MHSM, RHIA, FAHIMA
Katherine formerly served as the chief health information management and exchange officer for Children’s Health, Dallas, Texas. As an Active AHIMA member, attention is focused on patient identity, interoperability, clinical documentation improvement, standards development and innovative uses of technology. She has served as the president of the TxHIMA, on the AHIMA House of Delegates, and multiple workgroups. Lusk received TxHIMA’ s Legacy Award in 2018 and AHIMA’s Pioneer Triumph Award in 2012. Children’s received the AHIMA Grace Award, Most Wired, and HIMSS Level 7 Analytics and Davies Awards under her leadership. Nationally she has served on Epic’s Care Everywhere Governing Council for multiple years with the honor of co-chair 2019-2020, eHealth Exchange Coordinating Committee, Office of National Coordinator, Patient Identity Work Group and a participant on the Da Vinci Project. She had the great honor of leading the Texas Interoperability Collaborative where ~30 worked to increase electronic exchange from 2017 – 2020. She is a recognized HIM subject matter expert and speaker.