GREENMA

Green, Michelle

Email: GreenMA@alfredstate.edu
Department: Physical + Life Sciences
Office Location:Physical and Health Sciences Bldg.
Office Phone: 607-587-3672

Education
  • Graduate Course in Critical Thinking. NYSUT Education & Learning Trust. Summer 1993.
  • M.P.S., Community Services Administration. Alfred University, Alfred N.Y. January 1988.
  • B.S., Medical Records Administration. Daemen College, Buffalo N.Y. May 1979.
  • A.A.S., Medical Records Technology, Alfred State College, Alfred N.Y. May 1977.

Teaching Overview
  • CPT Coding
  • Human Biology
  • ICD-9-CM Coding
  • Medical Terminology
  • Coding Professional Practice Experience
  • Insurance and Reimbursement Processing
  • Introduction to Health Information Management
  • Alternate Care Health Information Management
  • Introduction to HIM Professional Practice Experience
  • Quality Management and Legal Aspects of Health Information Management

Professional Experience

SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor. State University of New York, College of Technology at Alfred, Alfred, N.Y. (1984-Present)

  • Date of Initial Appointment to SUNY: December 1984.
  • Date Highest Rank Achieved: May 2004.
  • Teach and develop Internet-based courses for coding & reimbursement specialist and health information technology/medical records programs.
  • Academically advise students.
  • Coordinated Coding & Reimbursement Specialist and Health Information Technology/Medical Records curriculums. (2000-August 2007)
  • Taught and developed on-campus courses in health information technology/medical records and medical transcription. Academically advised on-campus students. (1984-2000)

Health Information Management Consultant.1984-2000.

  • Author, Reimbursement Methodologies chapters for textbooks entitled Introduction to Health Information Management and Health Information Management: Concepts, Principles, and Practice (American Health Information Management Association) (2000) (2004)
  • Reviewed and critiqued health information technology program accreditation self-study document (Sawyer College, Pittsburgh, PA) (2000)
  • Served as contract author to finish incomplete manuscript entitled Understanding Health Insurance: A Guide to Professional Billing (Delmar Learning, Albany, N.Y.) (1999) (Original author unable to complete manuscript due to illness)
  • Served as contract author to finish another author's incomplete manuscript entitled Uniform Billing: A Guide to Hospital Billing (Delmar Learning, Albany, N.Y.) (1999) (Original author unable to complete manuscript due to time constraints)
  • Trained physicians and other providers in documentation and coding/reimbursement issues (Veterans Administration Medical Centers, Albany, Batavia, Bath, Buffalo, Canandaigua, and Syracuse, NY) (1998-2000) (Guthrie Clinic, Corning, NY) (1999) (Unity Health Care, Rochester, NY) (1999) (Jones Memorial Hospital, Wellsville, NY) (2000)
  • Assisted with development of new health information technology programs (Penn College of Technology, Williamsport, PA) (1998) (St. Petersburg Junior College, St. Petersburg, FL) (1984)
  • Review textbook manuscripts (AHIMA) (Delmar Learning) (Elsevier) (McGraw-Hill) (Pearson Prentice Hall) (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins) (1987-Present)
  • Conducted coding validation audits (St. James Mercy Health, Hornell, NY) (1987)
  • Coded and abstracted ambulatory surgery unit and inpatient records (St. Luke's/Roosevelt Medical Center, Manhattan, NY) (1985)

Director of Medical Records. Metropolitan General Hospital, Pinellas Park, FL. (1981-1984)

  • Hired and managed staff of 15 employees
  • Coordinated medical record functions and assisted staff in prioritizing tasks
  • Chaired the following committees: medical library, medical records/forms design, quality assurance/utilization review, tissue review
  • Prepared annual budgets: salary ($300,000) and department ($100,000), reconciled monthly expenditures, and prepared justifications
  • Supervised submission of ICD-9-CM codes to billing office within three days of inpatient discharge to facilitate timely billing of accounts receivable (averaging $1.5 million/month)

Director of Medical Records. Interbay Community Hospital, Tampa, FL. (1979-1981)

  • Supervised one file clerk
  • Coordinated medical record functions and performed all technical tasks in a timely manner (medical record abstracting, analysis, assembly, coding, and medical transcription)
  • Chaired the medical library and medical records/forms design committees.

Publications and Events
  • Author. 3-2-1 Code It!, by Michelle A. Green. Delmar Cengage Learning.
  • Author. Understanding Health Insurance: A Guide to Billing and Reimbursement, by Michelle A. Green and JoAnn C. Rowell. Delmar Cengage Learning.
  • Co-author. Essentials of Health Information Management, by Michelle A. Green and Mary Jo Bowie. Delmar Cengage Learning.
  • Co-author. Medical Transcription Report Grader (MTRG), by Michelle A. Green and Jozef Colpaert.

