Regulatory and Compliance Consultant 

Carol Hiatt is a Registered Nurse, Certified Operating Room Nurse, Licensed Healthcare Risk Manager and Certified Surgery Center Administrator.

Carol has been employed in the health care industry for over 30 years and in ASC industry leadership as nurse since 1990.   Her experience includes over 17 years as a full-time ASC Nurse Administrator and 25 years as a Licensed Health Care Risk Manager in the ambulatory surgical setting. Since 2007 she has worked as an Independent consultant providing accreditation, Medicare, Infection Control, and state regulatory compliance guidance and readiness assessments for surgery centers as well as office based and ambulatory settings of all types. Her specialties include spine, orthopedics, gastroenterology, gyn-oncology, and ophthalmology.

Carol received her BSN at The University of Central Florida. She has been a part-time accreditation surveyor for AAAHC since 2008 and served on the Standards and Survey Procedures Committee for AAAHC for four years from 2011 – 2015.