Positions

Overview

  • Dr. Shannon Houser is a professor of the Health Services Administration Department and an Associate Scientist in the Center for AIDS Research at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). She is also a Fellow of American Health Information Management Association. She received her doctoral degree in Health Behavior/Epidemiology from the School of Public Health of UAB. She was an appointed member of the Institute of Medicine’s Committee to Review Data Systems for Monitoring HIV/AIDS Care. Dr. Houser has been an active member with AHIMA since 1992, and volunteered for serving on AHIMA’s Research Committee, Education Strategy Committee, Research Requests Taskforce, Graduate Resource Alliance Workgroup, Council for Excellence in Education (GRA/CEE), Informatics & Data Analytics Practice Council. She is currently appointed by AHIMA Foundation Board of Directors as the 2019 Chair-Elect for the AHIMA Foundation Research Network (AFRN). She also served on HIMSS’ Scholarship Committee and Electronic Health Record Usability Task Force. She served as a regular expert reviewer for HIMSS, American Public Health Association, and is currently on editorial review board for 4 academic journals.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2019 Use of technology in the management of obesity: A literature review 2019
    2019 An innovative medical consultation model in mainland China: Acceptance and perceptions 2019
    2019 An Exploratory Study Demonstrating the Health Information Management Profession as a STEM Discipline 2019
    2019 Managing and analyzing electronic health record pharmacy data 2019
    2019 Predictive analysis of risk factors for falls in hospitalized patients 2019
    2019 An Exploratory Study Demonstrating the Health Information Management Profession as a STEM Discipline. 2019
    2018 Practice Brief: Best Practices for Data Analytics Reporting Lifecycle: Quality in Report Building and Data Validation 2018
    2018 Double Trouble--Using Health Informatics to Tackle Duplication Medical Record Issues 2018
    2018 Practice Brief: Beyond the Basics for Health Informatics Professionals 2018
    2018 [Dental care utilization of immigrants in Chengdu, China]. 2018
    2018 The Intersection of mHealth and Health Informatics 2018
    2018 Tracking Journey of Electronic Health Data through Health Information Systems 2018
    2017 Health Data Analytics and Informatics are Two Separate Disciplines (and Why This Matters to HIM) 2017
    2017 Practice Brief: Advancing HIIM Professionals in Informatics and Data Analytics 2017
    2017 National Survey on Doctoral-Level Education in Health Information Management: Perceptions and Rationale 2017
    2017 Information Governance for Analytics Support: Remember the Lifecycle Component 2017
    2017 Information governance for analytics support: Remember the life cycle component 2017
    2017 Transitioning to electronic clinical quality measures in the informatics era 2017
    2017 Automating Health Information Management through Health Information Exchange: An Informatics Approach 2017
    2016 Managing a Data Dictionary (2016 update) 2016
    2016 HIM Connections in the Kaleidoscope of Informatics 2016
    2016 Best Practices for Patient Matching at Patient Registration 2016
    2016 Socio-demographic differences in risk information seeking sources for non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) 2016
    2016 Transitioning to a Data-Driven, Informatics-Oriented Department 2016
    2016 Understanding Publicly Available Heatlhcare Data (2016 update) 2016
    2015 Regional disparities and resources used in dental health care among children in China 2015
    2015 Bridging the gap: A collaborative approach to health information management and informatics education 2015
    2014 Development and Implications of Accreditation for the U.S. Master of Health Administration 2014
    2014 Exploration of an automated approach for receiving patient feedback after outpatient acute care visits 2014
    2013 Assessing the planning and implementation strategies for the ICD-10-CM/PCS coding transition in Alabama hospitals. 2013
    2013 Telephone follow-up in primary care: Can interactive voice response calls work? 2013
    2012 The impact of electronic health record usage on cancer registry systems in Alabama. 2012
    2011 The impact of geography on hospital electronic health records implementation in Alabama: Implications for meaningful use 2011
    2011 Rehabilitation Medicine Continuing Education Training Program Model and Evaluation Design and Implementation Experience 2011
    2011 STEPS outpatient program improves alcohol treatment outcomes in Ukrainian regional narcologic dispensary 2011
    2009 Expanding the health information management public health role. 2009
    2009 Redefining the health information management scholar role. 2009
    2009 Roles and challenges of the health information management educator: a national HIM faculty survey. 2009
    2008 Perceptions regarding electronic health record implementation among health information management professionals in Alabama: a statewide survey and analysis. 2008
    2007 Obtaining medical records from healthcare facilities under the HIPAA privacy rule: The experience of a national longitudinal cohort study 2007
    2007 Understanding racial disparities in hypertension control: Intensity of hypertension medication treatment in the regards study 2007
    2007 Assessing the effects of the HIPAA privacy rule on release of patient information by healthcare facilities. 2007
    2006 Obtaining medical records under the HIPAA privacy rule: The experience of a national longitudinal cohort study. 2006
    2006 Fishing for coders. Recruiting coders to fill geographic shortages 2006
    2006 Racial differences in intensity of hypertension treatment: The reasons for geographic and racial disparities in stroke study 2006
    2006 Are we preparing health services administration students to respond to bioterrorism and mass casualty management? 2006
    2005 Prevalence of condom use errors among STD clinic patients 2005
    2004 Depression as a function of demographic status and assessment strategy 2004
    2000 Measuring self-efficacy in substance abuse intervention in obstetric practices 2000
    2000 Self-efficacy in Substance Use Interventions Among Obstetric Practices 2000
    2000 Resolving confidentiality barriers in research data collection 2000
    1993 Fax Machine Use in Medical Record Department: Alabama Area Hospital Survey Report 1993

