Miriam Kile, RN, MS

Professional Discipline:
• Nursing

Selected Credentials & Qualifications:
• Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ)
• Certified Professional Coder (CPC)
• Certified Professional in Utilization Review (CPUR)


JC & Related Experience:
• Experienced in preparation for the Joint Commission surveys in both hospital and community settings for the initial survey and ongoing survey preparations. Experience in developing and implementing plans of correction as needed.

CMS & Related Experience:
• 1979 – 1994    HCFA (now CMS) Nurse Consultant (Surveyor) – Psychiatric Hospital Regulations


Hospital Experience:
• 1965 – 1987     Palo Verde Hospital, Tucson, Arizona – Psychiatric Hospital Director of Planning: Program Director; Director of Nursing – Twenty-two years of psychiatric hospital experience
• 1988-2005    US Department of Justice, Special Litigation Section Consultant  for Compliance with Civil Rights for persons psychiatric hospitals

Community Experience:
• 1995 – Present    Community Partnership of Southern Arizona, Tucson AZ (Mental Health Managed Care System).  Roles included: In-House Clinical Advisor,Chief, Clinical Operations , Director, Clinical Operations , Coordinator, Utilization Management
• 1988 – 1992     ADAPT, Inc., Tucson, Arizona – Mental Health Managed Care System Director, Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health Services 


Consulting Interests:
•  Nursing issues
• PI and data validation
• Offsite document (e.g., P&P) review/comment
• CMS

For Customer Contact:
520.749.1387
mkile85749@aol.com

Misc:
• Home State: AZ
• CV Available Upon Request