As a graduate of Walsh University, Dee has been involved in the healthcare industry for over 25 years. Dee has held positions as Chief Nursing Officer, Director of Reimbursement, Director of Nursing, Corporate and Regional Nurse Consultant, Clinical Turn-Around Specialist/Crisis Management Consultant on a national level as well as, is President of DR Kostolich and Associates LLC.

Dee has a clear vision, with practical hands-on approach to achieve outstanding results in the clinical arena. She has a proven track record of improving, creating working clinical systems, reimbursement and quality to long-term care facilities.

She actively serves on the Ohio Healthcare Association’s Council of Nurses, Facility Standards, Regulatory and Educational Committees, Convention Committee, Quality Commission, and Billing Subcommittee. She is a highly respected speaker and educator that is recognized in “Who’s – Who” amongst Professional Nursing Leaders. Her healthcare expertise includes but not limited to the following specialties: Medicare/Medicaid Compliance Reviews, Pre and Post Survey Compliance, RAC Readiness Reviews, re-engineering of clinical systems, Case-Mix reimbursement management, and is also a Partner with PointClickCare. She is a member of the American Association of Nurse Assessment Coordinators, Ohio Healthcare Association and National Association of Sub-Acute/Post-Acute Care Providers