July 29, 2020
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM CT
Innovation brought on by COVID
1.5 – Evolving Topics/Other HIIM Relevant Topics
Angela Rose, MHA, RHIA, CHPS
Angela Dinh Rose provides her professional expertise toward developing AHIMA products and services aimed at advancing the art and science of health information management (HIM) practices. She specifically focuses on overall privacy and security trends and practices within the industry. She is also responsible for ongoing development in the areas of general HIM operations and EHR management including selection and implementation.
Prior to joining AHIMA, Rose was employed as an HIM consultant where she traveled nationwide to assist in many HIM functions, from abstracting to electronic health record (EHR) solutions to interim management from client site to client site. This included creating and implementing policies and procedures, analyzing and improving workflow, and maintaining day-to-day operations.
She also serves as an adjunct instructor for the St. Petersburg College Health Information Technology and Health Informatics Programs in St. Petersburg, FL, and serves on its advisory board. Mrs. Rose is a member of several professional organizations including AHIMA, the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA), and the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS). She also serves on the HIMSS Privacy & Security Toolkit Taskforce.
Rose received her Master’s in Health Administration from the University of South Florida and her Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management from the University of Pittsburgh.
Rita Bowen, MA, RHIA, CHPS, SSGB
Ms. Bowen is a distinguished professional with over 20 years of experience in the health information management (HIM) industry. She serves as the senior vice president of HIM and privacy officer of HealthPort, where she is responsible for acting as an internal customer advocate. Most recently, Ms. Bowen served as the enterprise director of HIM Services for Erlanger Health System for 13 years. She received commendation from the hospital county authority for outstanding leadership. Ms. Bowen is the recipient of the Mentor FORE Triumph Award and Distinguished Member of AHIMA’s Quality Management Section. She has served as the AHIMA President and Board Chair in 2010, a member of AHIMA’s Board of Directors (2006–2011), the Council on Certification (2003–2005) and various task groups including CHP exam and AHIMA’s liaison to HIMSS for the CHS exam construction (2002).
Ms. Bowen is an established speaker on diverse HIM topics and an active author on privacy and legal health records. She served on the CCHIT security and reliability workgroup and as Chair of Regional Committees East-Tennessee HIMSS and co-chair of Tennessee’s e-HIM group. She is an adjunct faculty member of the Chattanooga State HIM program and UT Memphis HIM Master’s program. She also serves on the advisory board for Care Communications based in Chicago, Illinois.