In February, 2009, joined St. Luke’s Health System, the largest health system in Idaho, as the corporate System Information Security Officer. Is responsible for the HIPAA and PCI Compliance for the 9 hospitals and 250 physician clinics comprising St. Luke’s, as well as 252 ePHI systems, and the HIPAA Security policies and procedures utilized throughout St. Luke’s. Is also responsible for HIPAA Security training. Is a member of the Idaho Health Data Exchange (IHDE) Privacy and Security subcommittee of the IHDE Board.
as Sr. Consultant and HIPAA Subject Matter Expert (SME) with BEST Consulting;
Venturi Technology Partners; and COMSYS from 1999 - 2009. Provided
consulting on Transactions and Code Sets, the Privacy Rule and the Security
Rule. Conducted HIPAA educational seminars
for healthcare entities in
Have held the following additional positions: Information Systems Administrator, Patient Care Information System Administrator, Contracts Administrator, Director of Information Systems, Director Planning and Information Systems, Director of Management Engineering, Director Information Resources Contracting and Special Projects, State of Idaho IT Project Monitor, Corporate Management Analyst, IT Project Manager.
Education: BA Business Administration, Additional business coursework towards a CPA, Graduate Business courses towards a MBA.
Professional Memberships: HIMSS, Charter Member of AEHIS - a CHIME Association