Meet Your Distinguished Faculty:
Elaine K. Jeter, M.D.
Elaine K. Jeter, M.D., is the Palmetto GBA J11 Medical Director. She received a bachelor of science degree from the State University of New York at Genesee in biology/marine science and an MS in biology from theUniversity ofSouth Carolina. Dr. Jeter received her MD from Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC), and completed a five-year residency in anatomical and clinical pathology. She has AP/CP boards from theAmericanCollege of Pathology, and specialty boards in blood-banking/transfusion medicine. Dr. Jeter was on the faculty at MUSC in pathology and in the private practice of pathology for many years prior to joining Palmetto GBA.
Mike Barlow is Vice President of Jurisdiction 1 A/B MAC Operations at Palmetto GBA, LLC where he leads large-scale Medicare operations in offices in South Carolina, Ohio and Georgia. Mr. Barlow has oversight responsibility for activities that involve provider enrollment analysts, nurse reviewers (RNs), claims processors, customer service representatives, document control technicians, ombudsmen/provider education consultants, business analysts, project specialists and other support personnel. Mr. Barlow graduated with a bachelor of science degree from theUniversity ofSouthern Mississippi.
Robert L. Michel
Robert L. Michel (Moderator), is Editor-In-Chief of The Dark Report and DarkDaily.com. Both are respected sources of business intelligence for laboratory CEOs and pathologists. He is considered one of the profession’s leading commentators on issues involving clinical laboratory management and operations, as well as strategic trends in the lab testing industry.