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Debra Pierce

Debra is the founder and managing member of Pierce MD Consulting, LLC, an independent health care compliance consulting services company.  Her unique combination of clinical, coding and compliance activities, and blend of billing and business pursuits, spans over seventeen years of experience in the medical...

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Debra Phairas and Gary Ware

Debra Phairas is President of Practice & Liability Consultants, LLC a nationally recognized firm specializing in practice management and malpractice prevention. Her background includes medical clinic administration and loss prevention management for NORCAL Mutual, a physician malpractice insurance carrier in Northern California.  Her BS is...

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Dennis L. Padget

Dennis L. Padget is President and founder of DLPadget Enterprises, Inc. in Simpsonville, Kentucky, publisher of Pathology Service Coding Handbook. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a Fellow in the Healthcare Financial Management Association. He has an MBA degree from the University of Chicago...

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Diana Waugh

Diana Waugh brings both formal education and years of practical nursing experience to her audience. She has served on faculties in all types of nursing programs; managed a regional rehabilitation program; worked as a long term care consultant for over 15 years; and even learned...

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Diana W. Voorhees

Having been Director of Sales and Marketing, and Senior Consultant for a national coding and reimbursement firm for nearly five years, Diana W Voorhees developed DV & Associates, a coding and reimbursement firm providing consulting for physicians and facilities related to pathology and laboratory medicine....

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Dianne Ditmer

Dr. Dianne Ditmer is a clinical nurse educator and Certified Forensic Nurse with a background in risk management and emergency nursing. Her clinical training and certifications include forensic nursing and medical error investigation. As a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner, Dr. Ditmer serves as chairman of...

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Donelle Holle

Donelle Holle, RN, has nearly 30 years of coding and billing experience in the Pediatric practice. She has worked in the primary care pediatric practice as a nurse, as well as a manager and biller. She later went into consulting and began providing seminars on...

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Doral Davis-Jacobsen

Doral Davis-Jacobsen, BHS, MBA, CMPE, is a manager with Dixon Hughes PLLC. Her areas of focus include managed care contracting, accounts receivable analysis, financial analysis, operations management, project management and managerial consulting. Davis-Jacobsen has a Bachelor of Health Services Administration from Florida Atlantic University and a...

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Doris Branker

Doris Branker, CPC, CPC-I CEMC, CIRCC, is an independent practice management consultant. As a former medical coding and reimbursement instructor, Branker has trained dozens of certified professional coders. She specializes in physician education, compliance and practice management and reimbursement strategies. She holds a Degree in...

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Dorothy Doughty

Dorothy Doughty, MN, RN, CWOCN, FAAN, has been the Director for the Emory University Wound Ostomy Continence Nursing Education Center since 1984 and has worked as a wound care nurse since 1980. She has served as a wound care consultant in the long-term care setting...

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Dorothy D. Steed

Dorothy Steed, CPC-H, CHCC, CPUM, CPUR, CPHM, CPMA, ACS-OP, CCS-P, RCC, CPMA, RMC, CEMC, CPC-I, CFPC, PCS, FCS, CPAR, AHIMA ICD-10 Trainer is an Independent Healthcare Consultant and Educator in Atlanta. She was a Medicare specialist for a large hospital system and a physician audit...

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Douglas B. Palmer

Douglas B. Palmer, BS Health Administration, CCS-P has over 17 years of Practice Management, Revenue Cycle Management, HIM and Consulting experience. He has worked with medical practices of all sizes, been on the management team of some of the countries leading healthcare facilities, and consulted...

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Douglas C. Moyer

  Dr. Moyer is a researcher with Michigan State University’s Food Fraud Initiative (College of Veterinarian Medicine). Dr. Moyer is also an Adjunct Assistant Professor with MSU's Program In Public Health (College of Human Medicine) since 2009. He teaches online graduate-level courses that explore the public...

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Dr. Catherine Strohbehn

Dr. Catherine Strohbehn has been an educator and researcher in the areas of foodservice management and food safety for over 25 years. As a member of the Food Safety Project team at Iowa State University, she has worked on over 50 funded projects and authored...

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Dr. Christie Teigland

Dr. Christie Teigland has specialized in long term care quality measurement research for the past 10 years. She has served as Principal Investigator for six large outcome studies, including a 4-year patient safety project funded by DHHS (AHRQ) that developed innovative predictive risk reports for...

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Dr. David Lim

Dr. David Lim, Ph.D., RAC, ASQ-CQA. Dr. Lim is President and Principal of Regulatory Doctor (www.RegulatoryDoctor.com). Dr. Lim frequently presents global regulatory and quality compliance topics in various forums and meetings. Recently, Dr. Lim developed 510(k) templates ready for use compliant with e-Copy and RTA...

