Founder and Chief Executive Officer/Chief Compliance Officer, Virginia is an accomplished Healthcare Consulting Executive with thirty years experience in the Healthcare industry, including more than seven years of consulting experience involving a vast range of industry matters, especially federal value-driven health legislation, public health, population health, national and state compliance, government healthcare programs/policy, quality initiatives, and health information technology.
Virginia is an ambitious, innovative, and engaging leader and strategist with extensive experience nationally in the areas of program management, workflow design, implementation, financial management, organizational effectiveness, health education, and operations. Virginia is a highly experienced value-driven expert, with demonstrated ability to build relationships through collaboration and partnerships within and outside of the healthcare industry.
Virginia supports the strategic alignment of business plans with the health care delivery system, improving processes, exceeding business growth expectations and drastically improving the satisfaction of clients, employees, unions, and management. She has detailed knowledge of related healthcare cost and affordability issues, health systems, health plans, all medical specialties, regulatory state and government agencies, and clinical operations (hospitals, labs and clinics).
Virginia connects technologies with world-class implementation and strategy to enable clients to maximize CPT code reimbursement, value-based care and risk sharing revenue as well as maximize patient, professional and caregiver engagement regardless of location. Virginia works with others to create a connected community across the continuum of care by connecting the patient, caregiver and professional.
VBurchett is engaged with clients implementing a variety of state and national initiatives and public policy that includes ACL and reforming behavioral and medical health outcomes for seniors, children and the most vulnerable populations in America.
Drawing on her experience of EHR's and Medical Technology, Virginia provides consultation to a variety of healthcare technology and medical services companies in the implementation of new and existing products and services that support patient engagement modalities, wellness, population health, transitional care and disease prevention. A Masters degree in public health with an emphasis in disease prevention gives Virginia the necessary clinical knowledge to review and build programs that are patient-centered and physician friendly.
Under Virginia's leadership, VBurchett Consulting engages with a number of organizations, some of which are ongoing. These organizations include Advanced Tissue, Anne Arundel County Department of Public Health, ScribeAmerica, CareThrough, LivWell Health, Ideal Life, Monocle, Holy Cross Health, MD Revolution, Centro, ThoroughCare, Hopewell Group, Pratter US, PODS Health just to name a few.
Chief Business Development Officer of VBurchett Consulting, Gary Fegan is responsible for assisting the team and channel partners with all business development functions, including sales, marketing, and strategy. Gary’s business and educational experience positions him perfectly to assist both physicians and business owners to address their financial and patient engagement needs. Having worked with hundreds of clients throughout his career with success in a variety of endeavors, Gary brings many years of experience in a number of healthcare verticals.
Gary attended a nationally-ranked prepatory school and graduated with a finance degree from Georgetown University in 1985. As a young entrepreneur, Gary ran a restaurant business, opening and operating four large and very successful seafood establishments. In 1995, Gary started in the insurance and investment field where he took great pride in helping his clients, including many doctors, achieve their financial goals.
In 2014, Gary began working with VBurchett on population health initiatives for hospitals that grew into the role he has today. As a valued member of the VBurchett team, Gary provides dynamic leadership, specifically for our sales and account management team.
Chief Financial Officer of VBurchett Consulting, Larry Laskin manages financial functions for the firm. With over 25 years of experience in healthcare, Larry has provided services to physicians and one of the largest hospitals in Maryland. In addition, Larry is a seasoned tax accountant for corporate and individual taxes.
Larry has an in-depth knowledge of health and disability insurance. He's saved small and large organizations thousands of dollars on rate negotiations and benefit designs. For a one of the largest hospitals in Maryland, he provided $1,200,000 in savings through rate negotiations and changes to their benefit structure.
As a part of the VBurchett team, Larry also supports the account management functions and can be found working diligently with clients on a number of products and services.
Chief Operating Officer of VBurchett Consulting, Rachel develops project plans and scope of work for VBurchett's clients and partners. Rachel also provides strong leadership in operations for staff in patient engagement centers, sales, and account management teams.
Rachel is an accomplished writer and has collaborated with federal officials and policy makers regarding federal legislation and efforts to enact positive change throughout the nation. She has provided written testimony to the United States Senate and is assisting with training for federal agents. She is pursuing degrees in economics and business as well as certifications in leadership, coaching and applications of neuroscience in these areas.
Rachel has been instrumental in the design of operational workflows, the implementation strategy and technology development, and collaboration with international partners. In addition to providing project management support, Rachel has lead efforts associated with a new implementation process that improves operational efficiencies and increased ROI across all service lines and technologies.
Chief Technology Advisor of VBurchett Consulting, Christina advises on setting technical vision and leading technology development across all product lines. Her responsibilities include developing strategic plans and setting timelines for evaluation, development, and deployment of all technical services while ensuring technology standards and best practices are met.
