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Portier & Associates, LLC
Speaker Bio

Wendy Portier has over 30 years of experience in healthcare including: Clinical Research Compliance, Clinical Research, Corporate Health Care Compliance, Managed Care, Care Management, Quality, and Critical Care Nursing. Having worked on the provider, researcher, payer and sponsor sides, Wendy has a unique perspective, extensive knowledge and real-world experience regarding clinical research compliance and operations, including:  assessing sites including due diligence assessments; implementing process improvements; leading government inspections & responses; auditing and monitoring; implementing compliance programs; and improving the research billing revenue cycle – from coverage analysis, budgets, contracts, authorizations, claims review to denials & appeals management. Wendy also has a special interest in training, improving processes with best practices and assisting organizations with writing policies and procedures in a simplified manner.


Wendy is currently an independent consultant in research compliance and operations. Previously, Wendy was the Medical Management Director at a health insurance cooperative start-up and served as a consultant with a major consulting firm and contract research organization. Prior to that, Wendy served as a Corporate Compliance Officer, Chief Research Compliance Officer and Clinical Research Coordinator at a major academic medical center.


Wendy holds a Master of Science in Nursing in Clinical Research Management from Duke University and completed the Health Care Corporate Compliance - Post Graduate Certificate Program at George Washington University. She also holds several healthcare related certifications and has lectured locally, nationally and internationally on various topics related to clinical research operations and compliance; health care auditing; research billing; and health care compliance.