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Meryl Bloomrosen, MBA, RHIA, FAHIMA is Vice President of Thought Leadership, Practice Excellence and Public Policy for the American Health Information Management Association (AHMIA). She works directly with AHMIA’s leadership and members to advance the Association’s positions on HIT and informatics policy issues and developments. Previously, she was vice president of American Medical Informatics Association, program manager of the Connecting Communites for Better Health Program at the eHealth Initiatve, and senior policy analyst at the Prospective Payment Assessment Commission (now MEDPAC).

My Journey as an Undercover Patient

Meryl Bloomrosen | August 26, 2013
Not too long ago, I had the misfortune to fall from my bicycle, and within minutes my bicycle and I were on our way to the local hospital via ambulance with serious but non-life threatening injuries. As a result of this incident, I got to experience the health care system first hand, up close and personal. Thus began my unexpected journey as an undercover patient...