Christina has large and complex data warehousing experience as an IT consultant on multiple projects including Financial Services, Insurance and Health, and Life Science industry. She has worked on all phases of the software development life cycle from requirements to development, testing and support. Christina has a strong background in analysis, design, development, and testing of new applications.
Masters in Management Information Systems at Indiana University Kelley School of Business.
Architectures: Data Warehousing, ETL
Business Systems: Health Care Claims/Member/Provider/Products processing, Health Care Interface files to New York State Department of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Ingenix, Health Dialog.
Databases: Teradata, Oracle, DB2
ETL Tools: Ab Initio, Informatica
Languages: SQL, Unix Korn shell scripting
PODS Health was founded by Mr. Deepak Poddar, who studied medical science at St. Andrews University, and alongside his family, was a key supporter of India’s fastest growing FMCG company Patanjali Ayurveda Ltd. Our team consists of health experts, with over 30years of experience, who work tirelessly everyday to bring innovative solutions for the well-being and safety of healthcare workers.
PODS Health is an exclusive supplier of safety & innovative solutions to healthcare providers, with direct to consumer /end-user supply. Direct supply ensures cost effectiveness, reduced competition for shelf storage and timely deliveries. We understand the ever-changing and ever-evolving needs of the market and provide solutions to improve the safety, comfort and performance of healthcare workers, industrial workers and even the common man. At PODS Health, all of our products are US-FDA or CE certified and comply with the regulatory requirements of World Health Organization. Our responsibility is not just limited to the supply of safety solutions, but we also provide customers with consultancy services on FDA regulations and safety protocol training for paramedic staff.
As part of social corporate responsibility and helping under-privileged communities grow across the globe, we support not-for-profit organizations like African Dreams and APF World. African Dreams™, founded by Sung Jun Kim, Young Suk Suh and Deepak Poddar, provides equitable healthcare and medical supplies for people living in West Africa. APF World is a brainchild of Deepak Poddar and Aditi Poddar to provide education to orphans in India.
Dr. Henderson is a clinically strong experienced physician, who has worked in Private Practice, Hospitalist Medical Director, Emergency Medicine, and Health Plan Medical Director. As Chief Clinical Advisor to VBurchett Consulting, Dr. Henderson advises on projects providing indepth knowledge of clinical practice guidelines, quality metrics, risk adjustment, medical technology, and medical supply review, procurement, and cost containment efforts.
Dr. Henderson is also proficient in software architecture, big data, AI, and blockchain. He is the principal architect for a AI/blockchain autonomous healthcare platform that can diagnose, assess, and recommend the latest treatment for most costly chronic medical conditions. He also developed healthcare artificial intelligence algorithms to automate quality, clinical, and financial metrics to deliver better clinical and financial outcomes.
Dr. Henderson is also skilled in Data Science/Analytics, BI, ML,AI, NoSQL, blockchain, and data visualization.
Eric Odero is the founder and CEO of Command Health Informatics (CHI), a veteran-owned Healthcare IT Consulting Company founded with a firm commitment to enhancing human sustainability through technological innovation. CHI provides an in-depth knowledge and expertise in Clinical Informatics, Electronic Medical Records, and Software Development.
Under Eric's direction, CHI manages project cycles at every level from initial strategies to implementation completion. CHI provides contract resources specializing in the Epic Clinical System in addition to other clinical technological integration, interfacing, outsourcing, and training needs.
A world traveler and gifted leader, Eric is a veteran of the US Army and adjunct professor in Graz, Austria.
Founder and CEO of multiple technology and service companies, Josh Bardsley is a gifted entrepreneur with experience building multinational companies such as Avalanche Enterprise Limited. Josh is an accomplished expert in the areas of strategy, communications, and marketing.
Avalanche is a digital agency serving over 70 clients in 7 different countries. In his role as CEO, Josh provides key leadership and strategy in the development of large-scale marketing plans that includes the unification and expansion of services. Avalanche works with clients on communications and marketing efforts that create long-term brand equity as well as the consistent generation of new business.
Avalanche is honored to be the preferred partner of marketing for some of the world's top franchises and focuses on helping large-scale organizations de-scramble their outbound communication to their customers.
Avalanche provides the following services:
Avalanche has a proven track record of de-scrambling an organization's marketing and helping them to create profitable plans and launch new products without wasting capital on high-cost agencies and people that do not create tangible results.
Josh also provides consulting services by conducting opportunity assessments and providing the following services to clients:
Josh serves on the board of directors on six business across the world.
Jeremy assists with client relationships to ensure the very best outcomes in communication technology. With 18 years of telecommunications experience, Jeremy designs communication solutions, manages third party vendors solutions, and operationalizes voice/data networks to ensure the highest security, quality and reliability for our clients. Jeremy Kelley is a highly focused Business Development professional with extensive experience in Sales/Implementation, SaaS, Telecommunications, Vendor Management, and Customer/Relationship Development.
