Kathy Fazio joined COPC as the Compliance Officer in September 2013. Kathy has over 30 years of healthcare leadership experience in HIPAA Privacy/Security, Compliance, Health Information Management, Quality Improvement, and Case Management.She has held leadership roles at OhioHealth, the Tenet South Florida Health System and Doctors Hospital. Kathy also served as a Visiting Professor for DeVry University Online for 7 years and is a frequent guest lecturer in the Health Information Management Program at The Ohio State University. Kathy received a master’s degree in Health Care Administration from Central Michigan University and a bachelor’s degree in Health Information Management from The Ohio State University. Kathy holds the following credentials: Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), Certified in Healthcare Compliance (CHC), Certified Professional Coder (CPC) and Certified Professional Medical Auditor (CPMA). She holds credentials as a registered health information administrator (RHIA) and is certified in healthcare compliance (CHC).