Tim Ashe, RN, MS, MBA

Tim is a seasoned industry leader dedicated to making a real difference in our nation’s health care system by strengthening the quality, value, and impact of home care, palliative care, and hospice. Tim is chief clinical officer of WellSky and president of Fazzi Associates, a WellSky company. As president of Fazzi Associates, he leads the company’s efforts to help agencies across the country to improve quality, profitability, efficiency, and patient and family satisfaction. As CCO of WellSky, Tim ensures that clinical imperatives, including the insights of frontline practitioners, are incorporated into the solutions developed for all WellSky clients. His extensive career and expertise has included a unique blend of clinical, operational, fiscal, and academic roles. Tim is a frequent presenter at national and state conferences and is often asked to contribute to industry forums. Prior to joining Fazzi Associates and WellSky, Tim was vice president of clinical operations for Visiting Nurse Service of Rochester & Monroe County in New York. He was also an assistant professor at the University of Rochester School of Nursing. He earned his Master of Business Administration and Master of Science from the University of Rochester, a Bachelor of Skilled Nursing from St. John Fisher College, and a Bachelor of Science in biology from Nazareth College.

Tim Ashe

Jami Albro-Fisher

Jami is the Chief Information Officer at Fazzi. Prior to working at Fazzi, he worked as the Senior Implementation Manager at OneShield, a leading enterprise applications vendor serving insurance carriers, and the Director of Engineering at MetaComet Systems, an independent software vendor providing royalty accounting subledger solutions.  Having spearheaded the development of Fazzi’s Interactive Web Reporting, Jami is focused on innovation and invention as he works to move Fazzi to the next level.

Jami Albro-Fisher

Chief Information Officer at Fazzi Associates

Cindy Campbell RN, BSN, MHA-Clinical Informatics, COQS

Cindy Campbell is a nationally recognized leader, speaker and management consultant to the full continuum of healthcare at home. Cindy leads a team of executives who conduct organizational design, operational improvement and clinical model advancement for Home Health, Hospice, Advanced Illness Management and Private Duty organizations throughout the United States. She holds a proven track record of improving clinical and financial outcomes while increasing employee engagement. Cindy directs Fazzi’s Operational Consulting and the Fazzi Total Management System, teaching executives and managers functional management methodology, targeted to the continuum of care at home. Cindy is a passionate advocate for advancing practice through innovation, increasing the integration of technology into operations and clinical practice.  Cindy is a past Board Member of the National Association for Homecare & Hospice, chaired the Pediatric Homecare & Hospice Association of America and sat on the American Telemedicine Association’s Executive Committee-Homecare and Remote Monitoring Special Interest Group.

 

Catherine Dehlin, RN, BSN, CHPN, CHCM

Catherine is a senior leader in our industry having run multi-service line multi-location continuum of home health and hospice agencies including founding, growing, optimizing and ultimately selling a large hospice organization in Louisiana. Fazzi is honored to have Catherine work with us as a Director of Hospice and Palliative Care in serving providers across the country. Her work, specifically, focuses on educational development, optimizing organizational design, operational efficiency, advanced clinical modeling and quality improvement programs, and assisting organizations in achieving best practice clinical and financial performance. As a hospice and palliative care certified nurse and certified hospice case manager, Catherine reaches into the hospice philosophy, integrating a strong set of core values, focused on the people we serve, into smart and sustainable business models.

Director of Hospice Services at Fazzi Associates

Lindsay Doak, MBA

Lindsay is the Director of Education at Fazzi. In her role, Lindsay manages Fazzi’s Distance Learning programs, including the Fazzi Learning Center, and OASIS Skills Testing, the largest OASIS testing service in the nation.  Prior to working at Fazzi, Lindsay managed the Online and International Programs for the University of Massachusetts Amherst and also worked as a marketing consultant for the tourism board in Bessines, France.

Lindsay Doak

Director of Education at Fazzi Associates

Peter Emmott

Peter Emmott is Fazzi’s Vice President of Business Development. Peter is responsible for account management and business development working closely with agencies to deliver highly valuable partnerships in using Fazzi’s many services to improve quality, profitability, efficiency and patient and family satisfaction. He is a seasoned leader in the healthcare at home industry with nearly 25 years of experience in working with C-Level leaders of Home Health and Hospice agencies with expertise in the systems, processes and revenue cycle. Prior to joining Fazzi, Peter was Vice President of Sales and Marketing for McKesson Provider Technologies’ (now Change Healthcare) Home Health and Hospice business unit.

