Irene Lustria received her undergraduate degree in healthcare administration and Master’s degree in business administration. Her professional career encompasses various divisions in multispecialty clinics, ambulatory surgery centers, and private oncology clinics.
Until recently, Irene was an RCM Consultant for Radiology Partners, the largest physician-owned radiology practice in the US, with approximately 1,500 radiologists across 26 states. Prior to Radiology Partners, Irene spent 13 years as Chief Operating Officer for California Cancer Associates for Research & Excellence (cCARE), a physician-owned oncology group. During her time at cCARE, the group grew from 7 doctors to 30 doctors, becoming one of the largest full-service private oncology practices in the state. Through her experience at cCARE, Irene brings to The Oncology Institute an extensive background in managing the complexities of oncology billing and collections. While at cCARE, Irene served on the Product Advisory Boards, playing a key role in developing analytical tools to support the needs of physician practices, specifically within the RCM process. Irene passionately believes in building a team on the foundation of trust, credibility, and accountability.