Tuesday, October 18, 2011
Broward Health Coral Springs Medical Center’s Health Information Manager Appointed President of Florida Health Information Management Association (FHIMA)
Coral Springs, FL - Broward Health Coral Springs Medical Center’s Health Information Manager, Jill Finkelstein, MBA, RHIA is preparing to lead the Florida Health Information Management Association (FHIMA) as its newly elected president.
In her second year holding elected offices, first as president-elect and now president, Finkelstein will oversee activities focused on preparing the health information management workforce for industry and governmental changes, and leading the advancement of health technology.
"I am very pleased to have the opportunity to help support FHIMA in addressing the unique regulatory and legislative challenges and technological opportunities facing the health information management industry," said Finkelstein. "I look forward to helping the organization deliver on its mission to support and promote HIM professionals."
Florida Health Information Management (FHIMA) is an Association of individuals who are organized to improve the art and science of health information management and to improve the quality of comprehensive health services for the welfare of the public. FHIMA members are committed to maintenance and improvement in the quality of health information for the benefit of patients and providers. This is accomplished by coordinating exchange of information for clinical, research, and financial reimbursement purposes, seeking constantly to protect confidentiality of health care information and provide continuing education for health professionals.
Broward Health, providing service for more than 50 years, is a nationally recognized system offering world class health care services to our neighbors in South Florida. Broward Health includes Broward General Medical Center, North Broward Medical Center, Imperial Point Medical Center, Coral Springs Medical Center, Chris Evert Children’s Hospital, Broward Health Weston and more than 30 facilities of the Community Health Services and Broward Health Physician Group. For more information, visit BrowardHealth.org.