Iowa Chapter Board of Directors

2017-2018

 

 

 

President - Bill Coddington

As a Senior Analyst in the Strategic Analytics department at UnityPoint Health, Bill Coddington supports efforts to obtain actionable insight from population health analytics and ACO reporting. Bill holds a Bachelor of Arts in German from Middlebury College in Middlebury, VT and a Master of Health Administration from the University of Iowa College of Public Health in Iowa City, IA. Additionally Bill's experience includes conducting health economics research at CoOportunity Health, managing analysis and education efforts for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Physician Quality Reporting System, Hospital Quality Reporting, and EHR Meaningful Use programs while working at Edaptive Systems, and developing strategic plans and analyzing financial and clinical performance at Lurie Children's Hospital.

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Lorna Waggoner 

President Elect – Teresa Franklin

Teresa Franklin is a Assistant Director in Clinical Applications at University of Iowa Health Care in Iowa City, Iowa. UI Health Care is a fully integrated academic medical center that includes University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (UIHC), UI Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine and University of Iowa Physicians. Teresa has over 14 years of experience in the development and support of Healthcare Information Technology, she currently leads a team of developers/analysts in support of UIHC’s nursing and ancillary clinical documentation. Teresa earned her Bachelor of Arts in English Education from South Dakota State University and has achieved ITIL Foundation Certification in IT Service Management.

The UIHC has been recognized as a HIMSS Analytics Stage 7 facility of EMR Adoption in both the inpatient and ambulatory settings, a 2014 enterprise Davies Award winner and has achieved Hospitals & Health Networks' Most Wired Status annually since 2010. The UIHC was also recognized in 2015 by Forbes as one of America’s Best Employers and America’s #1 Health Care Employer


 
Tammy Flick 

Past President - Karmen Dillon 

Karmen Dillon is the Director of Clinical Applications at University of Iowa Health Care in Iowa City, Iowa. UI Health Care is a fully integrated academic medical center that includes University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (UIHC), UI Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine and University of Iowa Physicians. She has 24 years of information technology experience in the healthcare industry spanning clinical and administrative application implementations. As a Director in Clinical Applications, she capitalizes on her integration experience to design and implement improvements across roles and specialties, with a focus on streamlined clinical and ancillary service workflows in a dynamic healthcare environment.

The UIHC has been recognized as a HIMSS Analytics Stage 7 facility of EMR Adoption in both the inpatient and ambulatory settings, a 2014 enterprise Davies Award winner and has achieved Hospitals & Health Networks' Most Wired Status annually since 2010.

Karmen has earned a Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science from Simpson College, a Master of Business Administration from the University of Iowa and is a Certified Professional in Healthcare Information and Management Systems (CPHIMS).

 

 

Denise Grafft 

Secretary - Denise Grafft

Ms. Denise Grafft is an Assistant Director of Clinical Applications at University of Iowa Health Care in Iowa City, Iowa. UI Health Care is a fully integrated academic medical center that includes University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (UIHC), UI Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine and University of Iowa Physicians. She has 20 years of experience in the healthcare industry, involved in direct patient care nursing with experience in the Ambulatory Clinic and Hospital/ICU settings.  Throughout her career she has been actively involved in the implementation of EHRs, both in the role of a clinical manager and now in IT.  As an Assistant Director in Clinical Applications, she capitalizes on her clinical experience to design and implement workflows across roles and specialties, with a focus on staff cohesion and patient safety in a dynamic healthcare environment.

The UIHC has been recognized as a HIMSS Analytics Stage 7 facility of EMR Adoption in both the inpatient and ambulatory settings and achieved Hospitals & Health Networks' Most Wired Status annually since 2010. The University of Iowa is proud to be among the early adopters of the Iowa Health Information Network (IHIN).

Denise earned a Baccalaureate of Science, Nursing from Mount Mercy University and has achieved certification in FCCS (Fundamental Critical Care Support), been an ACLS certified instructor, participated in LEAN training workshops and is actively pursuing her MBA.


 
Mike Mullinix 

Treasurer - Nicholas Dreyer

Nicholas Dreyer is a Assistant Director of Clinical Applications at University of Iowa Health Care in Iowa City, Iowa.  UI Health Care is a fully integrated academic medical center that includes University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (UIHC), UI Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine and University of Iowa Physicians. Nick leads a team of developers/analysts in support of UI’s Laboratory Information Systems and has over 12 years of experience in the development and support of Healthcare Information Technology.

Nick earned his Bachelor of Arts in Management Information Systems from the University of Northern Iowa and is a Certified Professional in Healthcare Information and Management Systems (CPHIMS). He is currently pursuing a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Iowa.

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Director of Business Development and Vendor Relations (Sponsorship) - Steve Weimer 

Steve is a Territory Manager with Commvault and has over 20 years of Enterprise IT experience with 3+ years focused on the Healthcare market in Iowa and the Midwest.

