Karen Cohen, RHIA

Karen Cohen, RHIAPresident
Corporate Health Resources, Inc.
1375 Piccard Drive, Suite 275
Rockville, MD 20850
kcohen@chr.com

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • Over thirty years of experience designing, implementing, and managing occupational health record keeping systems and medical surveillance programs to meet the needs of clients in industry.
  • Sole owner and operator of Corporate Health Resources, Inc., a firm that manages a nationwide network of highly qualified occupational and executive health clinics and ancillary providers. Currently, CHR’s network has over 12,000 providers and growing, with coverage in all 50 states and some international locations.
  • Managing programs for numerous Fortune 500 companies in the areas of occupational health and executive health. Types of examinations coordinated by CHR include pre-placement and periodic health examinations (both regulated and non-regulated), DOT examinations, drug screen collections and processing (including MRO services and random drug screening programs), immunization scheduling and tracking for international travelers, Independent Medical Evaluations (IME’s), and Functional Capacity Examinations (FCEs).
  • Experience using a Joint Applications Development (JAD) methodology to assist clients in industry in the development and customization of occupational health computer systems.

CREDENTIALS:

  • Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) 1981

EXPERIENCE:

  • President and Owner 1986-Present – Corporate Health Resources, Inc., Rockville, Maryland
  • Manager, Health Services 1985-1986 – OHIS, Inc., Frederick, Maryland
  • Assistant Director, Medical Record Department 1981-1985 – Control Data Corporation (formerly Tabershaw Associates), Rockville, Maryland
  • Commissioned Officer, U.S. Public Health Service 1980-1981 – National Institutes of Health, Clinical Center Medical Records Department, Bethesda, Maryland

EDUCATION:

  • Post-graduate Certificate, Health Record Administration 1980 – U.S. Public Health Service Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland
  • Bachelor of Science 1981 – Colby-Sawyer College, New London, New Hampshire

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:

  • American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)
  • American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA)
  • Association of Occupational and Environmental Clinics (AOEC)
  • District of Columbia Health Information Management Association (DC-HIMA)
  • National Association of Collection Sites (NACS)
  • National Safety Council
  • Substance Abuse Program Administrators Association (SAPAA)

HONORS:

  • Representative, Exhibitor Advisory Committee 1999 – Current – Continued two year term re-election, American Occupational Health Conference and the American Occupation Health Conference
  • Representative, Exhibitor Advisory Committee 1996 – Current – Continued three year term re-election, American Occupational Health Conference

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