Holly L. Pounders, RHIT

Professional Discipline:
• Health Information Management, Compliance, QI/PI
Special Qualifications:
• Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) with the American Health Information Management Association

TJC Experience:
• Assisted in preparations for Joint Commission hospital surveys while employed at GRH/Atlanta
• Assisted in preparations for Joint Commission surveys while employed at DeKalb Community Service Board

CMS Experience:
• Assisted with visits by CMS at Georgia Regional Hospital at Atlanta (GRH/Atlanta)
Hospital Experience:
• 20+ years experience in various capacities (including department director) in Health Information Management at GRH/Atlanta and GA Mental Health Institute. Also, directed the information technology services at GRH/A. Hospital experience also includes QI/PI, statistical analysis, patient rights and legal aspects specifically related to health records and involuntary hospitalization.

Community Experience:
• 10+ years at DeKalb Community Service Board (a large community behavioral health organization). Leadership team member responsible for ethics and compliance, health information mgmt, utilization management, central access/single point of entry, PI/QI, performance evaluation/analysis and statistical analysis, consumer rights and coordination of all external surveys/audits.

Consulting Interests:
• Compliance
• HIPAA/Confidentiality
• Electronic Health Records
• Training/Education presentations
For Customer Contact:
• Ms. Pounders has made numerous presentations on a state and national level related to HIPAA and Electronic Health Records.
• Home State: GA
• CV Available Upon Request