Jeremy has collaborated with some of the most aggressive Telecommunications companies in the industry, initially working in sales and marketing in the wholesale telephony space. Jeremy has an impressive track record of building sales strategy, increasing revenue, and growing margins for companies of all variations, nationally.
In addition to Business Development, Jeremy has spent much of his career experience in Vendor Management, Network Planning, Product Development, and Strategic Partnerships - rendering an expansive and healthy network of relationships.
VP Sales and Network Design at High Tech Telecom
Independent Channel Management at Excel Communications
VP Sales and Business Development at Clear Voip Calling
Head of Business Development at Certain Communications
Network Vendor Management at Stratics Networks
Vendor Management and Product Acquisition with over 80 Telecommunications and Equipment Providers
Vast Experience in Leadership, Corp Culture, Team Training, Sales, Outcome Improvement and Goal Targeting
Network Implementation and Design with over 30 Telecommunications Carriers
Based in Washington, D.C. and West Chester, PA, Ken is currently the President of Becker Healthcare & Public Affairs. a strategic healthcare and public affairs consulting firm.
In June of 2014, Becker Public Affairs partnered with The JMG Group LLC to work with community-based health care organizations to develop effective systems of care that meet the needs of DoD and VA patients; allow for easy referrals from VA and TRICARE prime contractors to community based providers; and ensures seamless communications and data transfers in compliance with VA and TRICARE program requirements.
Ken has more than 25 years of expertise in and knowledge of the internal and external workings of the full healthcare continuum, and has enjoyed a history of success; building connections, shaping policy, and designing, managing and advancing complex business, legislative, advocacy and regulatory affairs solutions for health care organizations at the local, state and federal levels.
Most recently, Ken served as the senior government affairs and development officer for a large multi-state health care system. There he provided leadership developing, managing, and advancing system-wide advocacy, philanthropic, and fund development strategies. During his 13 year tenure Ken successfully: led the system-wide strategy that resulted in garnering more than $33 million in grants; advocated to change federal policy allowing physicians to care for a greater number of patients in recovery programs; advocated for the creation of a CMS demonstration for skilled nursing facilities, maintaining an organization’s exemption from the new Medicare PPS system for 10 years; advocated to implement The Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) program in New Jersey, Alabama, and Delaware; opposed the State of New Jersey’s Medicare 1115 waiver protecting PACE; and partnered with other large health systems to advocate the inclusion of a Medicare add-on for new technologies.
From 1994 to 2010, Becker served as the national grassroots director for the American Hospital Association. There he developed and implemented AHA’s advocacy campaign “Real Pain for Real People” focused on the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 and “Giveback I and II” campaign which was highlighted in the Wall Street Journal and Modern Healthcare as a model advocacy program.
Ken also led the development and implementation of the AHA’s “Partnership for Action” national grassroots program, leading the AHA’s pioneering initiative using technology in advocacy campaigns. Previously, he worked as the director for federal affairs for the New Jersey Hospital Association.
Ken earned his master’s degree in public policy from American University in Washington, D.C., and his Bachelors of Arts in political science from Colorado College in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He serves as a member of the Board of Trustees for the Brattleboro Retreat and is a resident of West Chester, Pennsylvania.
In 2005, Jill Blankenship created Frontline Call Center. For the last 15 years, Frontline has continued to grow, evolve, and utilize changing technologies with the mantra of providing an exceptional customer experience.
VBurchett and Frontline collaborate to provide clients with the very best in call center services. This team of highly-skilled behavior change specialists are adept in the application of behavior change modalities, including motivational interviewing and brief negotiation techniques.
We treat patients like family, assisting practices in meeting patient's and optimizing value-based care programs such as CCM, BHI, RPM, AWVs, ACPs, and HRAs.
President and Owner of Recovery Specialist, Inc. and Coding and Consulting, Inc., Gloria Brogan provides medical billing and collection services to VBurchett clients. After a career in nursing, Dr. Brogan decided to advance her opportunities in the financial side of medicine. With over thirty years in the field, she uses her knowledge and expertise to create a customized financial platform for doctors and healthcare practitioners to assure the financial success of the practice. Using her team of certified professional coders and medical claims specialists along with an experienced group of medical collectors, Recovery Specialist, Inc. has helped many physicians and group practices across all specialties to create a process of clean claims billing and tenacious follow-up tracking every level of adjudication and appeal to assure your practice of fair and equitable payment of medical claims.
Aligned closely with VBurchett's mission and values, Recovery Specialist provides medical billing and collection services tailored to meet the complex and ever-changing healthcare industry requirements medical practitioners face on a day-to-day basis when managing their finanices. Together, we are committed to maintaining excellence, respect and integrity in all aspect of our operations and business conduct. We strive to set the industry standard for the medical bililng and collection services by consistently producing superior operating results and providing a h igh level of customer satisfaction.
