Stephanie DeHart-Giberson, HIM/Patient Access and Revenue Cycle Director at Mahaska Health Partnership, has been selected to join the Industry Board at the American Health Council. She will be sharing her knowledge and expertise in Healthcare Education, Workforce Development, Business, Coding, IT, and Health Informatics.
Ms. DeHart-Giberson has been active in the healthcare industry for the past 25 years. She received her Associate of Applied Science degree in Health Informatics from Indian Hills Community College in 1993, her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Buena Vista University in 2013, and her Master’s degree in Behavioral Health from Capella Universityin 2015. Her certifications include Certified Revenue Cycle Representative (CRCR), Certified Healthcare Finance Professional (CHFP), Certified Healthcare Privacy Expert (CHPE), and Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT). She is also a Certified Personal Trainer.
At Mahaska Health Partnership, DeHart-Giberson partakes in the oversight of daily functions within the HIS Department, including management of physician and hospital coding, transcription, charge entry, budget preparation & adherence, and physician education, among others.
Ms. DeHart-Giberson formerly worked at Henry County Health Center, where her day-to-day responsibilities included overseeing ER registration, pre-authorization eligibility, transparency, medical staff credentialing, coding, and HIS (Hospital Information System). Currently at Indian Hills Community College, she teaches Healthcare Informatics at Indian Hills Community College.
Ms. DeHart-Giberson is affiliated with professional associations IAMSS, NAMSS, AHIMA, IHIMA, HFMA. She has served on the Indiana Health Information Management Association’s (IHIMA) Board of Directors in multiple roles, including President, Treasurer, 1st Year Director, 2nd Year Director, and Secretary. She has also served on the Iowa Association Medical Staff Services’ (IAMSS) Board of Directors.
Ms. DeHart-Giberson attributes her success and ability to move up the ladder to how she treats people, always with the utmost respect. She graduated with honors from both Buena Vista University and Capella University and is proud of having built a reputable and honest career that has led her to a managerial position where she leads a staff of 17. Her goals over the next five years include branching out to the financial side of the revenue cycle or moving into a more administrative role.
Out of all her achievements, Ms. DeHart-Giberson is most proud of the support she receives from her boys, Nicholas, Zachary, and Joshua. She is also involved with the Humane Society of Stillwater.
In her free time, Ms. DeHart-Giberson enjoys running 5Ks.
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HIM/Patient Access and Revenue Cycle Director at Mahaska Health Partnership
- At Mahaska Health Partnership, we’ve made a commitment to Make Healthcare Personal for our patients, visitors and staff. As an organization, we have defined who we are and adopted many quality standards to help ensure we are meeting our commitment at every opportunity.
- Our mission is to provide exceptional customer service and health improvement, linking the science of medicine with the humanity of compassionate care. We fulfill our mission through our core values of accountability, taking responsibility for quality healthcare and resource management; collaboration, working together to achieve our shared goals; excellence in exceeding expectations; innovation by enhancing services through creativity and technology; and integrity, treating all with honesty, respect and confidentiality. These values help us realize our vision to be the best rural healthcare team in Iowa. Our vision enables us to deliver on our promise to you:
- At Mahaska Health Partnership, we treat you and yours like family. From your first
experience with a receptionist to your surgery and recovery; our family is with
you every step of the way to ensure you receive the same high quality care
and compassion we would expect for our own family and neighbors.