Avanza Adds Cardiovascular ASC Expert Cassy Kincaid to Team

Avanza Adds Cardiovascular ASC Expert Cassy Kincaid to Team

Avanza Healthcare Strategies is excited to announce the addition of Cassy Kincaid, RN, MHA, CHC, PhD, to its team.

Kincaid will serve as a consultant focused in part on supporting the ongoing migration of cardiovascular services to the ambulatory surgery center (ASC) setting. Her healthcare operational and clinical experience spans more than 20 years in hospital, ASC and outpatient clinic environments. Operationally, Kincaid's expertise includes strategic planning, financial performance management, corporate compliance, risk avoidance, quality assurance, contract negotiation, market forecasting, new service line creation, construction project management, physician relationships, credentialing, ambulatory and office-based facility development and administration.

She is well-versed in state and federal healthcare regulations and has overseen multiple successful onsite accreditation surveys, such as AAAHC, The Joint Commission, CLIA, CARF, NCQA, URAC and OSHA. In collaboration with physicians and senior leadership, Kincaid has developed patient care policies and procedures, standing orders, physician and employee educational programs, marketing plans, community partnerships, recruited and developed strong clinical teams and mentored organizational and clinical mid and senior leadership.

Operational and clinical leadership roles have included cardiovascular ambulatory surgery and office-based facility administrator, director of physician network management, corporate compliance officer, quality assurance manager, director of nursing, hospital house supervisor, human resources account manager and infection and safety control officer.

As a bedside nurse, Kincaid gained knowledge and skills in, cardiology, emergency and critical care, orthopedics, physical rehabilitation, oncology, pre/post-surgical, population health, high-acuity case management, mental and behavioral health, and home healthcare.

She is an active member of the Healthcare Compliance Association and National Association for Healthcare Quality.

Kincaid can be reached at [email protected].

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