Kristen brings more than 25 years of executive management and leadership experience to PYA’s Compliance Advisory team in health system and physician practice operations, regulatory compliance, human resources, and revenue cycle improvement. She assists health systems and physician practices with the development, design, and evaluation of their compliance programs. She also conducts pre/post-acquisition compliance and revenue cycle operations due diligence on behalf of buyers/investors and sellers preparing to go to market.
Kristen’s diverse experience offers a unique perspective that allows her to understand complex situations and advise clients. She served as adjunct faculty for the University of Memphis, is a published author and co-author, and routinely speaks on regulatory compliance and due diligence at national meetings.
Kristen holds a Master of Health Administration degree from the University of Memphis and a Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management degree from the University of Tennessee. She is Certified in Healthcare Compliance (CHC), a Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional – International (CCEP-I), a Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ), and a Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA). She is a long-standing member of the American Health Information Management Association and the Healthcare Compliance Association.