Vice President of Business Development at Fazzi Associates

Eileen Freitag, MBA

Eileen is Director of Fazzi’s Strategic Consulting Division. She is the past President and CEO of one of the largest home care agencies in the United States, the Boston VNA, has served as the CEO of a long term care continuum that included a major home health component, and the Vice President of Business Development of a start-up software company.  During her 40 year career in home care, she has served on the boards of a variety of local and national health care organizations.  Eileen’s division works with home health agencies on a variety of marketing, customer service, referral enhancement and interim management efforts.

Eileen Frietag

Gina Mazza, BSN, RN, CPHQ

In Gina’s role at Fazzi, she is responsible for the operational consulting and regulatory and compliance services. She manages one of the largest OASIS and compliance groups in the country, has spearheaded a number of Fazzi’s national best practice initiatives, serves as the clinical expert on Fazzi’s National State of the Industry Study, has published white papers on the realities and implications of regulations on service delivery and, has served as the clinical content expert for Fazzi’s presentations in VBP states and now, PDGM. Gina is a national speaker with depth of knowledge and real-world experience on the current issues facing our industry. She combines strong clinical and regulatory expertise with the realities of being a senior executive in both free standing and hospital-based agencies.

Gina Mazza

Diane Poole

Diane is Fazzi’s Director of Strategic Initiatives and a member of our firm’s senior leadership team. She is a seasoned home care and hospice executive with expertise in accounting, finance, operations, software development, informatics and education. She has more than 20 years of experience in our industry having served at the senior leadership level at Baystate VNA & Hospice, Holyoke Visiting Nurse Association and at Suncoast Solutions. A dedicated advocate for our industry, she has served as Treasurer for the Hospice and Palliative Federation of Massachusetts and on committees for the Home Care Alliance of Massachusetts and the National Association for Home Care and Hospice Home Health Financial Managers Association. She is a frequent speaker at both national and state associations.

Director of Strategic Initiatives at Fazzi Associates

Kerry Termine, DPT, COQS, BCHH-C, AHIMA ICD-10 Certified Trainer

Kerry is our Director of Coding Quality and is a leader in quality management with extensive experience with OASIS and coding audits, reimbursement management and regulatory compliance. She is an AHIMA Certified Trainer and holds the COQS and BCHH-C credentials. Additionally, as a Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT), Kerry’s knowledge of physical therapy and many years of direct clinical experience provides tremendous insight to her position for the benefit of our clients.

Director of Coding Quality at Fazzi Associates

Janet Warren

As Director of Marketing, Janet is responsible for helping agencies learn how Fazzi can help them by providing valuable information and through consultative relationship development. Her three decades of experience in marketing, sales, and product development have included serving as vice president of marketing at Monson Savings Bank; president of her own marketing practice, MarCom Capital; and second vice president of market development at Phoenix Home Life. An active contributor to the community, she is a member of the Board of Directors for the Center for EcoTechnology, past president of the Greater Northampton Chamber of Commerce and has served on the starter board of the Hampshire County Regional Chamber, the Hampshire County Tourism Advisory Council, and on the board of directors of United Way of Hampshire County.

Janet Warren

Anita Werner, RN, BCHH-C, CHHCM, COQS

As Senior Compliance Consultant, Anita Werner is widely known as an OASIS expert, instructor, enthusiast, devotee, coach and mentor.  She has over 30 years of nursing experience and over 20 in home care.  Prior to joining Fazzi, she ran a successful consulting practice providing agencies with advisory services, education, clinical direction, audits and reviews in several critical areas.  In addition to OASIS, she is also a recognized expert in coding, quality and compliance.  A frequent presenter at state and national conferences, she is appreciated far and wide for her ability to make complex concepts and regulations real and understandable.

 

Anita Werner

Senior Compliance Consultant at Fazzi Associates

Lisa Woolery, RN, BSN, BCHH-C, COQS

Lisa is Fazzi’s Director of Coding Education and is also an AHIMA certified ICD-10-CM trainer.  With over 15 years home health coding experience, Lisa brings a breadth of knowledge to her trainings.  Lisa has had progressive experience in home health organizations for over 30 years and over sixteen years of experience in consulting such topics as strategic planning, organizational and operational design, workflow analysis, interim management and staff development.  She has received a certificate for Home Care Coding Specialist-Diagnosis from the Board of Advanced Medical Coding and has made numerous presentations on Diagnostic Coding throughout the US.

Lisa Woolery

Director of Coding Education at Fazzi Associates