Linda Pilla is an expert in aligning enterprise risk and compliance standards with operational best practices to achieve management objectives. She has over 20 years of increasingly responsible roles in the non-profit, academic, and for profit sectors across the continuum of acute and post-acute providers.
Linda has led her clients through some of their most difficult regulatory and compliance challenges, and is particularly skilled in the areas of risk assessment, risk mitigation, and program development strategy. She has proven successes in responding to matters that may negatively impact an organization, and collaborating with stakeholders on compliance and risk issues affecting organizational initiatives. Linda is a versatile professional who serves an experienced compliance and risk advisor, resource and liaison for her clients.
Linda most recently served as a Chief Compliance Officer (CCO) to a global home health care and hospice organization. In her role she was responsible for the design, development, implementation and oversight of enterprise risk, audit and compliance programs including culture change, program analysis, Board development, strategic planning and work process design. She routinely provided compliance and regulatory advice and direction to leadership which included eight specialty practices with over 25,000 nursing and ancillary support staff in over 300 offices. This included multiple hospital joint venture, pharmacy and primary care practice entities, non-profit groups, and global joint ventures.
Prior to serving as the CCO, Linda provided consulting and leadership guidance to companies seeking to improve operations and regulatory compliance. She actively managed corporate integrity agreement negotiation and implementation, IRO oversight, compliance program development and implementation, privacy and security assessments, hospital / practice plan integration strategies, contract negotiations, credentialing and provider matters, and claims and litigation management to major clients including large academic centers, multi-system hospitals, home health care organizations, pharmacy providers, skilled nursing facilities, insurance companies, medical practices, radiology, psychiatric providers and ambulance companies. Linda’s experience also includes roles as Chief Risk Officer of a nationally recognized pediatric health system, and VP & Corporate Responsibility Officer of one of the largest entities of a national health system.
Linda is a frequent speaker regarding the regulatory issues that companies face in the frequently changing government landscape.