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Doctors Hospital Parkway Tidwell - Director Of Health Information Management Resume Example

Scarlett Watson
Professional Summary
Driven, energetic and articulate business professional with a Bachelor of Science and over twenty years of proven leadership in hospital health information management. Extensive experience providing education and training for physicians and their office staff.  Thorough working knowledge of medical terminology and disease management processes.  These attributes combined with a strong work ethic, high level of integrity and demonstrated ability to meet business goals has helped drive positive business outcomes.
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Administration and Management
  • Medical Terminology and Disease Processes
  • Time Management
  • Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint & Outlook
  • Communication
  • Organizational
  • Negotiation
  • Judgment and Decision Making
Professional Experience
Director of Health Information Management/Privacy Officer 02/1998 to 03/2013
Doctors Hospital Parkway + Tidwell - Houston, TX
Responsible for managing and training a staff up to 20+ employees and oversight all HealthInformation Management Department functions consistently exceeding department performance goals.      
Served as HIPAA Privacy Officer with accountability of all aspects of the HIPAA Privacy standards including developing policy and procedures, preparing education materials, training and educating all levels of the organization as well as the entire medical staff ( >150 physicians), performing a gap analysis, coordinating compliance audits, and chairing the Privacy/Security Committee.  
 Member of all Medical Staff Committees and the Medical Executive Committee to champion education and training materials on a monthly and quarterly basis to physician and administrative members.    
Launched a Concurrent Coding Program in collaboration with Case Management and Physician Liaisons which optimized reimbursement and increased DRG Case Management Indexes resulting in substantial annual revenue capture.  (Millions annually.)    
 Instituted the creation and implementation of records management technology solutions including Project Lead for implementation of Scanning and Archiving software resulting in conversion of paper records to an electronic legal record which facilitated obtaining 1.4 million in Medicaid meaningful use incentive monies and decreased employee costs $31K annually.   
Used innovative methods to obtain 100% compliance for training all active medical staff members on performing electronic signature procedures.  
Formulated relationships with “target” physicians to maintain <$150k average="" unbilled="" report="" which="" led="" to="" a="" formal="" commendation="" by="" the="" medical="" executive="" committee.=""  ="">
 Initiated series of “Lunch and Learn” workshops for physicians and/or physician office staff to influence diagnosis specific documentation needs, which improved payment to the hospital of approximately $211k annually.  
Managed workflow processes and changes affecting records management by conducting regular assessments of the records management strategy and operations by the leadership team, departments and customers resulting in “exceeding standards” on Patient Customer Satisfaction Surveys for Information Management.  
Implemented a Concurrent Analysis program to assist physicians with chart completion resulting in an average 17% delinquency rate to ensure compliance with Joint Commission standards (required <50%). >
Partnered with Information Technology to develop a Records Program to ensure that maintenance, preservation, imaging and destruction or other disposition was carried out in accordance with facility policy and regulatory requirements.  
Analyzed vendor and product lines, negotiated and re-negotiated cost containment contracts to ensure department efficacy and performance.    
Prepared and maintained an annual department operating budget of .5 million consistent with business objectives.
Director of Health Information Management 08/1996 to 02/1998
HCA/Columbia Rosewood Medical Center - Houston, TX
Responsible for hiring and directing a staff of 18 + employees and management of all record processes within the facility, department budget, and consistent delivery of record management services across the facility.   .  
Assistant Director of Health Information Management 06/1994 to 08/1996
Columbia North Houston Medical Center - Houston, TX
Responsible for scheduling and overseeing a staff of 12 FTEs as well as management of all record management functions, i.e. coding, billing, physician completion, filing, retrieving, and storing.  
Performed Consulting Services for a corporate health information management department in St. Louis. 
Supervisor of Health Information Management 06/1992 to 06/1994
Memorial City Medical Center - Houston, TX
Supervised 35 FTEs and oversight of daily operations of the health information management department.
Bar Manager 07/1988 to 06/1992
K & G Steakhouse and Bar Manager - Seguin, TX
Responsible for monitoring weekly sales, reviewing cash and inventory control, ordering supplies and coordinating events.
Sales Associate 07/1986 to 07/1988
On The Go Clothing Store - San Antonio, TX
Responsible for front-line sales of retail clothing lines.
Received Salesperson of the Year and selected for Executive Sales Training program.
Texas State University May 1992 San Marcos, TX
Bachelor of Science: Health Information Management GPA 3.3
Biology Scholarship Recipient 1987
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Previous Companies:

  • Doctors Hospital Parkway Tidwell
  • HCA
  • Columbia Rosewood Medical Center

Previous Job Positions:

  • Director of Health Information Management
  • Privacy Officer
  • Assistant Director of Health Information Management
  • Supervisor of Health Information Management
  • Bar Manager


  • Texas State University

Level of Education:

  • Bachelor of Science

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