Andrea M. Hyatt, CASC
Andrea Hyatt has 30 years’ experience in the healthcare industry spending the past 22 years in the ambulatory surgery arena.
Andrea is currently the President of the Maryland Ambulatory Surgery Association, and has been a member of the Board of Directors for eight years. She serves on several workgroups for the Maryland Health Care Commission and has helped the Commission develop the state survey for ambulatory surgery centers. Currently, she is a member of the Commission’s Health Associated Infection Advisory Committee. Andrea has testified on several occasions before state legislators on behalf of MASA and lobbied on Capitol Hill for ASCA, the national organization representing the ambulatory surgery industry.
Don has been in health care administration for over 30 years. He began doing program evaluation at the University Of Maryland School Of Medicine and moved into positions as administrator of the Primary Care Internal Medicine Program, administrator of the Department of Biochemistry, and Administrative Director of the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program.
Following his career at the University of Maryland, Don spent several years as Vice President of Operations at Fallston General Hospital. Don left hospital administration to become administrator of orthopaedic surgery at the Johns Hopkins and for a private practice group. After ten years in orthopaedics, he secured his current position as CEO of Maryland Eye Associates, where he has been for almost 12 years. During that time, Don built the Maryland Eye Surgery Center in Prince Frederick Maryland, a single specialty, ophthalmology ASC. In 2005, he worked to develop the Annapolis Surgery Center which has grown from a single specialty ASC to a multispecialty facility performing pain management, orthopaedic surgery, general surgery, and ophthalmic surgery. Don serves as the CEO of Maryland Eye Associates, the Maryland Eye Surgery Center, and the Annapolis Surgery Center.
Don grew up in Maryland and earned his Bachelor’s degree from UMBC in Math and Psychology, a Master’s degree in Psychology from UMBC, and the Masters of Business Administration from UMCP.
Marjorie Blouin, CASC
Board Member MASA
Marjorie has been a registered nurse for the past 35 years. She has a Bachelor’s degree with concentrations in business and nursing from Shepherd College. During her first 13 years as a nurse, she worked in a variety of environments at major hospitals: ICU/ Open Heart and Neurosurgery at Georgetown University Hospital; Burn Trauma/ICU at the Medical University of South Carolina; the Emergency Department at Charleston County Hospital in SC; Stonewall Jackson Hospital in VA, and Shady Grove Adventist in MD. The last 22 years she has worked extensively in the ambulatory surgery field as a Director, Administrator, and Consultant. Currently Marjorie is administrator at the Maryland’s Surgeons Center in Columbia. She has been involved in legislative issues for ambulatory surgery centers, and has testified in front of both the House and Senate regarding these issues in Maryland. Marjorie has also been a surveyor for the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Inc. for the past 11 years surveying ASC’s throughout the United States.
Michael J. Dodd, MD
Board Member MASA
Name: Michael J. Dodd, M.D.
Dr. Dodd currently practices at the Maryland Eye Associates with locations in Prince Frederick, and
Shannon Ireland-Magro, RN, CASC
Shannon is the Administrator of the Physicians Surgery Center of Frederick, a freestanding, multi-specialty ASC in Frederick, Maryland. She is a graduate of George Mason School of Nursing acquiring her BSN, and is currently pursuing a Masters in Health Care Administration at St. Josephs College in Windham Maine. She has a background in ICU/CCU and perioperative services working in diverse hospitals throughout the country to include Maryland, Idaho, Texas and Massachusetts. She has been active in the ambulatory surgery setting in the state of Maryland for 22 years actively involved in Governance, QI/RM and Management process. Ms. Magro has strong knowledge and experience, in various settings, of organizational compliance, startup ventures and acquisition process for CON in the state of Maryland. As a native of Maryland she has a passion for assuring the availability and sustainability of the ASC industry in the state as an efficient, available and cost effective option for the population served. She holds the belief that education of others, and involvement in the process the work that MASA completes will result in legislative decisions that will assist in keeping ASC’s strong in Maryland well into the future.
Dr. Vincent E. DiFabio
Dr. Vincent E. DiFabio has been practicing the full scope of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery in Frederick, Maryland and teaching Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery part time at the University of Maryland Dental School and University of Maryland Hospital since 1982. He opened the Frederick Ambulatory Surgical Facility in 1995 and has been associated with the Physicians Surgery Center of Frederick since 2010. He is active in local and national politics. He was recently honored at the American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon's Annual Meeting in September 2011 with the Political Activist of the Year Award.
Jennifer Collins, CMOM, CASC
Jennifer Collins has served as the Administrator at Parkway Surgery Center, a spine and pain center located in Hagerstown, Maryland, for over 8 years. She is also currently serving as the interim Administrator for Parkway Neuroscience and Spine Institute also located in Hagerstown, Maryland.
She is CASC certified as well as CMOM certified (Certified Medical Office Manager.) Prior to working for Parkway Surgery Center, she worked in healthcare management roles in several
surgical, specialty, and primary care centers for more than 30 years.
She has written several articles for Out-Patient Surgery Magazine over the past six years and has participated in ASCA National Studies and focus groups.
She has been listed in the past as one of the “Top 100 Administrators to Know” by Becker’s.
Robert Eisenberg, R.N., CASC
Robert graduated from St. Mary’s College of Maryland in 1990 with a degree in Economics. He received BSN from Johns Hopkins University in 1994 and an MBA from Loyola University Maryland in 2008. Robert spent several years as a bedside nurse in critical care. Robert was the Chief Operations Officer for a regional medical staffing company from 1997 until 2007. He entered the ASC arena in 2007 as Clinical Administrator of a multi-specialty private surgery center located in Annapolis, MD. He then joined an ortho/spine/pain management surgery center in 2011 as Administrator. Robert served on the Board of the Maryland Nurses Association for almost 5 years as Treasurer. He is currently a member of AORN, ASCA and APIC.
Rose Lambie, R.N., M.Ed., CNOR
Rose Lambie is the administrator of the SurgiCenter of Baltimore, a free-standing, multi-specialty ASC in Owings Mills, Maryland. A graduate of Church Home & Hospital School of Nursing, Ms. Lambie received her BSN from the College of Notre Dame of Maryland, and her Masters degree in Education from Loyola University in Maryland. Additionally, she is certified in Operating Room Nursing (CNOR) as well as, being a surveyor for the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Healthcare (AAAHC). Rose has been a perioperative nurse for 39 years which includes 35 years of leadership experience.
Capital Consultants of Maryland
212 Duke of Glouchester Street
Annapolis, MD 21401
Maryland Ambulatory Surgery Association
PO Box 5859
Pikesville, MD 21282
Attention: Andrea M. Hyatt, CASC