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Lisa K. Barber, LHRM
Lisa completed her licensed risk management training at University of South Florida. She has extensive background in ASC licensing and accreditation, policies and procedures, and compliance. She focuses on audits, quarterly reporting, quality improvement studies, reviews, benchmarking, patient satisfaction surveys, and report preparation. She prepares monthly financial and quality benchmarking reports for forty-eight surgery centers, reviews all incident reports for trends and compliance to regulations and prepares quarterly and annual risk management reports. In addition to knowledge of regulations of ambulatory surgery centers and office-based surgery practices, she provides research assistance to other team members in the field and sends communiqués to surgery centers on regulatory updates, trends on compliance issues, and notification of safety alerts.
Linda K. Colson, R.N., LHRM
Linda has concentrated on risk management, compliance and accreditation since her retirement after more than 25 years as administrator of a Florida licensed, Medicare Certified, and AAAHC accredited surgery center. She currently conducts onsite reviews of surgery centers and office-based surgery practices to evaluate compliance to risk management, state licensing regulations, Medicare Conditions of Coverage, and accreditation standards. Linda’s audits assist the surgery center managers in focusing on consistent compliance to regulations and standards. As part of the Ambulatory Strategies team, she reviews updates to regulations and standards with surgery center managers and evaluates implementation. Linda received her risk management training in Tampa.
Richard Elliott, R.N., LHRM
Richard audits ambulatory surgery centers for compliance to risk management and state regulations. He is retired from Orlando Regional Medical Center where he was an assistant VP of Nursing Services. Previously, he worked for a large clinic and established its risk management program for all patient care sites. His audits concentrate on compliance to safety, state licensing, and risk management. He received his risk management training at University of Central Florida.
Ellen Rose Elliott, R.N., LHRM
As an operating room nurse, Ellen reviews compliance to standards and regulations, providing guidance to surgery centers for implementation of policies and procedures for adherence to requirements and standards of care. Ellen worked as an operating room nurse with a healthcare system until 2014 and now concentrates on surgery center compliance. She received her risk management training at University of Central Florida.
Antonio Del Valle, R.N., LHRM
Tony directed risk management programs for various health care organizations concentrating on risk management and accreditation for surgery centers. As a surveyor for AAAHC, he frequently performs surveys of ambulatory surgery centers, evaluating their compliance to accreditation standards and Medicare Conditions of Coverage. He is credentialed by AAAHC to be a survey team leader and perform Medicare deemed status surveys. These AAAHC surveys give Tony a unique perspective on various methods of approaching and documenting compliance. He received his risk management training at Florida International University. Tony reviews compliance to risk management, state licensing, and Medicare regulations and to accreditation standards. He conducts AAAHC and Medicare Surveys throughout the United States and Central and South America.
Kathleen Manlove, R.N., LHRM, CPHQ
Kathleen (Cathy) is a licensed health care risk manager and a surveyor with AAAHC. She is credentialed to be a survey team leader and conduct Medicare deemed status surveys. Cathy received her risk management training at Florida International University and has worked in medical and surgical units at hospitals as well as in quality management at managed care organizations. Her experience as an AAAHC surveyor provides extensive viewpoints of how various surgery centers, clinics, and providers achieve compliance to regulations and accreditation standards.
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