Love Conquers All with Laura Copney
Laura Copney is a CDI and Coding Specialist, who holds the CCS, CPC and CDEO certifications. She graduated school and received her diplomas and certifications not only in Germany, but also in the USA. Passionate about medical coding and documentation improvement, she worked hard and continues to work hard to grow with the industry and enjoy her career choice. In her free time, Laura enjoys traveling with her family. She resides in North Carolina
Alot More Coding & Alot More Yoga with Christina South
Christina South is a Certified Coding Specialist who has over 15 years of Inpatient, and Rehabilitation, coding experience. She is also a Registered Yoga Teacher who helps HIM and coding professionals integrate yoga and mindfulness into their daily life to stay focused at work and at home.
Taking Remote to The Next Level with Don Self
Don has been a reimbursement consultant for 30 years helping tens of thousands of physicians, office managers, coders and billers navigate the confusing seas of medical reimbursement. He has taught more than 600 live seminars and webinars, written several books and publishes a monthly newsletter to thousands. His humor and Texan approach to "thangs" help keep his educational sessions lively and fun. His $20,000 guarantee is unheard of in that he'll consult with a physician and manager for an hour and they only pay him if they believe the hour helped them increase their clinic income by at least $20,000 a year.
Building a Tribe to Survive
Noelle Dale has over 12 years of healthcare experience. In her earlier years, she worked as an outreach officer and coordinator in the Caribbean, where she counseled and advocated for young adults and at risk communities. Noelle collaborated with various health ministries in Jamaica, through the Jamaica AIDS support for life. Noelle’s love for advocacy spread through the media, she produced and hosed radio and TV programs locally in the Caribbean specifically geared towards health education.
Noelle’s’ love for healthcare traveled with her internationally to the United States, were she completed training as a medical assistant. In this capacity, Noelle worked with surgeons and primary care doctors for a local health ministry in New England. Noelle had the pleasure of being on a Cerner EHR implementation team, where she was designated a trainer for her department. Noelle was selected and trained to become a licensed facilitator with creative healthcare management. With this credential, she was able to co-facilitate retreats sponsored by her health ministry, geared toward employee health and wellness.
Noelle also has experience in revenue cycle, registration and call center supervision- she has a working knowledge of a variety of healthcare settings and business processes. Noelle is currently completing her Bachelor in Health Information Management and now working as medical records supervisor for a skilled nursing facility.
For The Love of Teaching with Mary Dudash-White
Mary Dudash-White, MA, RHIA, CCS, is the founder and president of HITNOTS, LLC. Mary is a graduate of The Ohio State University, where she obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Allied Health. Her Master’s Degree was earned from Wright State University, where she majored in Education with a specialty in Curriculum and Supervision.
After many years of working in the healthcare industry as a Director of Health Information Services and consultant, Mary progressed to the education field. Throughout her twenty-five years at Sinclair Community College, in Dayton, Ohio, she progressed to a full professor while teaching virtually every course within the curriculum, either face to face or in an online format. ICD as well as CPT ® coding were her major areas of concentration.
Professionally, Mary has received numerous awards and commendations. She has served in numerous board positions, including President of her local and state associations. In addition, she has been active in many committees of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), including the Item Writing Committee.
Upon retiring from the education field, Mary continued to be active in the healthcare field. She founded HITNOTS in 2013 as a free resource for medical coding, medical billing, health information students and faculty.