From meeting planner to medical coder … meet UC Davis’ star director of CDI and coding, Tami McMasters Gomez

cdi and coding

Tami McMasters-Gomez, BS, CCS-P, CDIP, CCDS, (MHL), is the Director of CDI and Coding Operations at UC-Davis Health in California. She has ultimate oversight of 80 employees, a team that is busy querying, coding, and abstracting data for a huge organization that includes its flagship 646-bed multispecialty academic medical center. Tami is a bright light…

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“To be a good leader you have to get your hands dirty” : Meet Angie Comfort, LifePoint Health

To say LifePoint Health is a large healthcare system is like saying Nashville has a few good country music bands. Per its website, LifePoint’s healthcare delivery network spans 29 states and includes 62 community hospital campuses, 33 rehabilitation and behavioral health hospitals, and more than 170 additional sites of care across the healthcare continuum including…

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CDI, denials, UM, and case management, under one roof? No problem. Meet Susan Fantin

Susan Fantin, MSA, BSN, RN, CCDS, CDIP, is the Vice President of Integrated Care Management for McLaren Health in Grand Blanc, Michigan. A one sentence description that is a woefully inadequate descriptor of what she does. All of CDI, case management, utilization management, and denials run through Susan’s capable hands. Think, massive responsibilities. A staff of…

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