Karen Chase MS, BSN, RNC, CCDS
Karen joined the Retrieve Medical team in April 2019. She has over 35 years of varied clinical healthcare and leadership experience and extensive knowledge in healthcare quality management, performance improvement and comparative data analysis. She holds a master’s degree in Healthcare Administration as well as advanced certification in Healthcare Policy and Management.
Prior to her engagement with Retrieve Medical, Karen led all clinical and operational facets at Accuity Delivery Systems’ CDI and Appeals programs. Karen has also been recognized as one of the Association of Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists top 30 leaders in the nation and was invited to the newly established Leadership Convention for 2016.
Karen was the Director of CDI and the Associate Director of Revenue Integrity at Stony Brook Medical Center. There she worked closely with the HIM, Coding, and Quality Departments to develop a robust CDI program that ensured accurate, compliant documentation as well as accurate reportable outcomes data. She also serves as a nurse legal consultant to an Emergency Medicine consulting firm where she evaluates and defends medical legal cases.