Commvault enables healthcare organizations to intelligently manage clinical and enterprise data by providing a unified management approach making it easier to deal with the massive volumes of information, meet compliance requirements and deliver the best possible patient care.  Healthcare generates a significant amount of data in separate silos and knowing how best to collect, access and store that data is made even more complex by regulations and compliance guidelines.  Commvault’s software based solution brings all of this desperate data together enabling organizations to drive value out of data while lowering cost and risk. 

Steve holds a B.A. in Management Information Systems from the University of Iowa.

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Vice Sponsorship Chair - Douglas Johnson

Doug has over 20 years of business development and strategic sales experience within the Healthcare information technology marketplace while in the employment of IBM, Dell, and Avnet at a national level and –most recently—representing MoreDirect regionally as a Healthcare Account Executive.

MoreDirect, in cooperation with all major information technology partners, offers a wide range of products and services with over 500 technical certifications and a qualified team of expert engineers, software licensing specialists, and project managers to offer best-in-class solutions to healthcare customers. We deliver end-to-end vendor agnostic solutions across the entire IT lifecycle—from assessment, design, procurement, and installation to management and asset disposition. Focused on solving the complex business challenges of enterprise customers, MoreDirect is a one-stop source for a full range of IT products and services, including data center, networking, mobility, and software solutions.

Doug holds a BA in Psychology from the University of Minnesota-Duluth, Duluth, MN

Graduate work in Finance and Accounting from Columbia University, New York City, NY

10 x10 cortication in Medical Informatics, University of Illinois-Chicago, Chicago, IL


 
Manny Acheampong 

Membership/Outreach Chair - Joy Selleck

Joy Selleck is an accomplished professional with an exceptional blend of health information and systems management, project oversight, and computer systems implementation expertise. Her background demonstrates success in leading strategic planning, population health management risk management, quality control, and data analytics initiatives. She is well-versed in electronic records management practices, telemedicine (specifcally tele-psych) program implementation, protocols, and regulatory guidelines with proven experience leveraging technology to enhance operations.

Joy is the Information Systems and Data Analytics Manager with Mercy ACO. Throughout her career she has served as an Electronic health Records Specialist, EPIC HIM Credentialed Trainer and Health Information Management Supervisor. Most recently, Joy has served Iowa HiMSS as the immediate past president in 2016-2017 and Chapter President 2015-2016.  Additionally from 2016-2017, Joy served as the Midwest Vice-Chair of Advocacy for HiMSS North Amercia. 

She has served Iowa HiMSS as the VP-Program Chair 2012 to 2015 and the Vice Chair of Programs in 2011.  She has also served on committees for the Midwest Fall technology Conference and works with IaHIMA (Iowa Health Information Management Association) as the IAHIMA/IA HiMSS Liaison. Joy received her Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management and graduated with a certificate in Computer Information Systems from The College of St. Scholastica, Duluth, MN. Joy is currentyl attending The College of St. Scholastica to further her education by obtaining a joint master’s degree in Health Information Management and Information Technology Leadership.

 

 

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Scholarship Chair -  Molly Kuhn 

Molly Kuhn is an Informatics Specialist within the Clinical Applications Division at University of Iowa Health Care in Iowa City, Iowa.  UI Health Care is a fully integrated academic medical center that includes University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (UIHC), UI Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, and University of Iowa Physicians.  Molly has over 15 years of experience in the healthcare industry providing direct patient care as a nurse in ICU/inpatient care areas, supporting clinical EHR workflows, as well as analyzing/developing varying aspects of the EHR. 

The UIHC has been recognized as a HIMSS Analytics Stage 7 facility of EMR Adoption in the inpatient and ambulatory settings, a 2014 enterprise Davies Award winner, and achieved Hospitals & Health Networks’ Most Wired Status annually since 2010. 

Molly has earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Iowa, a Master of Science in Health Informatics from the University of Illinois-Chicago, and is Board Certified in Nursing Informatics. 

 

 

Bill Coddington 

Director of Marketing and Communications - Kristopher Marnin

Kris Marnin is Team Lead Application Developer of Clinical Applications at University of Iowa Health Care in Iowa City, Iowa. UI Health Care is a fully integrated academic medical center that includes University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (UIHC), UI Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine and University of Iowa Physicians. Kris has over 10 years of experience in the development and support of Healthcare Information Technology, he currently leads a team of developers/analysts in support of UIHC’s OR and procedure clinical documentation. Kris earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Management Information Systems from University of Iowa and has achieved ITIL Foundation Certification in IT Service Management.

The UIHC has been recognized as a HIMSS Analytics Stage 7 facility of EMR Adoption in both the inpatient and ambulatory settings, a 2014 enterprise Davies Award winner and has achieved Hospitals & Health Networks' Most Wired Status annually since 2010. The UIHC was also recognized in 2015 by Forbes as one of America’s Best Employers and America’s #1 Health Care Employer.

