Colleen is a consultant with 3M Health Information Systems where she provides advisory services for outpatient CDI, clinical coding, and revenue cycle management services to 3M clients. She has 25 years of progressive technical and managerial experience in coding, clinical documentation, compliance and revenue cycle management. Prior to joining 3M Colleen served as Director of Professional coding, Director of CDI, Senior Director of Coding Compliance, and Senior Program Director for ICD-10 implementation at a large academic medical institution in Cleveland, Ohio. Colleen also served as adjunct faculty at Cuyahoga Community College in the Health Information Management program for twelve years instructing on courses for clinical coding, reimbursement methodologies and medical terminology. Colleen has a bachelor’s degree in Health Information Management from the University of Cincinnati, she is a Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), a Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) and a Certified Clinical Documentation Specialist for outpatient CDI (CCDS-O).
Daniel Engel is the Chief Product Owner in the Clinician Solutions business group for 3M Health Information Systems (HIS). He is responsible for connecting the needs of providers to the capabilities of technology to improve the quality and accessibility of healthcare while also reducing costs. With over 10 years of experience working with artificial intelligence (AI), natural language understanding (NLU), machine learning and speech recognition technology, Dan has led efforts to unlock the medical record with datamining search and discovery applications, real time physician engagement solutions, electronic health record (EHR) workflow improvement to lessen administrative burden, and interoperable data exchange to improve patient care.
Dan came to 3M by way of acquisition of M*Modal in 2019. He first joined M*Modal in 2011 after graduating with a master’s degree in Health Information Systems from the University of Pittsburgh. He also earned his bachelor’s degree from Pitt majoring in biology and chemistry and remains connected to the university as a member of the School of Health and Rehab Science (SHRS) HIS advisory board.