The Human Touch with Leontanette J. Perry-Houston
Leontanette Perry-Houston, RN, BSN is a Registered Nurse of 23 years. She is originally from the impoverished area of Gary, Indiana and the oldest of 6 siblings.
She graduated with her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Indiana University Northwest. She is the Mother of 3 children two girls ages 27 Aeriole Miranda, and daughter LeTerran Muriel, and son Elijah.
She initially started her career in Critical care as a RN in ICU out of school in Indiana and relocated back to Atlanta in 1997 working at Emory University Hospital in ICU. Her career experience includes working as a Public Health Case Manager for DeKalb County TB/HIV, Telephonic and Onsite Utilization Review Nurse for Aetna, and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia. She began her career in CDI in 2007 at a level II trauma center with advancement of her career as a travel CDI Specialist, CDI Consultant, 3M 360 Encompass End User Trainer, Independent contractor, and Interim Systems Director.
She established Lifetime Quality Care Consultants, LLC., which is a B2B and B2C firm whose mission it is to empower and educate the healthcare consumer and business organizations about the business that is healthcare by providing a number of services and strategies that involve health education, education about healthcare insurance, case management, care management, utilization review, denials and appeals processing/management, community referrals and partnerships as well as clinical documentation integrity and compliance consulting.
Disrupting the Industry with Dr. Terrance Govender
Terrance Govender is currently the Vice President of Medical Affairs for ClinIntell, Inc. He has many years of clinical and healthcare management experience that goes beyond the borders of the United States, having also practice in the United Kingdom and South Africa. After being introduced to the concept of CDI early on in his non-clinical career, he realized that we still have a lot to accomplish as an industry. Terrance’s passion lies in the ability to empower physicians, who want to do the right thing, by providing them the shortest distance between two points with regards to CDI. This approach can take on many forms and the exact solution may vary depending on different cultures, but Terrance believes that its time to leverage data, advanced analytics and performance monitoring to affect long term change in physician behavior.
"The Pulse on Healthcare" with Chuck Buck
Chuck Buck is the senior vice president of new media for MedLearn Media and the publisher of RACmonitor and ICD10monitor. He is also the executive producer and program host for both Monitor Mondays and Talk-Ten-Tuesdays, weekly live Internet radio broadcasts. Prior to his affiliation with MedLearn Media, formerly Panacea Healthcare Solutions, Buck was a national advertising agency executive. He is an award-winning radio and television commercial writer and was a contributing author to the “Handbook of Marketing for Continuing Education,” published by Jossey-Bass. He has taught marketing on the college level and has made frequent appearances on San Diego television news stations reporting on political and consumer advertising trends. He is a graduate of San Diego State University and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in radio-television broadcasting.
"The Clinical Truth" with Dr. Cesar Limjoco
For more than 25 years, Dr Cesar Limjoco has focused on assisting hospitals with the improvement of clinical documentation and delivered clinical documentation improvement services to critical access hospitals, small community hospitals, regional referral centers, large academic medical centers and multi-facility health systems located throughout the United States.
Dr Limjoco has built a solid reputation of integrity and accuracy through a commitment to documentation and coding excellence that leads to accurate reporting of patient data. The philosophy is to provide the most accurate documentation of the patient encounter. This is accomplished through peer-to-peer physician education with the principal focus on the underlying clinical truth. Coupled with the collaborative team building approach with all the stakeholders, this philosophy results in the most accurate morbidity and mortality statistics as well as accurate data that ultimately improve health care. This has incidentally led to maximum effect not just on the middle revenue cycle, but on the entire revenue cycle (including utilization and appeals management).