Positioning is Everything with Toni Elhoms
Toni Elhoms, CCS, CRC, CPC, AHIMA-Approved ICD10-CM/PCS Trainer is a nationally known
speaker and recognized subject matter expert on medical coding, reimbursement, and revenue
cycle management. She is the Founder and CEO of Alpha Coding Experts, LLC. She holds
multiple credentials with the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)
and the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC).
With over a decade of industry experience, she has led and supported hospital systems,
universities, physician practices, payers, government agencies, and other entities on coding,
billing, and compliance initiatives. She is a frequent contributor to various media outlets,
speaker, and regular guest on industry podcasts. She created the Alpha Coding Podcast series
to share her industry Pro-Tips. She also leads and mentors a network of HIM professionals
across the country and serves as the President of the Orlando, FL AAPC Chapter.
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.
"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.