Theresa Eichelmann, MBA, RHIA has over 30 years of experience as a leader in health information management. She is currently a Director at BJC HealthCare in St Louis, MO. Terri has responsibility for Coding and HIM Application Support. She has held HIM leadership roles in academic, community and rural hospitals. Eachelmann is adjunct faculty in the Health Information Management program at St. Louis University. She sits on the Advisory Boards for the HIM program at St. Louis University and HIT program at St. Charles Community College. She has served as a volunteer on the AHIMA Triumph Awards Committee. She has served as collaborator on articles, served on the Southern Illinois HIM Association Planning Committee, and has been a speaker at varous events.