Principal 2035 Fardown Avenue
DV & Associates, Inc. Salt Lake City
DV & ASSOCIATES, INC.
Having been Director of Sales and Marketing and Senior Consultant for a national coding and reimbursement firm for nearly five years, Ms. Voorhees developed DV & Associates, a coding and reimbursement firm which provides consulting for physicians and facilities in all specialties. Ms. Voorhees has created a network of consultants with various health care backgrounds in order to provide quality, credible, and resourceful results for all consulting services. DV & Associates has been incorporated in excess of sixteen years.
Ms. Voorhees initiated her career in laboratory medicine within the Division of Hematology (Doctors Wintrobe and Cartwright) , Department of Medicine, at the University of Utah. She has also worked with the Division of Hematology at The Ohio State University, the Clinical Chemistry Department at Holy Cross Hospital in Salt Lake City, and the Special Hematology and Hemostasis Laboratory at the University of Utah. She spent 14 years as an Associate Clinical Professor and administrative faculty of Medical Laboratory Sciences in the College of Pharmacy at the University of Utah. During her last year and a half in academia, she was recruited as Program Director to design, implement and direct the program in cytotechnology in the Department of Pathology. Ms. Voorhees, upon leaving the University setting, joined Coulter Corporation and provided technical support, customer training, and education primarily in the western United States. She was recruited by a national coding and reimbursement consulting firm, Med-Index/Medicode, where she spent nearly five years developing and marketing the consulting services for hospitals and other facilities, performing consulting engagements, providing seminars for national associations, enhancing product development, and serving on various corporate committees.
Ms. Voorhees has authored/edited several articles for professional publications including Compliance Report, a monthly column in Advance Newsmagazine (ten years), MLO, Lab Medicine, ASCLS Newsletter, G2 Compliance Report, National Intelligence Report, and the Laboratory Compliance Insider newsletters. She has provided numerous seminars, teleconferences and audio conferences for various companies and organizations including ASCLS, AABB, CLMA, MGMA, AACC, ASCP, HFMA, University of Texas, University of South Dakota, Coulter Corporation, HCCA, Laboratory Institute, G2 Reports, Miles, Inc., Business Network, AAPC, Coding Institute, Metropolitan Chicago Healthcare Council, The Greater Cleveland Hospital Association, Citation/Cerner Computer Systems, Dade Behring, United Communications, etc. Additionally, she completed a chapter on coding and reimbursement for a well known text book on administration and serves on editorial boards for Laboratory Compliance Insider and G2 Reports. She is also a contributing author for Business Strategies for Molecular Diagnostics in the Lab 2009 (G2 Reports). Ms. Voorhees consults in pathology, radiology, oncology, and other diagnostic and therapeutic specialties. Her firm consults in all physician specialties and in all outpatient settings.
EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATION
- Master of Arts, Healthcare Education, Central Michigan University
- Bachelor of Sciences, Laboratory Medicine, The Ohio State University
- Certifications as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist, Medical Technologist,
- Specialist in Hematology, and Clinical Laboratory Compliance Professional
CURRENT ORGANIZATION MEMBERSHIPS
- American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science
- Clinical Laboratory Management Association
- American Society of Cytopathology
- Alpha Mu Tau (Professional Fraternity)
- Healthcare Financial Management Association
- American Association of Clinical Chemistry