Congratulations to Kristen McDaniel and Christine Garcia!
Kristen McDaniel, Medical Coding Analyst 2, has been a part of the Cancer Center Coding team since April 2017. Her three years' coding experience proved to be valuable to the department and she quickly became our lead Gynecology Oncology coder. Her motivation and attention to detail are key to her successful reconciliation between the surgery schedule and coding completion. Kristen has demonstrated excellent coding skills and dedication to the Coding Department and the Cancer Center and has proven to be a valuable member of our team!
Christine Garcia, Patient Services, was nominated because of her work ethic and willingness to assist the Patient Services team in any capacity. She changes job titles in July 2018 from Patient Services Supervisor to Practice Management Specialist and has taken on this role with much enthusiasm, stepping in to assist the Supervisor conduct evaluations on their teams, lead efforts in process improvement. She has taken on a lead role in the implementation of Surgical Suites for the Patient Services portion leading the efforts to align Patient Services. She has received numerous “Thank You cards” over the months, even prior to moving into her new role. She demonstrates such a positive attitude in all interactions with her teammates. She is a pleasure to work with!