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Smith has received the 2016 Inspiring Women Award, AHIMA’s 2014 Leadership Triumph Award, the Tx HIMA Distinguished Member Award, and the Tarrant County College Distinguished Alumni Award.Most recently Smith was honored with the 2016 Women of Visionary Influence Mentor of the Year Award.She has expertise in privacy and security, management, and healthcare compliance in insurance, as well as acute care, behavioral health, and long term care.She serves on the HIPAA Collaborative of Wisconsin (HIPAA COW) board as director and on the University of Wisconsin’s HIMT program advisory committee.AHIMA’s 2013 Triumph Leadership award winner, Pam also has previous experience in association management, serving as VP, Health Informatics for the California Hospital Association for a number of years.She has administrative management and revenue cycle management experience in settings ranging from acute care hospitals from critical access to academic medical centers, VA and military hospitals and outpatient facilities. Navy veteran, obtained her Master of Science degree in Business Administration from Boston University and her undergraduate degree in Communication Arts from the University of Dayton.
Melissa co-authored the HFMA Journal article, Redeploying Your Workforce, and worked with Service Documentation Monthly editors to publish the article, WVUH Remote Coding Program.
An experienced electronic health record (EHR) implementation specialist and process analyst, Pam worked as a best practice consultant for a national EHR vendor. She has completed post-graduate work at Cornell University.
Pam remains passionately engaged in veterans’ affairs and military family issues.
Senior Director, Industry Relations 3M Health Information Systems Salt Lake City, UT Ann Chenoweth, MBA, RHIA, FAHIMA, is an accomplished leader with a strong background in business management, health information management, and association leadership.
Chenoweth joined 3M Health Information Systems in 2001 and has held numerous positions including Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt, product line marketing manager for the coding and reimbursement suite of products, and executive leader for the medical necessity and compliance business – a million dollar business.