Work History

Work History
Aug 2009 - Present

President/CEO

St Charles Specialty Rehabilitation Hospital

Acute Rehabilitation Hospital Corporation: Responsible for the operations and management of a acute care rehabilitation hospitals to include analysis of, acquisition and establishment of new business ventures in re organization of Luling Rehabilitation Hospital by asset purchase and merger with the hospital. Professional strategic planning, markets analysis, project administration; financing; CHOW development and submission, facility compliance. 

  •  Developed and authored the business plan resulting in securing over $500,000 financing for a new Hospital relocation operating capital
  •  Authored the expanding the Need resulting in approval for a 20 bed hospital to relocated into an acute care hospital; and completed all license applications and facilities narrative, fire safety certification and the completion of the CMS 855 form
  •  Instrumental in securing outsourcing service contracts for the new hospital resulting in over $100,000 savings through outsourcing
  •  Instrumental and responsible for the licensing and Medicare/Medicaid certification of a 20 bed hospital with zero deficiencies
  •  Developed the charge master and responsible for developing and submitting the initial cost report information for reimbursement resulting in achieving cash flow within 6 weeks of licensure
  •  Developed and implemented physician productivity tools for hospitalists practice resulting physician staffing effectiveness by 40% and savings of $120,000 annually
  •  Secured managed care contracts for Hospitalists Practice resulting in over $500,000 of new annual revenues
Jan 2009 - Present

President/CEO

Anuschka Healthcare Management Group, LLC

The Anuschka Healthcare Management Group provides turn-key, outsourced administrative and management services to multi-specialty hospitals and health systems. AHMG is the most experienced hospital administrator, project planner, financial specialist, medical equipment procurer, developer and advisory company in the Global market today. AHMG provides individual services, turn-key services and total solutions. Unique to AHMG is the experience and success with Private-Public Hospital Partnerships as well as with academic, and privately owned facilities.

As President of ANHMG bringing accomplished, motivated, energetic, and results-driven senior operations strategist with visionary expertise and due diligence in healthcare.  Recognized for inspiring fledgling or underperforming organizations and achieving accountability and profitability in a relatively brief period.  Drives revenue through sales promotion, cost containment, quality initiatives, and revenue enhancement.  Implements strategic systems and creates branding opportunities to actualize challenging programs.  Known for innovation, resourcefulness, business development, and realization of vision.  Skilled change management leader who fosters an organizational culture of excellence, building management teams conducive to business growth and quality.  Excels in positive provider and network relations. 

May 2000 - Present

President/CEO

Luling Rehabilitation Hospital

Responsible for overall development of an  Acute Care Hospital hospital specializing in the Rehabilitation services with dependent and complex patients 

  •  Reduced overall cost per patient day by 15% 
  • Reduced agency usage by over $300,000 annually
  • Recruited new physicians increasing census by 16% 
  • Developed and implemental rebuttal against CMS Rac Review with by reducing the overall pay back cost of $700,000 with a saving over 20% in expenses
  • Reduced purchased services by 30% through restructuring contracts
  •  Implemented a utilization review process reducing contractual allowances by 15%
  • Implemented a mobile high observation unit improving the case mix index to over 1.0
  •  Implemented systems to improve clinical outcomes and reducing overall hospital acquired rate by 33%
Jan 1998 - Apr 2000

President/CEO

Oasis Rehabilitation Hospital, Inc.
  • Instrumental in developing first acute care 30 bed Inpatient Rehabiliation  hospital. Maintaining daily operations and cost based reimbursement. 
  • In 2000 was instrumental in completing the one million dollar sale of Oasis Hospital to a private company resulting in capital gains of $600,000
Mar 1994 - Jan 1998

President/CEO

Healthcare Practice Management
  • Organizational Challenge: Lead contract negotiations and develop payment methodologies for physicians, hospitals and all other healthcare providers.
  • Organizational Challenge: Build infrastructure, develop processes, and design systems to support market share expansion while maintaining or even paring departmental staffing levels.
  • Accountable for all hospital, physician, and other healthcare provider recruitment in geographically challenged environment. Led 6 direct reports across 30 departmental staff. Executed fiscally responsible contract negotiations and medical cost-savings initiatives for both commercial and Medicaid lines of business.
  • Established and maintained reimbursement systems, resolving provider complaints and positively impacting provider relationships.    
  • Recruited to lead provider contracting and reimbursement for managed care and PPO products. Developed and established fee schedules for all physician services while playing an integral role in the implementation of claims editing / reviewing software.    

Education

Education
Mar 2010 - May 2011

Business Executive Management Program

Harvard Business School Executive

Harvard Business School prestigious Owner/President Management Executive Management Program

2003 - 2006

Bachelors of Science

Our Lady of the Lake College

Dual Degree specializing in Long Term Care Administration with special studies in Gerontology

Comprehensive Multi-Site Operations Leader

Accomplished, motivated, energetic, seasoned multi-specialty health care executive and results-driven senior operations strategist with visionary expertise and due diligence with keen regulation and reimbursement insight in evolving healthcare markets. Recognized for inspiring fledgling or underperforming organizations to quickly become accountable, profitable businesses. Drives revenue through proven strategies of business development, cost containment, quality initiatives, and revenue enhancement. Implements strategic systems and creates branding opportunities to actualize challenging programs. Known for innovation, resourcefulness, and realization of vision when dealing with multiple service lines. Skilled change agent who fosters an organizational culture of excellence, building management teams conducive to business growth and quality. Excels in positive provider and network relations. 

Quantifiable Accomplishments|Bring to you

  • Responsible for revenue growth ranging from 100-400%.
  • Reduced accounts receiveable 75%.
  • Identified and implemented branding opportunities.
  • Initiated wound program with significantly better outcomes and 50% increased revenue.
  • Negotiated medical supply contract at 50% cost savings.
  • Increased market share from 65% to 94%.
  • Reduced turnover 300% in 1 year.
  • Supervised design and construction of multiple facilities.
  • Developed strategic partnerships.

Certifications

Certifications

L.N.F.A

LA Board of Nursing Facility Administrator
Apr 2006 - Present

F.A.C.H.E

American College of Fellow Healthcare Executive
May 1992 - Present

Medical Billing Specialist

LSU Medical Billing Certification