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Eric Whitrock, President

Eric founded MBR in 1996. Since then, MBR has managed revenue cycle recovery and support solutions for more than 350 hospitals and clinics, nationwide. Clients include the largest healthcare companies in the world and the smallest rural providers. He designed AudiMed™, the charge auditing software for the City and County of Denver Department of Health and Hospitals. He also designed the AnswerData™ suite of software for healthcare revenue cycle management and strategic claims management. Eric co-developed MBR’s Business Office Extension (BOE) solution, a HIPAA and SOC-compliant patient accounts processing facility that supports hospital and clinical business offices with backup support in billing, A/R management, and special projects within the revenue cycle continuum. The BOE operates in real-time with existing patient accounting and EHR systems. Eric is an HFMA Follmer Award recipient for his service as Committee Chair in Public Relations.

 

Bruce O. Savnik, Executive Vice President

Bruce has over 35 years of corporate management experience. Since 1996 he has served as MBR’s Executive Vice President. Bruce was instrumental in co-developing MBR’s BOE. Prior to that, he served eight years as Director of Real Estate for HCA – Rose Healthcare System working primarily with physician practice and clinical facilities. In addition to his duties as corporate Officer, he directs MBR’s corporate communications and operations. Before entering healthcare, Bruce was General Manager for the Edward J. DeBartolo Corporation in the commercial real estate industry. Bruce is a former minority owner of the Cleveland Indians Baseball Company, Inc. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Baldwin-Wallace College with a double major in Business and Fine Arts.

 

Robin Linker, MBR Advisory Board, Partner

Robin Linker, CHCA, CHCAS, CPC-I, CPC, COC (CPC-H), CPC-P, MCS-P, CHC is a leading expert in health care coding, auditing, education and documentation nationwide. She is the Executive Director of Operations for the Association of Health Care Auditors and Educators and CEO of Robin Linker & Associates, a nationally known healthcare consulting firm in Colorado. With over 30 years in healthcare, she provides consulting, auditing, research and education in most areas of practice management, compliance and correct coding for teaching institutions and other large facilities to small group or single physician practices. She is certified in both physician and facility coding through the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) and is dually certified in medical compliance, including the Health Care Compliance Association. Robin is called upon frequently to lecture and author publications and articles to various organizations on documentation, coding compliance and healthcare regulatory issues. She is a former member of the Provider Outreach and Education Advisory Group (POE-AG) for TrailBlazers and CMS and is a former Director of Education and Technical Development for the American Academy of Professional Coders and has contributed in the technical and developing process to many of the national certification and specialty exams. She is the co-author and presenter of the American Medical Associations ICD-10-CM Training Workshops and annual CPT Updates Workshops. She is co-author of the college curriculum, Understanding Medical Coding: A Comprehensive Guide, currently in its 4th edition.