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e-mail: Margret@margret-a.com

Qualifications

Qualifications

Margret\A Consulting
  • Margret\A Consulting, LLC is an independent consulting firm founded in 1999 to provide consulting services, freelance writing, and educational programming in the area of health information management and systems. The firm has helped numerous clients with their strategic planning for electronic health records, HIPAA compliance, and general health information management and systems projects. Please visit the following links for representative projects in the areas of:
  • Margret\A Consulting, LLC has built strategic alliances with a number of other independent consultants and niche consulting firms to round out the firmís capabilities. This network of colleagues permits the firm flexibility without high overhead. It also ensures that each project is conducted with individuals who are expert in their fields.
  • Strategic alliances include physicians, nurses, other health professionals, attorneys, information systems technologists, network security analysts, EDI specialists, recruiters, programmers, project managers, and others.
  • Affiliations include:
    • American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)
    • American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA)
    • ASTM International, E31 Committee on Healthcare Informatics:
    • College of American Pathologists (member of panel to achieve recognition of its works of clinical terminology [SNOMED] as American National Standards under the accredited canvas method of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), General Interest Participant)
    • Healthcare Information & Management Systems Society (HIMSS)
    • Health Level Seven (HL7)
  • Awards and Credentials
    • Certified Professional in Health Information Technology (CPHIT) and Electronic Health Records (CPEHR)
    • Certified in Healthcare Privacy and Security (CHPS), current credential
    • Fellow, Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS)
    • Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), current credential
    • American Society of Healthcare Publications Editors Silver Award in Best Regular Column/Contributed Category, 2001 and 2002 for HIPAA on the Job
    • Professional Achievement Award, American Health Information Management Association, 1995
    • Professional Achievement, Illinois Health Information Management Association, 1995
    • Literary Award, Illinois Health Information Management Association, 1992
    • Distinguished Service, Illinois Health Information Management Association, 1986
    • Healthcare Information & Management Systems Society: Information Systems Award, 1993
    • Student Council, University of Illinois at Chicago: Excalibur Award for Teaching Excellence, 1984