About Us

Meet Healthcare Consultant Michele Rutledge

Michele Rutledge RN, BSN, MN is the founder of Innovative Consulting Services and brings a long history of experience helping home care and hospice agencies achieve the highest level of success. Michele has worked in homecare and hospice for over 25 years and has over 20 years of healthcare management experience. Her senior management positions include Administrator, Director of Clinical Services, Director of Quality Management and Utilization Review. She has also served in multiple leadership roles throughout her career in Colorado, as well as a national organization in California.

Michele’s hands-on and personalized approach offers clients unparalleled collaboration and support. She has been an integral part in the success of home care and hospice agencies across the country through their initial survey process. Michele assists with the following:

  • Survey Preparation
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Documentation
  • Policy Review
  • Quality Management and Performance Improvement

As a certified Accreditation Commission for Healthcare (ACHC) consultant, Michele performs Medicare surveys for accreditation and deemed status. She has extensive knowledge of federal regulatory requirements and continually keeps up-to-date on changes in Medicare and challenges in the home health/hospice industry.

Michele’s industry experience and depth of knowledge has helped her many clients navigate through the challenges of obtaining and maintaining compliance. Contact ICS and learn more about how we can help your agency.