Nominees for the 2017-2018 Iowa HIMSS Chapter Board

 

Board of Directors Roles and Descriptions

 

Nominees for Board of Directors Iowa HIMSS Chapter

 

Bill Coddington

 

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.

 

 

 

Teresa Franklin

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.

 

  

Nicholas Dreyer

Treasurer - Nick Dreyer

Nicholas Dreyer is an 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. 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.

 

  

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.

  
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.

 

  

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.

 

 

  

Sponsorship Chair - Steve Wiemer

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.

 

 

 

 

Marketing and Communications Chair - 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.

 

 

 

 

Program Chair 

Program Chair is still open for those who would be interested. Please contact our Chapter President, Karmen Dillon, at iowa.president@himsschaper.org if you would like to run to be a part of the HiMSS Iowa Chapter Board.

 

 

 

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.

 

 

 

HIE Liaison – Susan Brown

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.

 

  

Teresa Franklin

Member Advancement/Student Liaison - 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. 

 

  

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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.


 

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Social Media Chair -  Ambrish Sharma

Ambrish Sharma is currently working as a Community Health Specialist with Access Community Health Network in the greater Chicago area. ACCESS provides a continuum of care model that connects patients to health care resources both within and beyond the walls of 36 federally-qualified health centers (FQHCs). The organization is the largest provider of primary care for Medicaid beneficiaries in Illinois and provides more primary care annually than the Cook County Health System.

Ambrish has earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Wisconsin. He finished three years of medicine from St. Matthew’s University School of Medicine, Grand Cayman. Ambrish will be graduating from his Master’s in Health Informatics from the University of Illinois at Chicago in August 2017, as well as, his Master’s in Health Administration from Saint Joseph’s College of Maine. He is passionate about healthcare IT and plans to pursue a career in the same upon graduation.