    Book

    Year Title Altmetric
    2017 Health Data Analytics Toolkits.  Ed. 10.  2017
    2017 Informatics Toolkit for Health Informatics and Information Management Professionals 2017
    2017 Informatics Toolkits for Health Informatics and Information Management Professionals 2017
    2012 Monitoring HIV Care in the United States: A Strategy for Generating National Estimates of HIV Care and Coverage 2012
    2010 Calculating and Reporting Healthcare Statistics, Third Edition 2010
    2007 Calculating and Reporting Healthcare Statistics, Second Edition 2007

    Chapter

    Year Title Altmetric
    2020 Research Methods 2020
    2014 Data Analytics: Reporting, Interpretation, and Use 2014
    2013 Data Reporting, Interpretation and Use 2013

    Research Overview

  • Design and conduct of research studies combining health services administration and health informatics/information management. These areas include user experience of electronic health records (EHR), EHR adoption model assessment, data analytics in performance improvement, impacts of health IT (such as interactive voice recognition) to patient’s satisfaction level, consumer’s information seeking behavior, patient engagement to health IT, and population health.
  • Teaching Overview

  • Experienced in graduate and undergraduate teaching in health information management, healthcare reimbursement methods, health statistics, epidemiology, research methods, data management, electronic health record, privacy and security, and data analytics for performance improvement.
  • Teaching Activities

  • HCM425 - HC Reimbursement Methods (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • HCM425 - HC Reimbursement Methods (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • HIM418 - Docmnt Stnds for Hlth Data (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • HCM425 - HC Reimbursement Methods (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • HCM425 - HC Reimbursement Methods (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • HI620 - Security and Privacy/Hlth Care (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • HI654 - HC User Experience Project (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • HI664 - Data Analytics Proj (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • HI654 - HC User Experience Project (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • HI695 - Indep Study Health Informatics (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • HIM475 - Electronic Health Records (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • HCM425 - HC Reimbursement Methods (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • HCM425 - HC Reimbursement Methods (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • HI664 - Data Analytics Proj (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • HI695 - Indep Study Health Informatics (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • HIM418 - Docmnt Stnds for Hlth Data (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • AH790 - Independent Study and Research (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • HCM425 - HC Reimbursement Methods (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • HCM425 - HC Reimbursement Methods (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • HI620 - Security and Privacy/Hlth Care (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • HI654 - HC User Experience Project (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • HI654 - HC User Experience Project (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • HIM475 - Electronic Health Records (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • HCM425 - HC Reimbursement Methods (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • HCM425 - HC Reimbursement Methods (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • HIM418 - Docmnt Stnds for Hlth Data (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • HCM425 - HC Reimbursement Methods (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • HCM425 - HC Reimbursement Methods (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • HI620 - Security and Privacy/Hlth Care (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • HIM417 - Pathology for Coders (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • HIM475 - Electronic Health Records (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • HIM318 - Survey Human Anat/Physiology (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • HIM418 - Docmnt Stnds for Hlth Data (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • HI620 - Security and Privacy/Hlth Care (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • HIM475 - Electronic Health Records (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • HRP410 - Honors Project (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • HIM418 - Docmnt Stnds for Hlth Data (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • HIM665 - Hlth Data Analy for Perf Impro (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • HIM681 - Applied Project II (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • HIM680 - Applied Project I (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • HIM450 - Clinical Research (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • HIM665 - Hlth Data Analy for Perf Impro (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • HIM425 - Epi/Appl Stat in Hlth Care Org (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • HIM650 - Resrch Methods for Hlth Infor (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • HIM450 - Clinical Research (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • HIM425 - Epi/Appl Stat in Hlth Care Org (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • HIM650 - Resrch Methods for Hlth Infor (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • HIM681 - Applied Project II (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • HIM680 - Applied Project I (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • HIM450 - Clinical Research (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • HIM665 - Hlth Data Analy for Perf Impro (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • HIM425 - Epi/Appl Stat in Hlth Care Org (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • HIM425 - Epi/Appl Stat in Hlth Care Org (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • HIM650 - Resrch Methods for Hlth Infor (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • HIM681 - Applied Project II (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • HIM680 - Applied Project I (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • HIM450 - Clinical Research (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • HIM665 - Hlth Data Analy for Perf Impro (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • HIM425 - Epi/Appl Stat in Hlth Care Org (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • HIM425 - Epi/Appl Stat in Hlth Care Org (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • HIM650 - Resrch Methods for Hlth Infor (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • HIM450 - Clinical Research (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • HIM425 - Epi/Appl Stat in Hlth Care Org (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • HIM425 - Epi/Appl Stat in Hlth Care Org (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • HIM450 - Clinical Research (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • HIM425 - Epi/Appl Stat in Hlth Care Org (Summer Term 2009) 2009
  • HIM425 - Epi/Appl Stat in Hlth Care Org (Summer Term 2009) 2009
  • HIM450 - Clinical Research (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • HIM425 - Epi/Appl Stat in Hlth Care Org (Summer Term 2008) 2008
  • HIM425 - Epi/Appl Stat in Hlth Care Org (Summer Term 2008) 2008
  • HIM450 - Clinical Research (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • Full Name

  • Shannon Houser