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Linda L. Kloss, MA, RHIA, FAHIMA Linda L. Kloss, MA, RHIA, FAHIMA
Throughout her distinguished career, Ms. Kloss has focused on effective governance, strategic change leadership, and advancement of health information management policies and practices with providers, technology and service companies, and governmental and non-profit organizations. As principal for Kloss Strategic Advisors, she consults, speaks and writes on information asset management, strategy and organization development, and change leadership. Ms. Kloss also works with businesses and provider organizations on information management strategy, health analytics and information governance. In 2014, Kloss was appointed to the Privacy and Security workgroup of the Health IT Policy Committee of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT.

From 1995 to 2010, Ms. Kloss served as CEO of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), leading a period of unprecedented growth and expanded influence for this well respected professional society of 60,000 health information management professionals worldwide. Kloss was recognized for expanding the influence of AHIMA through extensive collaboration and an expanded role in setting standards and shaping national policy for health information reform.

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Why Healthcare's Value Transformation Needs Effective Information Governance

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Enterprise-level Leadership of IG and IM:  Attitudes and Aptitudes

It turns out that the greatest leadership challenges in healthcare information management (HIM) and the governance of information (IG) relate to their enterprise scope.  Leadership involves setting a vision and seeing to its execution.  Even when one successfully leads HIM, it is a big step to move from a departmental […]

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The 8th blog in the Healthcare Information Governance Predictions & Perspectives blog series. This blog series is focused on Health IG Professional Readiness. With the healthcare industry undergoing historical disruption, strategic change in the form of redesign is accelerating throughout our organizations. A myriad of delivery and payment processes are […]

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Understanding Your Information is Key to Governing it

As with so much in business and life, the 80/20 rule is a useful guide for delivering on the promise of health information governance. Simply stated,...

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Now is the Time for Health Information Governance

Five characteristics of healthcare organizations that are improving the governance of their information assets.

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