Jessica Vaughn, DNP, RN, CCDS, CCDS-O, CRC
Vice President of Value-Based CDI
Jessica has more than 11 years of CDI experience and 25 years of nursing experience. In 2015 she started and led one of the nation’s first and extraordinarily successful outpatient programs at Wake Forest Baptist Health, focused on value-based care for Population Health. She is a leader in the industry, having spoken at multiple conferences, authored articles, received ACDIS’s National Professional Achievement Award in 2016, and helped write both the ACDIS CCDS-O study guide and the certification exam. Jessica recently earned her Doctorate of Nursing in Executive Leadership at Duke University.
Sandra Love, RN, CCDS, CCDS-O, CPC
Senior Manager of CDI
Sandra is the senior manager of CDI at Norwood in Austin, Texas. She has more than 17 years of nursing experience and 10 years in CDI, previously serving as the manager of outpatient clinical documentation excellence at Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. At Wake Forest Love assisted with the implementation of an outpatient CDI program and developed two pediatric CDI programs. She is a recognized pediatric leader in the industry and has spoken at multiple conferences. Love was also a member of the ACDIS Events Committee and ACDIS Leadership Council. She is currently seeking her Master of Nursing in Executive Leadership at Grand Canyon University.