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KATHLEEN CARMODY GORYL, MBA, FACHE

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HEALTHCARE, MARKETING PROFESSIONAL AND EDUCATOR
HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL AND EDUCATOR WITH RECORD OF CREATIVE APPLICATIONS CONCEP
TUALIZING INNOVATIVE STRATEGIES TO ADDRESS PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES
HOW I ADD VALUE
* Served as staff support for the HCFA Coverage Payment Technical Advisory Group
(TAG). As staff liaison, surveyed Blue Cross Blue Shield Plans on their covera
ge practices, collecting aggregate and/or sample data prior to TAG meetings.
* Led corporate-wide team of professionals to quantify and develop criteria-base
d recognitions by liability insurers of Joint Commission accreditation and certi
fication. Documented insurer recognitions for all accreditation programs and on
e certification program. Five program newsletters and two media articles featur
ed the project outcomes.
* Listening to the voice of the customer, led a seasoned team of professionals e
ngaged in the feasibility study for a new nationwide Medicare product for Blue C
ross and Blue Shield Association. Assisted the Acting CEO in writing his speech
to the board.
* With a team of colleagues, developed a DVD that reviewed the organ donation st
andards and how the on-site surveyor would assess compliance to them. The DVD
was intended assist hospitals to be successful in their implementation of the st
andards.
EDUCATION EXPERIENCE
DePaul University, School for New Learning, Instructor and Professional Advisor,
2004 - 2010
Regis University, Distance Education Executive MBA Program, Instructor, 2003 - 2
005
Benedictine University, Undergraduate Business, Executive MBA, Master of Public
Health, Instructor, 1998 - 2006
University of St. Francis, Undergraduate Business, Master of Health Services Adm
inistration, 1999 - 2005
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
The Joint Commission, Oakbrook Terrace, IL
2005 - 2009
Payer and External Relations, Division of Business Development, Government and E
xternal Relations
Company liaison with health insurance community: Developed departmental payer re
lations function from the ground-up, including establishing contacts with indust
ry thought leaders. Expanded the purchaser relations function and served as lia
ison with Business Advisory Group.
KTG, Inc. Naperville, IL 1999 - 2005
Outsourced Marketing Director for Multiple Site Physician Clinics
* Served as outsourced marketing director at two multiple-site physician clinics
.
Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Chicago, IL 1987 - 1999
Project Manager and Senior Consultant
* Served as project manager for fee-for-service consulting projects with Blue Cr
oss Blue Shield Plans with emphasis on projects involving Medicare and managed c
are.
* Analyzed financial and utilization data and created benchmark reports system-w
ide for Blue Cross Blue Shield managed care products.
* Supported the Washington Office on Medicare and managed care legislative and r
egulatory activities. Served as staff to the Medicare Coverage Payment Technica
l Advisory Group.
KATHLEEN GORYL
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Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations Chicago, IL


Analyst and Senior Analyst Department of Standards & Survey Validation
* Analyzed hospital and ambulatory survey findings, compiled reports, made recom
mendations to the Accreditation Committee.
* Analyzed ambulatory care reports for a special project for the state of Ohio.

EDUCATION
Master of Business Administration, Loyola University of Chicago (Marketing)
Internship, St. Louis University (Clinical Dietetics)
Bachelor of Science, Southern Illinois University, Cum Laude (Clinical Dietetics
)
TRAINING
LEAN Six-Sigma Training 2009-2010
Six Sigma Project at Resurrection Hospital, Chicago, IL 2009
AWARDS
American Society for Quality - Judge for International Team Excellence Awards (2
008)
Expert Panel - Health Resources Services Administration, U.S. Department of Heal
th and Human Services (2008)
Who's Who publications
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
American College of Healthcare Executives, Fellow
Chicago Healthcare Executives Forum, Member
American Society for Quality, Member
COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP AND SERVICE
American Diabetes Association, Kankakee Chapter - Founding Board Member and Publ
icity Chairperson
Girl Scouts of America, DuPage County Council -Served on Nominating Committee