Ms. Watson graduated from Delgado College in 2004 with a degree in Health Information Management. She is a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT). Ms. Watson has 10+ years of experience in Health Information Management with attention in Health Information Directorship in the post-acute setting with a concentration in ICD-9-CM, ICD-10-CM/PCS, DRG Auditing/Validation, Physician Credentialing, and Physician/Clinical Documentation education and improvement. She also has specialization in The Joint Commission, Federal and State hospital regulations and compliance.
After graduation, Ms. Watson became the Director of Health Information Management for a multi-campus LTACH from 2004-2006 where she was subsequently promoted to their Corporate’s hospital healthcare system, as a member of their Corporate Health Information Management team. Prior to joining AMG, Ms. Watson had the multi-role of Director of Health Information Management, Director of Quality Improvement, and Director of Medical Staff Services for a post-acute healthcare facility.
Ms. Watson is a member of American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) and Association of Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists (ACDIS).