Kathleen Addison, CHIM (Past Chair)  - Alberta

Kathleen Addison

Kathleen is a Health Information Management (HIM) Professional with more than 30 years experience. In her current role as Senior Provincial Director of Health Information Management with Alberta Health Services, she provides strategic and operational leadership for this provincial service.

Kathleen is an innovative change agent whose career has been focused on the identification and implementation of leading practice in HIM. She has led staff and key stakeholders through significant change achieving desired outcomes which includes developing and implementing a single provincial HIM Service Delivery Model; leading multiple service locations through business process re-engineering, standardization and implementation; and the development and implementation of an Enterprise Information Management Governance Framework and Conceptual Model.

Kathleen is a recognized leader in identifying and developing a vision for Health Information Management Business Transformation applying health informatics concepts and standards into practice, including the future roles and skill sets required by HIM professionals to work in a totally electronic environment.