Brenda Olson got her Masters of Education and Leadership from the University of Kansas. She holds MEd, CHP, RHIA, and has been the Vice President for Health Information Management at Great Plains Health Alliance since 1994. Actively involved with health information management activities within the GPHA facilities and sits on state and national committees. She is also involved with HIPAA and is an AHIMA Approved ICD-10 trainer. Currently responsible for consulting, advising and coordination of health information management, quality assurance, utilization review, risk management, and medical staff services in hospitals, physician office coding, assist in corporate compliance audits and committee responsibilities, and installing/maintaining information systems. She heads up health information exchange and patient portal efforts. Privacy officer and responsible for planning, organizing, directing, and supervising all aspects in the Centralized Coding and Peer Review services.