Ellen Karl

Academic Director, Health Information Programs

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101 W. 31st. St. 7th Fl.

New York, NY 10001

Phone: (646) 344-7324

Fax: (646) 344-7269

Ellen S. Karl, MBA, RHIA, CHDA, FAHIMA, Academic Director for the Health Information Management programs, has over 35 years of experience working as a Health Information Management professional.  The majority of her experience lies in the acute care sector having worked as an HIM director and consultant at hospitals in Florida, New York and New Jersey. In addition, she has worked as an HIM Educator since 2007.  Ms. Karl has achieved Fellowship with the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), an honor granted to AHIMA members who made significant and sustained contributions to the profession.

Ellen also serves as a panel reviewer for CAHIIM (Commission on Accreditation of Health Informatics and Information Management), was a past president of the New Jersey Health Information Management Association, was a past Chair of AHIMA’s Council for Excellence in Education and a member of the Health Information Exchange Practice Council. Currently she was elected and is serving a three year term on the AHIMA Board of Directors (2016-2018).  She received her MBA with a concentration in health administration from the University of Miami, and a B.S. in health information management from the University of Central Florida.

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AHIMA 2015 Election Results Announced

August 20, 2015

Ellen Shakespeare Karl, Academic Director for the Health Information Management programs, was elected to the The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) 2016-2018 Board of Directors.