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Teresa Ansell, Executive MBA

Application/IT Specialist

Work experience

2013Present

Owner/Consultant

WV Medical Practice Management, LLC
  • Consultant to physicians regarding their electronic health record systems and CMS Quality Payment Programs
  • Assist practices with rolling out education and implementation of the CMS Merit-based Incentive Payment System.   
  • Perform workflow analysis to ensure all quality measures are being met
  • Teach practices how to do Transition of Care Direct and patient engagement through their Patient Portal
  • Worked on a special 8-month assignment with the Centers for Disease Control, Scientific Technologies and the WVDHHR.  Contracted with primary care practices to interface with the WV Immunization Registry to transmit immunizations electronically.  Onboarded over 100 physician practices to the Immunization Registry via HL7 interface
Jun 2015July 2017

Application/IT Specialist

Thomas Health System Physician Partners, Inc.
  • Responsible for Greenway PrimeSuite IT support and employee training for EHR system in all physician practices.
  • Responsible for physician practices meeting Meaningful Use, reporting clinical quality measures and Physician Quality Reporting System data.  
  • Educated all Site Supervisors and employees on the correct way to record patient information to meet all clinical quality measures.  Trained all staff on Transition of Care and patient engagement through the Patient Portal.
  • Worked with Greenway Technical Support to do Upgrades to system.  
  • Responsible for the patient portal in the EHR.  
  • Responsible for Controlled Substance ePrescribing program.
  •  Worked as the troubleshooter between the practices/Thomas Hospital IT/Greenway Support whenever there were technical or connectivity problems with PrimeSuite.
20142015

Practice Support Specialist

West Virginia Health Improvement Institute - WVRHITEC
  • Contracted with physicians to provide expertise in transitioning from paper medical records to electronic medical records
  • Consultant to physicians regarding their electronic health record systems
  • Guided practices with meeting crucial quality measures with Medicare/Medicaid quality incentive programs
  • Performed work flow analysis to ensure quality measures were being met
  • Connected  practices with the WV Immunization Registry via HL7 interface
  • Implemented WV Direct, a secure electronic exchange network
20102013

Clinical HIT Coordinator

West Virginia Medical Institute - WVRHITEC
  • Contracted with physician practices to provide expertise in transitioning from paper medical records to electronic health records
  • Guided practices with meeting quality measures with CMS quality incentive programs
  • Work flow analysis to ensure all clinical quality measures were being met
  • Connected  practices with the WV Immunization Registry via HL7 interface
  • Implemented WV Direct, a secure electronic exchange network
  • Trained to be a Patient Centered Medical Home facilitator
19972009

Senior Executive Cardiovascular Metabolic Specialty Representative

Merck & Co., Inc. 
  • Was a resource for lower level pharma representatives.  Acted as a Specialty Representative with a higher level of scientific expertise  
  • Collaborated with four primary care clusters.  Provided thought leaders for dinner programs.  Occasionally worked cross-functionally with other therapeutic groups to cover national or regional scientific meetings.  
  • Called on specialists in WV and parts of VA, OH and KY  
  • Sold products for high cholesterol, hypertension, heart failure, type II diabetes, migraine, asthma
  • Contracted with physicians to be fair balanced thought leaders
  • Called on residents and physicians in the hospital clinics
  • Called on members of the Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee to get products on formulary
  • 2007 - Won Vice President's Club Premier Award and was promoted to Senior Executive Specialty Representative after successful launch of new first-in-class drug for type II diabetes
  • 2006 - Was one of four reps in the country asked to work on special six month assignment at Merck Headquarters in Marketing
  • 2005 - Interim Business Manager and won Distinguished Achievement Award in Leadership
  • Gave presentations at national meetings on product marketing info 
  • 2004 - Promoted to Executive Cardiovascular Specialty Representative for consistently exceeding sales goals
  • 2003 - Promoted to Senior Cardiovascular Specialty Representative for consistently exceeding sales goals
  • 2000 - Promoted to Cardiovascular Specialty Team

Education

Jan 1989Jan 1996

Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Administration

West Virginia State College

Charleston, WV