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Director of Health Information Technology

 

Susan P. Scully, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P

 

Susan P. Scully, MS, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P is the Director of Burlington County College’s (BCC) Health Information Technology (HIT) program. Ms. Scully joined BCC full-time in 2000. She has a degree in Medical Office Assisting from BCC and has been in the healthcare field since 1980. After working in patient care for several years, her interests turned to medical records. She earned her associate’s degree in Health Information Technology (HIT) through the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) Independent Study program and BCC, and in 2005, she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Information Administration from Stephens College and attained the Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) credential. She completed her master's degree in Health Information Management (HIM) with a certificate in Healthcare Informatics in July 2013 at the College of St. Scholastica. 

 

Ms. Scully has specialized in coding since 1988 and earned her Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) credential in 1992 and the Certified Coding Specialist-Professional (CCS-P) certification in 1998. She began her career in the HIM department at Deborah Heart and Lung Center as a microfilm clerk and worked her way up to become the Coding Supervisor in 1987. 

 

An advocate for education in health information and patient access to health information, she is actively involved in the New Jersey Health Information Management Association (NJHIMA) serving as a committee member, secretary, director/delegate, and president (2008-2009). Ms. Scully was named the Distinguished Member of NJHIMA in 2010.

 

Currently, Ms. Scully teaches several courses in the Health Information Technology program including: HIT 110: Professional Practice I, HIT 212: Professional Practice II, and HIT 208: Reimbursement Methodologies. She is also an AHIMA approved trainer for ICD-10.

 

Ms. Scully is the co-chair of the NJ Department of Banking and Insurance Implementation Committee for ICD-10 and has frequently spoken on the topic. She is also actively involved in the Electronic Health Record (EHR) initiative and has participated in numerous events related to EHR.

 

 

Coding Program Manager

 

Fran DiLorenzo, RHIT

 

Frances DiLorenzo, RHIT is the Coding Program Manager of Burlington County College. She earned her Coding Program Certificate from Camden County College and an AAS.HIT Degree from Burlington County College. Currently, she is pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Allied Health from Wilmington University. Ms. DiLorenzo was hired by Burlington County College in 2004 to assist with the planning and execution of numerous educational grants. In 2009, she joined the Health Information Technology Department as the Outcomes Manager for Project CODE, a Community Based Job Training Grant. In 2012, she was promoted to the Coding Program Manager. She was instrumental in the development and implementation of Continuing Education Seminars for incumbent workers. The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) selected Ms. DiLorenzo as the 2013 Rising Star, Triumph Award winner. The award is based on a new professional who has enthusiastically shown great promise for continued contribution to the future of the health information management profession. Ms. DiLorenzo is a member of the American Health Information Association and the American Academy of Professional Coders.

 

 

Adjunct Faculty

 

William Bailey
Debra Canale, RN, MSN
*Janet A. Evans, RN, MBA, MS, CPC-I, CCS
Martin Hoffman, MS
*Carole Liebner, RHIT, CCS
*Carolyn D. Magnotta, BA, RHIA, CPHQ
*Joyce M. Matheson, RHIT
Julie Moisey, MS, RHIA
Lisa Ochs, RN, MSN
Jamie Loggains, RHIT
Kim Twadell, MSN, APN
Barbara Boyle, CCS

 

*AHIMA Academy for ICD-10 Trainer