Traci Waugh

Senior Manager

Traci has served in many roles during her career in healthcare operations. The most recent include compliance leadership roles, such as Director of Outreach Services and Compliance and Senior Director of Compliance and Medical Staff. She also has experience as a Director of Health Information Management, including responsibilities in utilization review, chargemaster, quality improvement, and risk management. She has a passion for rural healthcare, specifically Critical Access Hospitals, and understands the challenges of having multiple responsibilities and working with limited resources.

Traci works collaboratively with PYA clients, helping them develop and leverage robust compliance programs. She often speaks nationally, regionally, and locally on compliance-related topics.

Traci holds a Bachelor of Arts, Medical Record Administration from Carroll College, and is Certified in Healthcare Compliance (CHC), HCCA, Certified in Healthcare Privacy and Security (CHPS), AHIMA, and is a Registered Health Information Manager (RHIA), AHIMA.

Traci is a member of the House of Delegates for the American Health Information Management Association and was formerly the President of the Montana Health Information Management Association.