University of San Diego - Hahn School of Nursing & Science Jan 2023 - Present M.S. in Healthcare Informatics
University of California, Riverside Sep 2013 - Sep 2017 B.A. in Neuroscience
Experience Data Analyst Team Lead Jan 2018 - Present Catalyst Healthcare Coding & Analytics
Prepared detailed data analytics reports to assess the medical appropriateness of treatment, with consideration given to medical diagnosis, procedures, medication administered, and facility type
Processed 500+ patient billing claims through Excel and Haystack software to produce finalized data reports for health insurance providers and hospital facilities, cataloguing the suitability of medical treatments administered
Rigorously upheld national coding and HIPAA regulation standards while investigating itemized bills, claims, and other patient-related documentation
Composed 40+ billing and legal response appeals to counter incoming hospital appeals, with reference to standardized billing codes delineated within the Medicare Claims Processing Manual
Trained 16+ data analysts to optimize their efficacy with Excel functions, Haystack, and capacity to assess patient billing claims
Streamlined the company's negotiation process with hospital facilities and health insurance providers to implement claims management, cost-containment, and risk management solutions with greater precision
Research Assistant Nov 2015 - Sep 2017 University of California, Riverside- Psycholinguistics and Computational Department
Produced a mobile app which analyzes visual and linguistic markers to identify cognitive disorders. Pioneering this new correlational methodology increased the rate of cognitive disorder identification by 35% in test subjects.
Utilized coding and research data to construct a comprehensive software known as HAL (Hyperspace Analogue of Language). This application is now used by 1,000+ neuroscience departments a means to assess linguistic, visual, and syntactical responses from subjects.
Aggregated research data into graphical visualizations and manuscripts for presentation at academic conferences. Presented data alongside professors and research team to 1000+ attendees at multiple conferences.
Designed research instruments on Qualtrics software to streamline the data collection process. Coded 30+ tests, LOGMAR charts, questionnaires, and surveys to correspond to specific outcomes.
Community Coordinator Mar 2015 - Mar 2017 Ronald McDonald House Charities, Loma Linda
Facilitated ongoing communication with 200+ families to expedite a smooth and comfortable transition into the Ronald McDonald House. Served as the point of contact for families throughout the move-in process and during their stay.
Participated in community outreach and fundraising to generate 100k+ in funds annually. Assisted in the budgeting and allocating of funds to maintain high-quality housing amenities for families with terminally-ill children.