Kelly V. Canter, RHIT, CCS, has a bachelor’s degree in health services administration from Baker College in Flint, MI, and an associate degree in health information technology. Her experience includes conducting coding and medical necessity
audits, clinician/coding education, revenue cycle management (including alternative payment models), data analytics/information governance, and natural language
processing uses outside of computer-assisted coding. Canter has authored and published multiple educational books and speaks at the national level on a variety of topics. Currently, Canter is the coding and HIM development manager for Optum360’s
computer-assisted coding solution and is serving a second term as president of the
Lake Huron Michigan Health Information Management Association.
Emily Graham McBroom, RHIA, CHTS-IM, is an application analyst for FMOL
Health System in Louisiana. She has led the implementation and optimization of various software systems throughout the US. McBroom has worked in HIM and IT departments, and as a consultant. She has served in local and state positions for the Louisiana Health Information Management Association (LHIMA), including as its president,
and represented Louisiana as a delegate to the AHIMA House of Delegates for three
years. McBroom was the 2014 recipient of the LHIMA Outstanding Volunteer Award.
She served on the AHIMA National Convention Planning Committee from 2014 to
2016 and has participated in Hill Day. McBroom has served on two university HIM
advisory boards and volunteers at her church as a children’s ministry leader.
Kelly V. Canter
Emily Graham McBroom
Commission on Certification for Health
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