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Welcome to the Team: Barry Archer

Barry Archer

Engineering Manager

Barry Archer is the Engineering Manager at Stratasan. In this role, Barry ensures the development team works at maximum efficiency and has clear goals on what needs to be accomplished. A native Nashvillian, he has more than 20 years of experience leading and growing IT teams. After exiting the Army, Barry spent years as a project manager, development manager, director of software development and director of IT.

Barry and his wife Michelle have been married for 27 years, have a daughter, Sydney, and a new puppy named Jack. When he’s not at work, Barry enjoys being outside and spending time with his family.

Welcome to the team, Barry!

Welcome to the Team: Michael Clark

Michael Clark

Software Engineer

Michael Clark is a Software Engineer at Stratasan. In this position, Michael builds and maintains tools and services for the Stratasan platform. Before joining Stratasan, Michael worked for Ernst & Young as a software developer. Michael earned two associates degrees from Volunteer State Community College in fine arts and liberal arts. He attended the Nashville Software School’s full-stack development bootcamp and is now a part-time teaching assistant for the school.

Born in Massachusetts, he’s lived in Nashville for most of his life. Michael likes staying up-to-date on current tech trends, providing mentorship for those breaking into the tech industry, and building mobile apps and IoT projects. A maker at heart, he’s constantly building something and enjoys art, hiking, volunteering, and gardening.

Welcome to the team, Michael!

Welcome to the Team: Kirren Covey

Kirren Covey

Back-End Web Developer

Kirren Covey is a Back-End Web Developer at Stratasan. In this position, Kirren builds and maintains tools and services for Stratasan products. Prior to joining Stratasan, she worked as a full-stack web developer at Paradigm Environmental, where she collaborated with hydrologic engineers to build applications to aid municipalities in the planning, implementation, and tracking of stormwater management projects. Before that, Kirren was a zookeeper at the Nashville Zoo for six years, specializing in hoofed mammals.

Kirren earned a bachelor’s of science in biology from Central Washington University and completed Nashville Software School’s full-stack web development course. Originally from central Washington State, she has lived in Nashville for seven years. When not working Kirren loves to read, bake, and spend time with her husband, two dogs, two cats, five goats, and cow. She is also a volunteer at the Nashville Zoo and an active member of the Nashville chapter of AAZK (American Association of Zookeepers), which organizes a number of conservation fundraisers each year.

Welcome to the team, Kirren!

Welcome to the Team: Cody Fletcher

Cody Fletcher

Senior Software Engineer & Developer Advocate

Cody Fletcher is a Senior Software Engineer & Developer Advocate at Stratasan. In this position, Cody focuses on maximizing the amount of valuable working software that Stratasan delivers, both internally and externally. Whether he is writing code, introducing technical practices, or advocating for developers, his focus is on the continuous improvement of our development team and our technology.

Based in Orange County, CA, Cody has a deep background in software development. His career has spanned numerous roles, responsibilities, and technologies, including technical trainer, Agile coach, mobile app development, web development, console video games, relational and NoSQL databases, cloud architecture, UI/UX, product ownership, VP of Technology, business owner, and servant leader.

Welcome to the team, Cody!

 

Congratulations, Haley Attridge!

Director, HR and Administration

Congratulations to Haley Attridge on her recent promotion to Director, HR and Administration!

In this position, Haley creates processes and procedures for the company in the areas of Human Resources and Data Compliance.

Due to her ongoing pursuit of HR excellence, including PHR Certification and her tireless efforts to help clients (both internal and external), Haley Attridge is being promoted to Director, HR and Administration. Congratulations to Haley!!! We appreciate your hard work and determination in everything you do!!!” – Daniel Foreman, SVP of HR and Administration

Haley has applied her long history of work within the insurance and recruiting markets to streamline processes and encourage growth at Stratasan. Haley was born and raised in Nashville and earned a degree in Psychology from Belmont University. In her free time, she enjoys exploring the growing Nashville restaurant scene and getting outdoors with her two rambunctious children, Riley and Seamus.

Congratulations, Haley!

APCD Encounter ID Methodology Enhancements

Often times, there is a series of claims for the same inpatient stay, which vary across multiple care settings (Emergency Room->IP Admission -> others –>Continued IP stay). Instead of only generating a single encounter activity to the inpatient facility, these different activities were often generating a claim and an encounter.

This methodology has been enhanced to allow for closer alignment with how these encounters are grouped based on our knowledge with the state data.

Contact your Customer Success Manager for more information.

APCD 837 ER Claims: Care Settings Updated Based on Revenue Codes

There are observed claims which have an ER revenue code on the claim, but which have a point of sale or type of bill code that is assigned a “Hospital Outpatient” care setting.

These ER Revenue codes are: 0450, 0451, 0452, 0456, 0459, 0981.

This is the standard set of revenue codes used throughout state data sets when setting the ‘ER Flag’. The care setting that comes on the claim will be overwritten to Emergency Room Hospital, along with the corresponding care setting code of 23.

Contact your Customer Success Manager for more information.

 

Welcome to the Team: Chad Upjohn

Chad Upjohn

Data Engineer

Chad Upjohn is a Data Engineer at Stratasan. In this position, he creates and manages automated ETL pipelines in support of Stratasan’s goal to make data valuable and accessible to its customers. Chad brings four years of experience with a number of data engineering tools to this position, from his previous work as a data engineer.

A Nashvillian since 2002, he can remember getting lost on his way to Yazoo Brewery in the Marathon building, not having Waze to guide him through the empty space north of Broadway. In his free time, Chad enjoys watching Manchester City of the English soccer league and says that he’s grateful to Sheikh Mansour for “the money to deliver many wins.”

Welcome to the team, Chad!

Congratulations, Quinn Robinson!

Sales Analyst

Congratulations to Quinn Robinson on his recent promotion to Sales Analyst!

In this position, Quinn works with all members of the sales team on deal follow-up, assists on sales calls and demos as needed, manages the RFP process and contract term sheets, and fields general support requests from the sales team.

“The Stratasan sales team is lucky to have been joined by Quinn. He’s detailed and process-focused, and he’s already helping us improve the way we tell our story. We can’t wait to see all he accomplishes on our team. ” – Megan Reeves, Senior Director, Strategic Partnerships

Born and raised in Nashville, Quinn is a recent graduate of The Pontifical College Josephinum where he earned a BA in Philosophy. The fourth child in a family of six, Quinn has always been a motivated self-starter, having run a neighborhood lawn business since the 6th grade. He enjoys health and fitness, being with his family, trail running at Percy Warner Park, and plans to one day live in Northwest Montana near Glacier National Park. He also has a great appreciation for a good book, deep conversation, and his Catholic Faith.

Congratulations, Quinn!