Sarah Badahman, CHPSE
As an experienced consultant, Sarah Badahman, CHPSE knows the unique challenges of HIPAA administration and developed a solution to guide healthcare administrators through the complex world of compliance. Sarah regularly speaks at healthcare and compliance industry conferences on HIPAA, risk management, security, training, and more. Sarah has spoken for the National Association of Rural Health Clinics and authored compliance training material for their professional training.
Denise French, MS, RHIA, FAHIMA
Denise (Dunyak) French has been an HIM professional for over 35 years. She recently joined nThrive as the Senior Manager of Marketing for mid revenue cycle solutions including Health Information Management. Prior to nThrive, Denise held a similar role and other capacities at Cerner Corporation (formerly Siemens Healthcare). Denise has also worked in HIM leadership at both acute and non-acute organizations. Denise has been volunteered her time over the years at the national, state, and local levels. She served as Program Chair and Co-Chair for several AHIMA meetings. She has also served as secretary, delegate, and education chair for PHIMA and secretary, education chair and President of SePHIMA. Denise was named Distinguished HIM Alumnus from the University of Pittsburgh in 2010 and Distinguished Member of PHIMA in 2014.
Katherine Lusk, MHSM, RHIA, FAHIMA
Katherine Lusk, MHSM, RHIA, FAHIMA is AHIMA’s 2021 President / Chair. As an active AHIMA member her attention is focused on championing the profession, patient identity, health information exchange, standard development, and information governance. Previous leadership roles include serving on Epic’s Care Everywhere Governing Council as Co-Lead, eHealth Exchange Workgroup Member, ONC Patient Identity Workgroup, TxHIMA President, and the Texas Interoperability Collaborative. She is a sought-after national speaker on information governance, standards, interoperability, clinical documentation improvement, patient identity, leveraging technology and promoting the HIM profession.
Erin MacLean, JD, CHC, CHPC
Erin is an attorney at the law firm of Freeman & MacLean, P.C. and a Consultant for and President/CEO of Comply In Stride, Inc, a company specializing in health care compliance and organizational consulting .. Erin is licensed to practice law in MT, WY, ND, and CO and holds health care compliance (CHC) and health care privacy compliance (CHPC) certifications . Erin frequently gives presentations on health care law and compliance matters and has published a number of recent articles on topics ranging from HIPAA to telehealth.
Lisa Martinelli, PhD, JD
Lisa is the VP Chief Privacy and Data Ethics Officer for Highmark Health and is also the President of Lead With Ethics. Lisa recently obtained a Ph.D in Health Care Ethics from Duquesne University and also obtained a Master of Arts in Theology-Pastoral Ministry. Lisa obtained her Juris Doctorate from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law and graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Pittsburgh.
Laura A. Mosesso is the Compliance and Outreach Manager for ClinicalConnect Health Information Exchange (HIE). ClinicalConnect HIE is a regional health information exchange, which provides various services that enable secure, electronic sharing of clinical data across its member organizations and external exchange partners – resulting in better patient care, better quality management and better quality reporting. Ms. Mosesso is responsible for ClinicalConnect HIE’s business development, compliance, data quality, education, marketing, and prospecting activities.
Ms. Mosesso is an enthusiastic, people-oriented professional with more than 30 years of expertise in account/client management, complying with regulations and standards, health information management (HIM), healthcare product development, information systems, project management, and sales and marketing.
In addition to her experience in healthcare and health information exchange industries, Ms. Mosesso also has experience with consulting, health insurance and healthcare software companies, and medical simulation settings. Ms. Mosesso has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Health Records Administration from the University of Pittsburgh.