Honors and Awards
  • Triumph Educator Award, AHIMA, 2008
  • Teacher of the Year, Alumni Association, Alfred State College, August 2005
  • Fellow, American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), August 2004
  • S.U.N.Y. Distinguished Teaching Professor, May 2004
  • Cheer for a Peer, Alfred State College, November 2002
  • Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching, State University of New York, 2000
  • Who's Who Among America's Teachers, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2004
  • Outstanding Young Woman of America, 1997

Service
  • Presenter, Blackboard Best Practices, Alfred State College, January 2007
  • Presenter, So You're Teaching Online! Now What?, Alfred State College, January 2007
  • Advisor to Online Learning Coordinator, Alfred State College, Fall 2006
  • Member, Education Foundation Board of Directors, 2006-Present
  • Member, Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching Committee, 2005-Present
  • Member, eLearning Group, 2002-2004
  • Contributing author, eLearning Handbook, 2001-02
  • Mentor and trainer, TopClass and Blackboard course management systems, 2000-Present
  • Contributing Author, Distance Education Institutional Capability Review Report, 2002
  • Author, Middle States Interim Report, 2001
  • Trainee, TopClass and Blackboard course management systems, 2000-03
  • Recipient, State of New York/UUP Joint Labor-Management Technology Grant ($18,000) entitled Development of an Internet-based Cancer Registry Program Option for the Health Information Technology/Medical Records Program, 1998-99
  • Chairperson, Middle States Periodic Review Report Team, 1998-99
  • Member, Alfred State Opportunity Program Review Team, 1997-98
  • Honorary, Pi Nu Epsilon Sorority, 1997-98
  • Member, Alfred Academic Promotion Committee, 1997-98
  • Chairperson, Alfred Academic Promotion Committee, 1996-97
  • Registration Representative, Physical & Life Sciences Department, 1993-1996
  • Member, Employee Assistance Program Committee, 1990-94
  • Chairperson, Alfred Academic Promotion Committee, 1991-92
  • Member, Search Committee for Vice President of Student Services, 1991-9
  • Member, Middle States Accreditation Faculty and Teaching Task Force, 1990-91
  • Chairperson, Student Health Advisory Committee, 1990-91
  • Chairperson, Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Professional Service Committee, 1990-91
  • Member, Alfred Academic Promotion Committee, 1989-91
  • Member, Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Professional Service Committee, 1989-91
  • Secretary/Treasurer, Faculty Senate, 1988-89
  • Member, Committee on Alcohol Education Program and Campus Safety, 1988-89
  • Traffic Appeals Officer, 1987-88
  • Chairperson, Student Senate ad hoc Committee on Student Life, 1986-87

Other Information

PROFESSIONAL CREDENTIALS

  • Fellow of the American Health Information Management Association (FAHIMA), 2004
  • Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), 1979
  • Certified Medical Assistant (CMA), 1990
  • Certified Professional Coder (CPC), 2005
  • Physician Coding Specialist (PCS), 2008

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • Member, American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA), 1990-Present
  • Member, American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC), 2000-Present
  • Member, American College of Medical Coding Specialists (ACMCS), 2007-Present
  • Member, American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), 1979-Present
  • Member, Monroe County Chapter of the AAMA, 1990-Present
  • Member, New York Health Information Management Association (NYHIMA), 1984-Present
  • Member, New York Society of the AAMA, 1990-Present
  • Member, Rochester Regional Health Information Management Association (RrHIMA), 1984-Present
  • Member, Florida Health Information Management Association (FHIMA), 1979-84
  • Member, Gulfcoast Regional Health Information Management Association (Gulfcoast Region), 1979-84
  • Member, NYHIMA Education Committee, 2004-05
  • Facilitator, AHIMA Assembly on Education (AOE) Community of Practice (CoP), 2000-Present
  • Member, Medical Assistant Advisory Board, Elmira Business Institute, 2002-Present
  • Speaker, Managing Professional Practice Activities On-line, AHIMA AOE Summer Symposium, June 2004
  • Speaker, Software Tools that Save Time, AHIMA AOE Summer Symposium, June 2003
  • Speaker, Teaching On-line: Tackle the Unknown, NYHIMA Annual Conference, June 2002 (encore)
  • Speaker, Teaching On-line: Tackle the Unknown, NYHIMA Educator Forum, January 2002
  • Coordinator, Alfred State's Quantum Coding Beta Test Site, QuadraMed Corporation, 2002-03
  • Member, Product Advisory Board, QuadraMed Corporation, 2001-03
  • Member, Editorial Advisory Board, How to Get Paid! for Family Practice, HCPro, Inc., 2001-02
  • Member, Health Information Administration Advisory Board, Daemen College, 1985-86
  • Member, Editorial Advisory Board, Nursing Home Regulations Manual: Survey, Certification & Enforcement Bulletin, Thompson Publishing Group, Inc., 1993-95