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AngelaDr. Angela Kennedy

 

Head of the Department, Professor
Department of Health Informatics and Information Management
Doctorate, Education Leadership.
Masters of Arts and Teaching , Louisiana Tech University
M.B.A. NOVA Southeastern University, Florida
B.S., Louisiana Tech University (Health Information Management)
Office: Wyly Tower 1114
Phone: 318-257-2854
Fax: 318-257-4896
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Affiliations:

 

American Health Information Management Association
Louisiana Health Information Management Association
Commission on Accreditation of Health Informatics and Information Management
American Medical Informatics Association
Health Information Management Systems Society
Louisiana Health Information Management Systems Society
National Association of Healthcare Quality
Northeast Louisiana Health Information Management Association
Delta Kappa Gamma International
Epsilon Sigma Alpha International
Phi Kappa Psi Honor Society

 

Bio:

 

Angela Kennedy is a Registered Health Information Administrator and Certified Healthcare Quality Professional with 24 years experience in the Health Information and Informatics field. Kennedy holds a MBA from NOVA Southeastern University (1996), MEd from Louisiana Tech University (2006), Bachelor of Science, Health Information Administration from Louisiana Tech University (1994) and a certificate in Health Informatics from the University of Connecticut (2001). Kennedy serves as the Chair of the Department of Health Informatics and Information Management. Her career experience includes: Director of Health Information, Admissions, Utilization, Cancer Registry, Medical Staff Services, Quality Management, and Quality and Project Management Consultant for Rural Health Information Systems implementation. Additional experience includes 14 years of service in higher education in the areas of instruction, administration and research. Kennedy has served on many state-wide committees that address issues in Health Information Management and Informatics. In 2013 Kennedy will serve as President-elect of the American Health Information Management Association. Kennedy was the 2010 of the Commission on Health Informatics and Information Management (CAHIIM) education. She has also served on the Education Strategies Committee for the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). Most notably she has served as a director on the AHIMA Board of Directors. Kennedy has served as state President for the Louisiana Health Information Management Association (LHIMA) and the Louisiana Health Information Systems Society (LAHIMSS). She has received both the LHIMA Distinguished Member Award and Career Achievement Award. Additionally Kennedy has received an AHIMA Triumph Award for Mentoring.

 

Courses Taught:

 

HIM 103 - Medical Terminology
HIM 333 - Advanced Healthcare statistics
HIM 417 - Healthcare research
HIM 418 - Healthcare research Laboratory
HIM 425 Information Systems in Healthcare
HIM 501 - Clinical Information Systems
HIM 512 Issues in Technological Change
HIM 521 - EHR Infrastructure
 
 
Research Interests: Data Content Standards and Interoperability of EHR