Stacie Elamparo has been an RN for over 23 years, specializing in mental health and substance abuse. For the past 19 years, she has been in case management leadership roles in both the hospital and managed care settings.
She is currently the Manager of Case Management at Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital and leads a team of over 40 staff in the Utilization Review, Appeals, and Social Services departments. Under Stacie’s leadership, the department received Sharp HealthCare’s prestigious Pillar Award for significantly reducing denied days, resulting in a $2.3 million increase in revenue. During her tenure at Aurora Behavioral Health and Sharp HealthCare, Optum awarded both facilities their Platinum status for best ranked scores in length of stay, readmission rates, and HEDIS follow-up.
Stacie also enjoys providing trainings to physicians, nurses, psychology interns, and social workers on documentation, medical necessity, and case management topics. Stacie is passionate about advocating for those struggling with mental health and substance abuse and desires to educate and inspire others to consider a career in these areas.