Dana Eichler, RN started her home care career in 1992 as a visiting nurse with a small home care agency in Chattanooga, TN. Her career advanced to her serving as acting Administrator for an agency with a census of over 550. Her experience working in agency operations has provided her with tremendous insight into home health processes from Intake to Billing & Collections.
Dana's background includes significant history in EMR Software development assistance and training clinicians on best practice usage of various systems. Since 2012 she has been Senior Clinical Consultant with S.M.A.R.T. Healthcare Resources, providing critical training in public settings and onsite with agencies across the country to meet individual agency needs. She is OASIS certified and has a deep passion for patient care, compliance and empowering agencies with education and best practice consulting.
In addition to her training and education consulting, Dana has strong knowledge and experience in assisting agencies prepare for and respond to CMS Medical Review initiatives (RCD, TPE, UPIC & SMRC audits), compliance with Conditions of Participation, Conditions of Billing and is always ahead of the trends coming down the pike for home health agencies.
Dana enjoys her home in Chattanooga, TN with her husband of 30+ years, Bob. They have one son.