The Northwest District includes all members with zip codes that begin with 710–711.
NWLHIMA Mini Workshop
Saturday, May 20th
8:30 AM – 4:00 PM (Registration 8:30 AM)
Shrines Hospital for Children
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NWLHIMA District 2020 – 2021 Officers:
|Stephanie Risner, RHIA|
|Elizabeth Zeutzius, MA, RHIA|
|Brittany Jackson, MHI, RHIA|
|Shelly Kirkland, MHI, RHIA, FAHIMA|
District Representative/Past President
|Cody Cox, RHIT|
Stephanie Risner, RHIA
Ms. Risner is the Director of Health Information Management and Revenue Cycle for Claiborne Memorial Medical Center. She is currently the President for the NWLHIMA District. She has served as the President Elect (NWLHIMA), HIIM Advisory Board (Louisiana Tech University), and a guest speaker for the HIIM Department (Louisiana Tech University).
Stephanie holds a Bachelor of Science in Health Informatics and Information Management from Louisiana Tech University; and an Associate of Science in Legal Studies from Hickey Business College in St. Louis, MO.
Shelly Kirkland, MHIM, RHIA, FAHIMA
Mrs. Kirkland is the Director of Health Information Management and Compliance Officer, Privacy Officer, and Medical Credentialing for Specialists Hospital Shreveport.
Shelly is currently the Treasurer for the NWLHIMA District. She has served as state President of Louisiana Health Information Management (LHIMA) and the Louisiana Health Information Systems Society (LAHIMSS). Shelly has received LHIMA Distinguished Member Award.
Shelly holds a Masters of Health Information Management from Louisiana Tech University; Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management from Louisiana Tech; and an Associate of Science in Health Information Management from Southern University. She earned fellowship status of the American Health Information Management Association (FAHIMA).
Brittany Jackson, MHI, RHIA
Hi! My name is Brittany Jackson, and I am so excited to be the new Secretary for the district. I graduated in 2017 from Louisiana Tech with my undergrad in Health Informatics and Information Management. Continuing with my education, I graduated with my Masters in Health Informatics in August of 2019. Currently, I work at Specialists Hospital Shreveport as a HIM Compliance Specialist. I look forward to working with our district and hopefully making new connections!
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