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Ortmann Healthcare Consulting Services (OHCS) Leadership and Staff

Under the ownership of OHCS President, Chris McMenemy, MS, CASA Ortmann Healthcare Consulting Services LLC offers a wide variety of services and support to Ambulatory Surgery Centers. We have an extended network of partner and contracted resources available to meet the needs of clients across the country.

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Chris McMenemy

Chris McMenemy, MS, CASC
President

Chris has 12 years of experience in all aspects of development and management of Ambulatory Surgery Centers. Prior to purchasing the Ortmann Healthcare Consultants in 2011, Chris served as Sr. Vice President of Administration for Ortmann Healthcare Consultants for seven years.

As President and owner of Ortmann Healthcare Consulting Service, LLC Chris has continued the tradition of supporting and serving the ASC community. The company continues to specialize in development, building, licensure, certification, accreditation, billing and collections and management for new and existing ASCs.

Areas of Healthcare Expertise:

  • Physician-Hospital joint ventures
  • Ambulatory surgery center: Licensure, Certification, Accreditation, Development
  • Management and Operations
  • Information Technology Setup and Software Selection
  • New service feasibility analysis
  • Financing Proposals
  • Business Office

Professional Affiliations:

  • Ambulatory Surgery Center Association (ASCA)
  • Author of/contributor to articles appearing in ASC publications
  • Named as one of 107 Great Women Leaders in the ASC Industry by Becker ASC
  • Named as one of 66 ASC Management and Development Company CEOs to Know by Becker ASC
  • Accreditation Advisor for the Orbis Flying Eye Hospital, an airplane outfitted as a surgery center in which eye surgery is provided to patients in developing countries

 

Cathy Reisch

Cathy Reisch
Director of Administrative Services

Cathy has five years of Ambulatory Surgery Center experience. She has served as Credentialing Manager/Project and IT Systems Manager/Office Manager, working with ASC staff on various administrative projects, including staff training and process improvement. She assists team on project management of new construction, renovations of existing centers and business turnaround projects.

Prior to her healthcare experience, Cathy spent 17 years with the Coca-Cola system in project management, bringing to the team extensive knowledge of customer service, data management, software conversion and staff training with a focus on the full revenue cycle.

Areas of Healthcare Expertise:

  • Licensure and Certification
  • Accreditation
  • Application tracking
  • Information Technology Setup, Software Selection, System Conversions, and Support
  • Business Office process management, Office staff training
  • Credentialing
  • Patient Collections and payment processing
  • Database Management
  • Sourcing/Purchasing/PO tracking and Order expediting
  • Vendor Management
  • Construction and renovation
  • Administrative Policies

Professional Affiliations:

  • National Association Medical Staff Services (NAMSS)
  • American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)
  • South Carolina Health Information Management Association (SCHIMA)
  • American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA)
  • Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS)
  • Project Management Institute (PMI)

 

Jessica Miller

Jessica Miller, MHA, CPC
VP Regulatory Affairs

Jessica has 11 years of Ambulatory Surgery Center experience. She is a graduate of the University of South Carolina with a Masters in Health Administration and came to Ortmann Healthcare Consultants on a Graduate Assistantship in 2005. Jessica continued on with the new ownership of Ortmann receiving her CPC Certification-AAPC in 2010 in addition to her 2015 Certified Medical Coder-ICD 10 designation.

Jessica specializes in licensure, certification and accreditation process management, policy and procedure development, physician credentialing, managed care contracting and medical coding.

Healthcare Experience:

  • Director, Regulatory Affairs, Ortmann Healthcare Consultants
  • Graduate Assistant, Ortmann Healthcare Consultants
  • Contract Medical Coder

Areas of Healthcare Expertise:

  • Certified Medical Coder-ICD 10 Proficiency Certified
  • Ambulatory surgery center
  • Licensure
  • Certification
  • Accreditation
  • Development
  • Management and Operations
  • Billing/Coding/Collections
  • Managed Care Contracting

Professional Affiliations:

  • Secretary, Denver Chapter of the American Association of Professional Coders (AAPC) 2014-2016
  • Member, AAPC 2010-present

 

Sarah McKeever

Sarah McKeever, RN
VP for Clinical Development

Sarah has nearly 35 years of clinical and surgical experience in both hospitals and Ambulatory Surgery Centers. Sarah has successfully led the start-up of ASCs in Virginia, Ohio, South Carolina, Montana, Colorado, Florida, Utah, New Mexico, Texas and Hawaii. Sarah is a former ASC Administrator with experience in all aspects of ASC operations including staffing, scheduling, inventory management, OSHA regulations, accounts payable, payroll, credentialing, clinical policy development, and staff and management training.


Healthcare Experience:

  • Center Director, Gulf Coast Endoscopy Center, Ft. Myers, FL
  • Clinical Supervisor, Digestive Health Physicians, PA, Ft. Myers, FL
  • Assistant Head Nurse, Lee Memorial Hospital, Ft. Myers, FL
  • Orthopedic Staff RN, Lee Memorial Hospital, Ft. Myers, FL
  • Orthopedic Staff RN, Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre, PA

Areas of Healthcare Expertise:

  • Physician-Hospital joint ventures
  • Ambulatory surgery center
  • Equipment Planning
  • Policy and Procedure Development
  • Accreditation
  • Development
  • Management and Operations
  • Business development strategies