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Karen Snyder Karen Snyder
Director, Industry Solutions Marketing, Iron Mountain

Karen Snyder joined Iron Mountain in 2005 as the Product Marketing Manager for the company’s healthcare vertical. She is currently leading Iron Mountain’s industry solutions marketing efforts, focusing on healthcare, government and the legal vertical. Ms. Snyder was instrumental in launching the Digital Record Center® for Medical Images and the Iron Mountain EMR Enablement Solution, and was the recipient of Iron Mountain’s prestigious President’s Award in 2008. Prior to joining Iron Mountain, Ms. Snyder spent over 12 years in various marketing, strategy and finance positions at AT&T. She graduated with distinction, earning a dual-MBA in Marketing and International Business from New York University (NYU) and also holds a B.S. degree in Accounting from NYU.
Leading the way to data quality

This year’s Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Annual Conference had another record-setting year for attendance, with over 40,000 attendees present in Orlando, FL. Since it’s Health Information Professionals (HIP) Week, let me put it in terms that Coders might appreciate. With so many people in attendance, it felt […]

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Learn about the potential success the MACRA rule will have in creating a healthcare culture where reimbursements to doctors are based on quality and value.

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The Importance of Good Quality Data

The 3rd blog in the Healthcare Predictions & Perspectives blog series. This blog series is focused on healthcare transformational strategies that are enabled through Health IT and Health Information Governance best practices.  I am a terrible cook.  So, it should come as no surprise that when I tell my teenagers […]

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It’s IG’s Time to Step Outside of ICD-10’s Shadow

Many of the storylines from the 1970’s hit sitcom, The Brady Bunch, focused on the sibling rivalry between middle-sister Jan, and her seemingly more popular and accomplished older-sister, Marcia.  In one of the most iconic episodes of the series, Jan is upset that big-sister Marcia gets all the attention and […]

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The 3rd blog in the Healthcare Information Governance Predictions & Perspectives blog series. This blog series is focused on Health IG Professional Readiness.   It’s a known fact in the animal kingdom that all organisms need to adapt to their habitat to survive. Take the camel, for example. Their long eyelashes, […]

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