Barbara B. Citarella, RN, BSN, MS, CHCE, NHDP-BC
President and CEO
Barbara Citarella is the founder of RBC Limited Healthcare and Management Consultants. Barbara and her team of expert consultants have made the company a national leader in the home care, hospice and outpatient health care industry. She has been instrumental in developing national and state partnerships for the company.
With over 25 years of experience, Barbara is internationally known for her expertise in the areas of infection control, leadership and disaster preparedness. As the only recognized expert in the area of home care and hospice disaster planning, she provides education not only to home care and hospice industry but to law enforcement, government agencies, health care providers, private sector, first responders, national and state associations. Barbara was part of the Department of Homeland Security’s committee to rewrite the National Response Plan document and the DHS Disaster Preparedness Guidelines for people with special needs.
In addition to her Disaster Planning experience, Ms. Citarella has been instrumental in OASIS training nationwide since 1997. She was the first to incorporate inter-rater reliability testing in the education process for the OASIS tool. She has done research on the preliminary cost of OASIS to the home care industry and presented such findings to United States Congressional members. RBC Limited’s clientele remain in the top 20% of the industry for quality initiatives.
She is an internationally known speaker and has presented well over 500 keynote addresses and workshops.
Patricia (Trish) W. Tulloch, RN, BSN, MSN, HCS-D, AHIMA Approved ICD-10-CM Trainer
Trish Tulloch is the senior consultant for RBC Limited. She is a seasoned clinician and a certified coder with more than 30 years in healthcare industry, including twelve years in home health management and more than thirteen years in health care consulting. Her diverse experience includes leadership roles in both home health and hospice. She currently consults with multiple health care organizations, systems, and agencies to meet regulatory and accrediting standards.
Trish is credentialed from the Board of Advanced Medical Coding and is a nationally recognized speaker who provides both clinical and administrative expertise to agencies across the country. She has received rave reviews from conference attendees and is a frequent presenter sponsored by professional, state and national organizations. Trish has presented on education topics that include clinical and management best practices, OASIS-C and ICD-10-CM Coding, outcome achievement, legal documentation, survey and certification issues, and quality improvement initiatives. She is often interviewed and quoted as an authority on OASIS and PPS.
She is responsible for the oversight of RBC Limited’s Health Care Division.
RBC Limited has a team of professional consultants across the country with a wide variety of experience to meet the needs of our clients.
The utilization of top quality professionals assists RBC Limited in maintaining our philosophy: “Top notch customer service with expert attention to quality and detail.” Our consultants have lived your experiences and walked in your shoes. This is what makes us the top consulting company specializing in operational issues. RBC can help you bridge the clinical gap and provide real world solutions with successful outcomes.