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Requests for additionaI information about the Health Information Management Program should be directed to:

Jan Hunt-Shepherd, MHA, RHIA, CCS, CDIP, CPHQ

Health Information Management

Academic Complex, Office 413, 1906 College Heights Blvd.

Bowling Green, KY 42101

Phone: 270-745-3548

Email: jan.hunt-shepherd@wku.edu

 

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Admission to the College of Health and Human Services or University does not guarantee admission to the program.  Acceptance into the HIM programs is based on a selective admission process and is based on space available.  Applicants are considered on a competitive basis.  There are no restrictions regarding age, sex, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or marital status.

Jan Hunt-Shepherd, MHA, RHIA, CCS, CDIP, CPHQ

Jan Hunt-Shepherd, MHA, RHIA, CCS, CDIP, CPHQ

Program Director and Associate Professor of Health Information Management

Office:  Academic Complex, Office 413
Phone:  270-745-3548
Email:  jan.hunt-shepherd@wku.edu

Courses

HIM 100- Health Data Content and Structure

HIM 221- Health Information and Quality Management

HIM 225- Legal Issues in Health Information Management

HIM 250- ICD Coding

HIM 251- HCPCS/CPT Coding

HIM 252- Healthcare Payment Systems

HIM 350- Health Informatics Research

HIM 351- ICD-10 Coding

HIM 422- Clinical Evaluation and Outcomes

HIM 450- Application and Analysis of HIM Theory

HIM 495- Capstone Professional Practice Experience

AH 290- Medical Terminology

Bio

Jan Hunt-Shepherd has a Master’s Degree in Health Care Administration from Western Kentucky University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Records Administration from University of Central Florida.  She is the Program Director and an Associate Professor in the Healthcare Information Management Program at Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, Kentucky. She also provides consulting services and interim management to health care facilities throughout the United States.  Previously Jan spent twelve years in Healthcare Management. Jan holds certifications from the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) as a Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), a Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) and a Certified Documentation Improvement Practitioner (CDIP).  In addition, she is an AHIMA Approved ICD-10 Trainer.  Jan also holds a certification from the National Association of Healthcare Quality (NAHQ) as a Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CDIP).  She is a former President of the Kentucky Health Information Management Association and has held the role of an AHIMA delegate in the House of Representatives. 

 Last Modified 7/22/13