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Dr. David Edward Marcinko

Dr. David Edward Marcinko MBA CMP™ is founding CEO of the Institute of Medical Business Advisors. iMBA Inc is a leading national scope provider of real time medical practice management reports, books, dictionaries, journals, financial planning and advisory opinions, Fair Market Value appraisals and educational...

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Dr. Jennifer McEntire

Dr. Jennifer McEntire is Vice President and Chief Science Officer at The Acheson Group, where she helps food industry clients understand their supply chain risks and prioritize mitigations in the context of the changing regulatory landscape and global food safety system. She joined the firm,...

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Dr. Jerry Lanese

Dr. John G. (Jerry) Lanese is an independent consultant with a focus on Quality Systems and the components of an effective Quality System. He received a BA and MS from Middlebury College and a Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry from the University of Michigan. Since leaving...

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Dr. John Ryan

Dr. John Ryan holds a Ph.D. in research and statistical methods.  He has recently retired from his position as the administrator for the Hawaii State Department of Agriculture's Quality Assurance Division where he headed up Hawaii’s commodity inspection, food safety certification and measurement standards service...

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Dr. Kosta Makrodimitris

Dr. Kosta Makrodimitris, PhD, CF-FDA, CP-EHR, is Biomedical/Health Informatics Advisor, Author & Strategist. He is certified on EHR/PHR, Clinical Trials, Biotech/Drug Development, and trained in US FDA/DHHS laws, regulations (medical devices, foods, drugs, personalized medicine, health IT). He is involved as: Advisor and participant (ONC/DHHS for...

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Dr. Marty Kotlar

Dr. Marty Kotlar is the President of Target Coding.  Dr. Kotlar owned and operated a successful chiropractic practice for 12 years and multi-specialty practice for 4 years.  He began his consulting career with a special emphasis on CPT coding, billing, reimbursement, documentation and compliance for...

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Dr. Mukesh Kumar

Dr. Mukesh Kumar is a Washington DC-based consultant in regulatory affairs and quality assurance for manufacturers and developers of FDA-regulated products. He leads the Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance departments at Amarex, a full service pharmaceutical product development company based in Germantown, MD (www.amarexcro.com). His...

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Dr. Mukesh Kumar and Herman Wong

Dr. Mukesh Kumar is a Washington DC-based consultant in regulatory affairs and quality assurance for manufacturers and developers of FDA-regulated products. He and leads the Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance departments at Amarex, a full service pharmaceutical product development company based in Germantown, MD (www.amarexcro.com)....

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Dr. Nagina Parmar

Dr. Nagina Parmar is a certified clinical research professional and senior clinical research Associate at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. Dr. Parmar is also involved in teaching Biology, Microbiology, Life Sciences for Clinical practice, Principles of clinical research undergraduate and graduate courses at...

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Dr. NK Kim

Dr. NK Kim has 22 years’ broad spectrum of experience in food academia, government, and industry. Holding a doctorate degree in food science from the University of Georgia, NK taught in several universities and gave 100’s of professional seminars. Federal government experience gave him an...

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Dr. Richard Chamberlain

Dr. Richard Chamberlain has provided executive consulting services to numerous Pharmaceutical, Biotechnical, Medical Device companies, and international Contract Research Organizations in the areas of strategic planning project management for the development of computerized project management tools and Computer Systems Validation. Richard managed large-scale clinical projects...

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Dreama Sloan-Kelly

Dreama Sloan-Kelly, MD, CCS has over 14 years of experience in the medical field. A graduate of Wellesley College and Tufts University School of Medicine she has a varied background including clinical, billing, and coding. Dreama is President/CEO of Kelly, Sloan, and Associates, LLC and...

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Dreama Sloan-Kelly and Lynn Anderanin

Dreama Sloan-Kelly, MD, CCS has over 13 years of experience in the medical field. A graduate of Wellesley College and Tufts University School of Medicine she has a varied background including clinical, billing, and coding. Dreama speaks at various seminars, imparting her knowledge in an...

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Drew Stevens

Drew Stevens Ph.D. is a world-renowned business marketing mentor for doctors. Drew is one of those very rare practice experts with not only 30 years of true experience but advanced degrees in marketing productivity. Dr. Drew works with physicians and medicos such as chiropractors who...

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Drummond Karen

Ms. Drummond brings over 20 years of experience and twelve coding and billing certifications: CPC-I, CPC, CPC-H, CHA, MCMC, CIBS, PCS, FCS, CMC, ACS-RA, ACS-OB/GYN and CMBS-I. She serves on the national board of Advanced Coding Specialists in Radiology and OB/GYN. Karen is a past...

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Duane Abbey

Duane C. Abbey, Ph.D. is a management consultant and president of Abbey & Abbey, Consultants, Inc., which specializes in health care consulting and related areas. Abbey earned his graduate degrees at the University of Notre Dame and Iowa State University and has more than 20...

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