At RMA we continue to be committed to serving the cancer community by providing supportive care to improve quality of life and encourage long term survival for each patient we serve in a comfortable, and professional environment.
Arnold Able: CEO
Arnold M. Able is a native of South Carolina and graduated with high honors from Clemson University in South Carolina where he completed both his B.S and M.S. in Physics (1978). He relocated to Maryland in 1979 to begin a career in Medical Physics. After successfully attaining ABR certification in Radiological Physics in 1985, he furthered his post-graduate education taking courses in the Physics Department at University of Maryland in College Park. Mr. Able is currently a member of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) and the Health Physics Society (HPS), and, at various stages in his career, been a member of (or recognized by) organizations such as the American Society of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ASTRO), Society of Nuclear Medicine (SNM), Society of Physics Students (SPS), Sigma Pi Sigma (Physics Honor Society) and the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society. Currently, Mr. Able is the President of Associates in Medical Physics (AMP) and Director of Physics and Technical Services for Radiation Management Associates of Silver Spring, MD - an organization dedicated to the operation and management of radiation oncology facilities. His activities include the development of Radiation Oncology programs and the technical direction to multiple facilities in medical physics. His career has spanned more than two decades in the greater Baltimore-Washington area as well as the surrounding tri-state region. In addition to the radiation oncology activities, Mr. Able is active in the Diagnostic Radiology and Health Physics fields. He derives satisfaction from the development of new individuals in the field of Medical Physics and Dosimetry. Mr. Able is interested in the elevation of the stature of the Medical Physicist within the health care facilities of the Mid-Atlantic region, particularly in the field of diagnostic imaging.
Karen Colandreo: COO
Karen has worked in the healthcare industry for over 35 years. She started her career as a Radiation Therapist and worked as a Dosimetrist in the early years of her career. With a focus on Program development Karen was recruited by local leaders in healthcare including Maryland and Virginia to establish new Programs to include planning, development, and implementation of new out-patient services. In her role as COO for AMP/RMA she continues to use her organizational skills to monitor operations, assist in implementation of new business ventures, and to maintain the resilience of AMP/RMA in a rapidly changing environment. Karen has an undergraduate degree in Business Management, and Master of Healthcare Administration and Informatics. She continues to manage multiple client and employee needs with minimal interruption to clinical workflow. Karen has been key in establishing ACR accreditation for AMP/RMA clients. She is a member of Association of Community Cancer Centers (ACCC), Health Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS).
Jeanine Coleman: Administrator
Jeanine Marie Coleman began her business career as an in-house temp for ManorCare Health Services corporate headquarters in Gaithersburg, MD. After temping in the human resource, accounts payable and accounts receivable department she obtained a full-time permanent secretarial position in the risk management department. Following her employment at ManorCare she worked for Mid-Atlantic Radiation Physics, LLC where she assumed the role of assistant office manager for 5 years. In 2003, she accepted a position as administrative assistant to Arnold Able, then President of AMP. Since 2003 her titles have continued to evolve from administrative assistant, to administrator, to currently finance administrator. She obtained an MBA with a concentration in Information Systems from Strayer University in July 2017.
Sonia Fischer: CIO
Sonia has over 20 years of experience in health care information systems management. She holds an undergraduate degree in Information Systems Management, a Master of Healthcare Administration, and a Master of Business Administration. She acted in a key role in facilitating the development and certification of an electronic health record (EHR) for radiation oncology in order to meet standards set by both ACR and CMS with minimal interruption to clinical workflow. As CIO at AMP/RMA, she ensures continuity and quality of care for patients at various locations through management of several interconnected software systems. She balances maintaining continuous uptime while protecting patient health information in her role of HIPAA Security Officer. Sonia is an active member of the Health Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) where she has participates in several committees and workgroups focusing on disaster recovery, cybersecurity and reimbursement programs affecting health care entities of various sizes.