Monica G. Howe, M.A., RHIA Named Metropolitan Who’s Who Honored Member in Healthcare

Chicago, IL, June 01, 2007 --( Monica G. Howe, M.A., RHIA, Director, Health Information Management and HIPAA Privacy Officer for St. Bernard Hospital and Health Care Center, has been Named Metropolitan Who’s Who Honored Member in Healthcare. While inclusion in Metropolitan Who’s Who is an honor in itself, the Metropolitan Who’s Who selection committee hand picks these special Who’s Who Honorees based on accomplishments, academic achievement, leadership, and service.

General Biographical Information, Monica G. Howe, M.A., RHIA, Director, Health Information Management, HIPAA Privacy Officer

Type of Business: Healthcare
Major Products and Services: Provides Medical Care for Patients of all ages Marketing Area: Illinois
Affiliations and Awards: American Psychological Association, Illinois Psychological Association, Chicago Psychological Association, American Health Information Management Association, Illinois Health Information Management Association, Chicago Health Information Management Association, Board of Directors of South Side Health Project, Advisory Board Stakeholder for Oglesby Community School Initiatives 2002-2006, Community Outreach Coordinator for Life with Lupus Guild 2004-2006, President of the Advisory Council Chicago Park District – Meyering Park, Chair of Church Women’s Fellowship January Circle, member of Chicago Citywide Hospital Psychosocial Bioterrorism Preparedness Committee, Recipient of the Superior Performance Graduate Award 1998, Exceptional Woman of the Year Award, 2007 Conducted Bioterrorism/Disaster preparedness Training for hospital employees, 2005 and 2006 Conducted annual workshops for American Diabetes Association, 2006 Women Retreat and Conference Organizer – Congregational Church Park Manor, 2005 Organized Cancer Awareness Workshop for Church and Community.

Career Accomplishments: Ms. Howe attended Chicago State University where she obtained her Bachelor of Science in Health Information Administration, and Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology. She has extensive professional experience in the Healthcare field which includes the Chicago State University Department of Nursing as a Manager of the Learning Resource Center, ABJ Community Services where she did her Counseling Psychology Internship, Chicago State University College of Health Sciences as a Tenure-Track Faculty and Student Advisor, University of Chicago Hospitals as a Manager of the Release of Information Department, Management Planning Institute as a Clinical Psychological Assessment and Therapy Practicum student.

Ms. Howe is currently attending Adler School of Professional Psychology where she is working on receiving her Doctorate of Psychology. She also works for St. Bernard Hospital and Health Care Center where she is a Director, Health Information Management Services and HIPAA Privacy Officer. She has been with this hospital since 2000. Ms. Howe has a broad range of duties including overseeing operations of the Health Information Management Department functions and compliance with Condition of Participation and Joint Commission.

About St. Bernard Hospital and Health Care Center
St. Bernard Hospital and Health Care Center is a community hospital sponsored by the Religious Hospitallers of Saint Joseph, serving the health care needs of the Englewood community for over a century. Their continuing mission is to provide the best possible therapeutic and preventative care while meeting the unique needs of our surrounding community. They are committed to remain up-to-date with advances in medicine and medical technology, and are continually improving their services and facilities. They offer general and emergency care along with a number of specialties.

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