Meet Your Expert
Victoria is an RHIA (Registered Health Information Administrator), a Clinical Documentation Improvement Practitioner (CDIP), Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), a Certified Coding Specialist Physician-Based (CCS-P) and an AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer with over 24 years experience in the healthcare field.
Victoria is the Founder of a coding, auditing and CDI company called Integrity Coding Solutions. Prior to starting her company, she was the Regional Director of Coding Audit and Education for a California-based integrated healthcare delivery system covering 21 facilities with 160+ coders and CDI staff. She specialized in providing initial and on-going coding and CDI education, specialty-specific training, department presentations and one-on-one feedback to coding, CDI staff, physicians, local, regional and national leadership.
In her volunteer role, Victoria serves as Component State Association (CSA) HIM Awareness Coordinator for California (CHIA), 2016 AHIMA’s Alternate Delegate for California Health Information Association (SVHIA). She also served as an AHIMA CDIP Exam Item Writer in from 2015-208.
Victoria is passionate about staying involved and working collaboratively in promoting high standards and integrity of HIM coding practice. She believes in the end that “quality data with integrity will promote and help achieve the best healthcare for all patients”.