Michele Flattery, Manager of Health Information Management
PELLA, Iowa— Pella Regional Health Center has named Michele Flattery to the role of Manager of Health Information Management. Health Information Management is also known as Medical Records.
Flattery has most recently worked as a Coding Team Leader at Broadlawns Medical Center. She has many years of health care experience in a variety of areas. Flattery prioritizes communication, efficiency and staying current with coding changes.
There are three main roles of health information management. The first is transcription, which is translating the data from the provider into a report. The second is coding, which is assigning codes to information in the report for insurance payment and assessing the quality of care. The third is record management, which is maintaining accurate records that contribute to quality patient care while meeting legal, federal, and state regulations.