Elaine Lips, RHIA is the President & CEO of ELIPSe, Inc. founded in 2006. ELIPSe, Inc. is a health information management consulting (HIM) firm that is dedicated to transforming HIM. ELIPSe, Inc. provides HIM consulting, ICD10 training, ICD10 coding, interim management, project management, system implementation, and other consulting engagements in revenue cycle and information systems. She has thirty years' experience in HIM consulting and information systems in the user, integrated health organizations, and vendor environment. Prior to ELIPSe, Inc, Ms. Lips was Practice Leader over HIM outsourcing and consulting services at Perot Systems. Prior to Perot, Ms. Lips also owned a HIM/IT firm, ELACOR Resources Group from 1990 - 1998. Elaine is Senior Member of HIMSS (Health Information Management Systems Society), an Advanced Member of HFMA (Healthcare Financial Management Association), and very active with the AHIMA (American Health Information Management Association). She also served on California Health Information Association’s board of directors. Elaine has been serving on the HIMSS ICD-10 Task Force for the past four years, and is an Editorial Board Member for HIM Briefings (formally Medical Record Briefings). She is a frequent speaker and author. Elaine was the recipient of AHIMA’s Visionary Award.