Susan Wallace

Susan Wallace

VP of Inpatient Services

Susan Wallace, MEd, RHIA, CCS, CDIP, CCDS, FAHIMA, VP of Inpatient Services, provides consultation in Clinical Documentation Improvement, MS-DRG and APR-DRG Management, Health Information Department Management, and ICD-10 coding. She has over 35 years of experience in the HIM field, working for 14 years at Garland County Community College, serving as Chair of the Health Science Division while also directing their programs in Health Information Technology, Medical Transcription and Medical Coding. Prior to that Susan was director of an HIM department and instructor in Arkansas Tech University’s HIA program.

Susan is a member of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), the Oklahoma HIMA, and the Association of Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists (ACDIS).

Her professional association activities have included:

    • AHIMA ICD-10-CM / PCS Approved Trainer & Ambassador
    • AHIMA ACE Member, the Action Community of e-HIM Excellence
    • AHIMA Clinical Terminology and Classification Practice Council Member
    • AHIMA Chair, Council on Accreditation
    • AHIMA Member, Joint Committee on Education
    • AHIMA COA Liaison, Panel of Accreditation Reviewers
    • AHIMA Surveyor, Panel of Accreditation Reviewers
    • AHIMA House of Delegates, Arkansas Delegate
    • AHIMA e-HIM Workgroup: Clinical Documentation Improvement
    • AHIMA / ACDIS Query Practice Brief Workgroup
    • AHIMA ACCP (Coding Basics Program) Advisory Committee Member 2007-2011
    • ArHIMA Various positions including president, director, officer, and numerous committee chairs (1980 – 2013)

Honors and Awards:

    • ArHIMA Distinguished Member and Living Legacy Awards