Comprised of physician liaisons, health system principles, physician health organization directors, and faculty designate. The board members will be instrumental in helping PMI to support PMI’s growing member base.
The new members are: Gretchen Pike, PAHM, CMOM, Coordinator, Provider & Payer Relations, Director, Hancock Regional PHO, and Property Management Liaison, Hancock Regional Hospital; Brooke Chodzinski, Executive Director, CHRISTUS Southeast Texas PHO; Courtney Waggoner, CMC, CMIS, Patient Services Manager, P. Beutel Health Center - Texas A&M University; Libby Purser, CPC, CMC, CMIS, CMOM, Sup. Health Information Management, Dallas Diagnostic Association Plano; Andy McEntire, CMOM, Provider Relations Representative, Ark-La-Tex Health Network; Jennifer Stanley, Physician Relations Specialist, Northwest Texas Healthcare System; Tina R. McIlwrath, CCMEP, Continuing Medical Education Manager, MedChi, The Maryland State Medical Society; Doug Arrington, Ph.D., FNP-BC, NEA-BC, CHC, CMC, Director- Revenue Cycle Development, UT System- Health Division, Director, Billing Compliance, UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas; Barbara Good, CMC, CMOM, Physician Practice Advocate, West Virginia State Medical Association; and Pam Mortin, Northeast Louisiana Physician Hospital Organization. Linda D’Spain, CMPE, CMC, CMIS, CMOM, CMCO, has also been named to this year’s board as the Faculty designate.
The new board members will provide feedback and recommendations to PMI for the purpose of curriculum planning and development. They have been elected to serve a two year term.
“PMI’s National Advisory Board continues to be an integral part of PMI’s overall planning process, advising and participating in the evaluation and development of programs that support PMI’s 15,000 certified professionals across the country,” said Douglas O’Dell, president and CEO of Practice Management Institute.
Board members are recognized by PMI for their exceptional commitment to education and advanced learning scenarios in support of the physician and their staff.
Practice Management Institute® (pmiMD.com) teaches physicians and their staffs how to run a more productive, profitable and compliant medical office. Each year, more than 50,000 medical office professionals look to PMI as a leading provider of continuing education and credentialing. These training programs have been hosted in leading hospitals, medical societies and colleges across the U.S. for 30 years.
PMI awards certification by exam for accomplished medical office professionals in the competency areas of coding, reimbursement, compliance and management. As of this printing, more than 16,000 have earned credentials through PMI. Learn more now.