We look forward to serving you.
Founder & CEO of VitaePoint + Workforce Trainer + Author + Master Career Specialist
Carl uses expertise to educate and train jobseekers in various arenas of Higher Education and American Job Centers. His services include Individualized Career Coaching, Employment Preparation workshops, and Workplace Excellence training. Having served on the front lines, Carl has a clear understanding of the challenges job seekers in the 21st century market places must overcome in order to be successful in their campaigns. This career services practitioner motivates his clientele by listening to their stories and offering them different perspectives that are in keeping with current trends in their industry. This ensures that participants receive relevant information which ultimately results in applicable learning and employment outcomes.
This company was created to support and provide relevant career and workforce preparation services to individuals and agencies, as well as public and private sector corporations focused on industry and commerce that are seeking to equip talent with mutually beneficial knowledge and skills required to navigate the employment process in order to successfully solicit and secure the position(s) that best fit their needs.
Our purpose is to facilitate best practice while presenting applicable strategies in career guidance and workforce preparation at the client’s convenience. We believe that this flexibility will allow more time for learning and skills development. Ultimately, our goal is to equip our clientele with the specialized training and solutions that they need in order to become successful in their quest for employment and positive life changing experiences.
Carl Edgecombe earned a Master’s Degree in Vocational and Technical Education from the State University of New York. Additionally, he is a Certified Career Services Provider (CCSP), Certified Workforce Development Professional (CWDP), Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF), Certified Professional Résumé Writer and Career Coach (CPRW-CC). He is also a member of the National Career Development Association (NCDA) and The National Association of Workforce Development Professionals (NAWDP).
Master Career Specialist, Author, Workforce Trainer, Educator, Résumé Writer, Career Coach
Certified Workforce Development Professional (CWDP) and advocate for job seekers
Active memberships in the National Career Development Association (NCDA) the National Association of Workforce Development Professionals (NAWDP) and the Professional Association of Résumé Writers (PARW).
Bill Hennessey, MD, is the CEO and Founder of Pratter, a medical cost savings and transparency company. Dr. Hennessey is both an MD and a serial entrepreneur, a practicing physician for 25 years, founder of a medical billing company and the son of a C suite hospital executive.
Bill's passion is to fight for everyone to have affordable access to medical care. Dr. Hennessey has been front line in the trenches to bring this one-of-a-kind reality. Pratter aspires to help millions save billions on medical care and create affordable access to care for all working Americans.
The founder of Technology Science Corporation (TSC), Thu Stubbs specializes in providing Program Management I.T. Services, and Audio-Visual/ Video-Teleconferencing services in support of Federal Agencies, State and Local government. With over 30 years experience in Information Technology, Thu began her career beginning as an U.S. Army Communications Officer in support of NATO’s Pershing nuclear missiles and continued with large federal defense integrators.
TSC is an SBA certified 8(a), Verified Service-Disabled Veteran Owned (SDVO), Economically-Disadvantaged Woman-Owned Small Business (EDWOSB), minority Small Disadvantaged Business and Department of Defense cleared.
TSC’s approach is to provide high quality, practical, and creative solutions which keeps pace with state of the art technology, limited budgets, and tight deadlines. Past performance included SOCOM Pentagon, Federal Reserve Board, DISA, Food & Drug Administration, Veterans Affairs, Defense Healthcare Agency and Fairfax County. TSC’s goal is to provide high quality, creative, best value solutions which keep pace with state of the art technology, limited budgets, and tight deadlines. We provide innovative turnkey solutions which focus on improving efficiency and cost savings. TSC offers big corporation experience with small business attention to detail, superior customer service and precision execution. TSC is an SBA certified.
Team TSC’s culture believes in community service and hosts an Annual James Bond 007 Black Tie Black Tie to honor individual Wounded Warriors/ WWII Heroes in collaboration with MD and VA Governor’s Offices and VIP and NFL celebrities. Over 500 Guests attend and net proceeds are donated to a different veteran beneficiary every year. TSC employees volunteer to organize this veterans gala.
Ms. Stubbs is a proud veteran, single mother of two, mentors Wounded Warriors, and performs community service with Lakota Missions at Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, SD. She was a finalist in 2017 Heroines of Washington, 2013 MEA’s 25 Influential Women Award and awarded MOWW’s Silver Patrick Henry Medallion for patriotic achievement. Ms. Stubbs was a Scholastic Achievement Scholarship recipient; John Hopkins Army ROTC; B.A in Biology from University of MD; Darden Executive Leadership Program, University of VA; M.B.A. from Averett and highest DoD security clearance. Her military profile is featured on the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB).
For more information, visit TSC website: TechSciCorp.com.
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