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Hollie Meyer 

Advocacy Liaison - Cody Zoss

Cody Zoss currently serves as Mercy Accountable Care Organization’s Compliance Coordinator and previously worked in home healthcare and hospice administration. He received his Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree in healthcare management from Drake University, and is currently pursuing a Master of Healthcare Innovation (MHI) degree from Arizona State University. Cody has volunteered as a regional director for an advocacy organization, where he effectively lobbied for legislation and secured cosponsorships from U.S. Senators. 

 

Susan Brown 

Health Information Exchange (HIE) Liaison - Susan Brown, MPH, CPHIMS

Susan Brown is Health IT Director for Telligen, a Population Health IT management company in West Des Moines, IA that combines clinical and technical expertise. In her role, Susan leads Iowa’s Health IT Regional Extension Center, which provides technical assistance to over 1,450 primary care providers and 84 critical access and rural hospitals on the meaningful use of certified EHRs. Susan also directs Telligen’s HIT Consulting division, focused on IT and clinical solutions for population health management. This role enables her to help set strategy solutions for the company.

Susan is on the State HIE Advisory Board through IDPH and Chairs the Privacy and Security Work Group. Prior to Telligen, Susan was a Project Manager for Kaiser Permanente Medical Group in northern California for Medical Group Operations. She holds a Masters degree in Health Services Administration from UCLA and an undergraduate Business degree.

   
Shirley Gusta 

Director of Programs - Shirley Gusta

Shirley Gusta is the Director of Business Intelligence at Genesis Health System, in Davenport, Iowa.  In this relatively new role, she has managed the transition of a team of analytical and statistical experts into the Business Intelligence Center team, with the mission  “To Improve the Quality and Availability of Essential Information”.    She has worked in Healthcare Information Technology for over 30 years, at Genesis, and most recently held the positions of IT Manager of Client Services and IT Manager of Application Services.  During her career, she has had responsibility for project management, numerous healthcare technology deployments, including EMR implementations within both the Acute and Ambulatory settings and managing the IT customer services teams toward service excellence.  At Genesis she serves as a member of the Executive Operations Council, the Leadership Development Institute Committee and represents Genesis on the UIHA Data Management Committee.  She has also been a member of the Iowa HIMSS Program Committee since 2012. 

Shirley received her BSN from Marycrest College, in Davenport Iowa and is pursuing her Masters in Information Technology Management, at St. Ambrose, University.   Shirley resides in Eldridge, Iowa with her husband Ron.

   

 

Vice Program Chair - Veronica Brattstrom 
Mrs. Brattstrom joined PSIC in 2010 as Senior Risk Management Consultant. Prior to joining PSIC, she was senior risk management specialist for ISMIE Mutual Insurance Company in Chicago, IL. Veronica has more than 10 years of experience providing risk management consulting services to healthcare professionals. Throughout her career, she has worked with individual physicians and large clinic groups providing personalized customer service enhancing risk management compliance among clinic administrators, office managers and physicians. Veronica, a skilled facilitator, has presented several risk management seminars covering malpractice topics pertinent to physicians and their staff.
 
A native of Chicago, IL, Veronica received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago, and her master’s degree from the University of Illinois at Champaign. Veronica received her CHTS-PW certification in 2012, which she actively uses to assist physician practices with electronic health records (EHR) workflow analysis.

 

Jacob Lantz 

Web Chair – K. Lucas Meyer

Lucas Meyer is a Student Intern of Clinical Applications at University of Iowa Health Care in Iowa City, Iowa. UI Health Care is a fully integrated academic medical center that includes University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (UIHC), UI Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine and University of Iowa Physicians. It has been recognized as a HIMSS Analytics Stage 7 inpatient and ambulatory facility and achieved Hospitals & Health Networks' Most Wired Status annually since 2010. Lucas works with Clinical Applications teams to support the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics in various aspects of Healthcare IT.

Lucas is pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Biomedical Engineering focused in Bio-imaging and Bioinformatics, a minor in Computer Science, with a planned graduation date of May 2018.

 
   
Delaney Boldman 

Social Media Chair - Tom Feldman

Tom Feldman is a Senior Application Developer in Clinical Applications at University of Iowa Health Care in Iowa City, Iowa. UI Health Care is a fully integrated academic medical center that includes University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (UIHC), UI Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine and University of Iowa Physicians. Tom has over 11 years of experience in the development and support of Healthcare Information Technology; he currently leads the development of the infection control documentation and reporting and also works with blood and clinical documentation. Tom earned his Bachelors of Science Degree in Computer Science from Western Illinois University.

The UIHC has been recognized as a HIMSS Analytics Stage 7 facility of EMR Adoption in both the inpatient and ambulatory settings, a 2014 enterprise Davies Award winner and has achieved Hospitals & Health Networks' Most Wired Status annually since 2010. The UIHC was also recognized in 2015 by Forbes as one of America’s Best Employers and America’s #1 Health Care Employer.