Meet Our Thought Leaders
As a leader in healthcare e-learning, Elsevier is committed to bringing together the most knowledgeable team of experts to ensure the best and most comprehensive curricula available. All our educational solutions are developed by highly regarded professionals with years of experience in the fields of revenue cycle management, coding and compliance.
Deborah Neville, RHIA, CCS-P, PCS
Deborah Neville, director of revenue cycle, coding and compliance, oversees the writing and production of our comprehensive catalogue of on-line training curricula. Ms. Neville has BS degrees in Management/Human Resources and Social Psychology. She also is a Registered Health Information Management Administrator and holds the Certified Coding Specialist – Physician Based credential from AHIMA and the Physician Coding Specialist credential from ACMCS.
During her 30+ years in healthcare, Ms. Neville has held positions that include finance analyst and project manager, director of corporate compliance, senior healthcare consultant, technical collaborator and educator. As an active member of AHIMA, she has served as chair of the Coding Policy and Strategy Committee and Board member of the Society of Clinical Coding. She has authored journal articles and been a presenter of audio-conferences and speaker at national and state conventions. Ms. Neville was a member of the AHA Editorial Advisory Board for ICD-9-CM Coding Clinic and AHA Editorial Advisory Board for HCPCS. She also was a member of the Hospital Evaluation and Management Coding Panel.
Lynn-Marie Wozniak, MS, RHIT
Lynn-Marie Wozniak, is a Content Manager and subject matter expert for the Revenue Cycle, Coding and Compliance segment of Elsevier. She has 35 years of experience in hospital reimbursement consulting, health services research, health policy review, and development. She is a recognized expert in patient classification systems, DRG systems, data quality evaluation, and in the analysis and interpretation of case mix data. Over the years, Lynn has held several elected and appointed positions with AHIMA, NYHIMA, and AdHIMA, including President and member of the Board of Directors of NYHIMA, and member of the AHIMA Council of Accreditation. She is currently Chair of the Commission on Certification for Health Informatics and Information Management (CCHIIM). She is a past recipient of AHIMA’s Professional Achievement Award, and New York Health Information Management Association Distinguished Member.
Sandra Macica, MS, RHIA
Sandy serves as the Coding Content Manager for the Revenue Cycle and Compliance segment of Elsevier. In her role, Sandy works to ensure that Elsevier’s coding lessons are relevant, accurate and up-to-date with the latest coding guidelines.
In her over 25 years of experience Sandy has held positions as supervisor, director, manager, and consultant in both acute care and outpatient health care settings. She has also been as a clinical practicum instructor and as adjunct faculty in a Health Information Technology program instructing students in coding and pathophysiology.
Sandy is a member of AHIMA and NYHIMA as well as a Past-President of the Adirondack Health Information Management Association (AdHIMA).
Sandy earned a Master of Science degree in Health Service Administration from Russell Sage College in Albany, NY and a Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Record Administration from the SUNY College of Technology in Utica, NY. She is a Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), and an AHIMA approved ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS trainer.
Sarah Serling, CCS, CPC, CPC-H, CPC-I, CEMC, CCS-P, Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer
Sarah is a Content Manager for Elsevier’s Revenue Cycle, Coding, and Compliance suite of online education courses and tools. Sarah is a certified coder and medical coding instructor with extensive experience in professional and facility coding, auditing, compliance, and revenue cycle management. She is an experienced educator of hospital and professional medical coding curriculum and the author of several popular coding textbooks, resources, and eLearning courses.
Revenue Cycle, Coding and Compliance Advisory Board Members
Gilbert Davis, MHA, RHIA, CCS, CTR, Dir. HIM, Children’s Hospital Philadelphia
Nadinia A. Davis MBA, CIA, CPA, RHIA, CHDA, FAHIMA, Dir./Privacy Officer, Mountainside Hosp.
Bridgette Kreuder, RN, CCS, Concurrent Doc Dir of Quality Coding and Appeals, NSLIJHS
James M. Tayor, MD, CPC, Medical Director: Revenue Cycle, CPMG Board of Directors – Chair