Over the past two years, hospital departments, including health information management (HIM) departments, have been forced to restructure their operations using remote or virtual teams. During this time, we’ve learned a great deal about how well-managed HIM departments function when relying primarily on virtual teams. In this article, we share three strategies to help HIM leaders create sustainable virtual HIM departments—not just for today, but for the long term.
As Vice President of Client Success for MRO, Rose leads the implementation and account management teams, as well as MRO’s corporate policy. She manages all activities related to successfully onboarding new clients to MRO’s Release of Information (ROI) services and directs the development and alignment of all policies and procedures across the organization. Additionally, she oversees the initiatives of the account management team in extending relationships, account optimization, executive business reviews and tactical execution of client engagement programs. She has over 25 years of experience in Health Information Management (HIM), with focused expertise in privacy and security. Prior to joining MRO, she served as Director of HIM Practice Excellence for the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). Rose is an active member of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) and currently serves as President-elect of the Pennsylvania Health Information Management Association (PHIMA). Rose is an established author and speaker on various HIM topics. She has served as adjunct faculty and currently serves on the University of Pittsburgh’s and Temple University’s HIM Advisory Boards. She received her Bachelor of Science in HIM from the University of Pittsburgh and Master’s in Health Administration from the University of South Florida.