Website Planning

sites diagram

My original domain was not complicated. It was going to be a simple WordPress website. One place to house everything. Then everything changed. I decided I needed a place to write tutorials, another to work on a hand coded site and a third area to explore other hand coding adventures….

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Life Cycle of a Provider

life of a provider

Please keep in mind this was one of many drafts I did for the process but it serves well to show the level of detail I put into my writing. It is now an old procedure and has no HIPPA violations as Minnie Mouse, Mickey Mouse House and Acme are…

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LinkedIn Articles

Procedure Mailing

Unofficial Titles Does your workplace have a fun faux-policy of giving unofficial titles. Yeah, we all have “job titles” but I’m talking the fun ones. My Personality Needs to Show I have decided I am tired of the generic boring resumes and after looking at my skills and experience 60+…

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XML Resume

xml screenshot

I plan to edit and add to this XML resume in the coming days and weeks, for now this is a nice skeleton hand developed and coded. <?xml version=”1.0 encoding=”UTF-8″ ? >   <name>Sue Darby</name> <phone>907-707-5654</phone> <email>[email protected]</email> <website>www.sue-a-darby.com</website> <linkedin>www.linkedin.com/in/suedarby</linkedin>   <titles>Technical Writer, software Documentation, Software Support</titles>   <summary>Sue is a…

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Archiving Categories

archives guide

At the start of my time with the State of Alaska I was a Administrative Clerk. As a clerk I was placed in charge of archiving old files to make space for current files. This was a monumental task that had not been tackled in several years so there were…

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Planners

planners

I love planning things and tracking things and so over time I’ve had fun creating my own systems for tracking and planning a variety of lists and projects. Some are purely fun like the “Miracles” note pad and others are incredibly useful like the daily and weekly planners or the…

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Publications

Published Bo Peep

Published books, articles and patterns. <p style=”text-align: center;”><b><a href=”http://suestinycostumes.com/portfolio/pattern-drafting-for-miniatures/” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>Pattern Drafting for Miniatures</a> ~ <a href=”https://lccn.loc.gov/2004540327″ target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>Library of Congress Copy Right</a></b></p><p style=”text-align: center;”><a href=”http://suestinycostumes.com/portfolio/pattern-making-for-dolls/” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”><b>Pattern Making for Dolls</b></a></p><p style=”text-align: center;”><b>International Doll Magazine</b></p> <img width=”230″ height=”300″ src=”http://www.sue-a-darby.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/CCI07142018-1-230×300.jpg” alt=”” srcset=”https://i2.wp.com/www.sue-a-darby.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/CCI07142018-1.jpg?resize=230%2C300 230w, https://i2.wp.com/www.sue-a-darby.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/CCI07142018-1.jpg?resize=115%2C150 115w, https://i2.wp.com/www.sue-a-darby.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/CCI07142018-1.jpg?w=786 786w” sizes=”(max-width: 230px) 100vw,…

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UMLs

sample Recertificaiton Process

Some of these are MindMaps and others are UMLs. I discovered Mind Maps first and then was trained at work for creating UML or Universal Modeling Language “mind maps”. I LOVE creating both and this is only a very tiny portion of the mind maps and UMLs I’ve done! <figure><img…

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Certification Checklist

new checklist 2017

The checklist started as a reviewer’s tool to help track all the basic items needed for an application. From a general Word document to a show and hide system in Excel to the automated system developed in 2014 by a colleague. When he retired a year later I was tasked with the…

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M4 (Mass Mail Merge Macro)

Visual Basic code

This was an incredibly complex project I was asked to help with initially and it became my “baby” after a while. The whole purpose of the project was to track the results of on site reviews for Medicaid compliance. The project had completed a Survey Monkey survey and was struggling…

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Process Improvements

Adobe Screenshot

In 2011 my employer lost a legal case based on a simple reason: the documents were not date stamped. I remembered a couple years before dropping off paperwork and the office had a machine that my packet had gone on to, zipped through and out of curiosity I asked the…

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Compliance Checklist

Provider List 2013 for Portfolio

In the spring of 2017 I was asked to take on extra duties to support the compliance side of the unit more and the first thing I was tasked with was combining a cumbersome set of tools into something more cohesive and easier to manage. Being an Excel fan when…

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SharePoint

life of a provider

Created an interim data tracking system using SharePoint to measure the time frames for processing applications. The in-house database did not have this function. I trained co-workers in use of various views and troubleshoot system as necessary as site admin. Team efficacy improvement 74%. System is used for generating reports on…

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Habilitation Providers

SharePoint Screenshot

The State has several types of providers who were previously “invisible” to management statistically. We knew they exist but really did not know exactly who they were or where the clients were. Frequently, the clients served were placed in a wrong environment and all sorts of havoc would happen when…

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Achievement – The Provider Search Tool

archives guide

I discovered that a public search tool was broken due to recent regulation changes and database updates. It is a crucial tool for clients to use to find providers of services and our providers use to market or find other providers to help clients as well.I was tasked with building…

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Cost Savings Records Requests

SWOT

The State of Alaska or any government, is really inefficient at saving money. At the start of my state service one of the first things I had to do was a Records Request for the Department of Law. This included gathering a decade of hard copy file folders, and manually…

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Search Tool Business Document 7-2013

Provider List 2013 for Portfolio

When we had a change of regulations in 2013, that prompted a big change in our database, which in turn broke a few things including a web based interactive search tool. This was the business document I was asked to develop upon my discovery of the broken tool. It not…

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