Scholarly Works

1. Sanders, T, Bowens, F, Pierce, W, Stasher-Booker, B, Thompson, E, Jones, W. The Road to ICD-10-CM/PCS Implementation: Forecasting the Transition for Providers, Payers, and Other Healthcare Organizations. Perspectives in Health Information Management, Winter 2012.

2. Houser, SH, Colquitt, S, Clements, K, Hart-Hester, S. The Impact of Electronic Health Record Usage on Cancer Registry Systems in Alabama. Perspectives in Health Information Management, Spring 2012.

3. Madison, M, Rudman, WJ, Hart-Hester, S, Caputo, N, French, M, Jones, W. Leveraging Health Information Technology and Health Information Management in Rural America: A Health Summit Commentary. The Journal of Rural Health 28 (2012).

4. Baker, A. The Importance of Creating a Healthcare Provider Reference Database for Rural and Underserved Populations. Perspectives in Health Information Management (Fall 2011): 1-2.

5. Rudman, W, Hart-Hester, S, Jones, W, Caputo, N, Madison, M. Integrating Medical and Dental Records: A New Frontier in Health Information Management. Journal of AHIMA 81, no.10 (October 2010).

6. McClain, I, Thompson, E. The Use of Cell Phone Technology Provides Teens More Control and Independence and Healthcare Cost Savings in the Management of Chronic Disease. Perspectives in Health Information Management, Fall 2010.

7. Bowens, F, Frye, P, Jones, W. Health Information Technology: Integration of Clinical Workflow into Meaningful Use of Electronic Health Records. Perspectives in Health Information Management, Fall 2010.

8. Rudman, WJ, Eberhardt, JS, Pierce, W, Hart-Hester, S. Healthcare Fraud and Abuse. Perspectives in Health Information Management 2009; 6 (Fall).

9. Houser, SH, Manger, BJ, Price, BJ, Silvers, S, Hart-Hester, S. Expanding the Health Information Management Public Health Role. Perspectives in Health Information Management 6, Summer 2009.

10. Houser, SH, Tesch, L, Hart-Hester, S, Dixon-Lee, C. Roles and Challenges of the Health Information Management Educator: A National HIM Faculty Survey. Perspectives in Health Information Management 6;4, Spring 2009.

11. Hart-Hester, S, Crockett, KL, Smith, PO, Rudman, WJ. Elderly Suicide and Risk Assessment Strategies. JOURNAL MSMA, April 2009 — Vol. 50, No. 4.

12. Hart-Hester, S, Jones, W, Watzlaf, V, Fenton, SH, Nielsen, C, Madison, M, Arthur, C, Marbury, D, Rudman, L, Patterson, R, Reynolds, R, Rudman, WJ. Impact of Creating a Pay for Quality Improvement (P4QI) Incentive Program on Healthcare Disparity: Leveraging HIT in Rural Hospitals and Small Physician Offices. Perspectives in Health Information Management 5:14, Fall 2008.

13.  Fletcher A, Cooper JR, Helms P,  Northington L, Winters K.  Stemming the tide of childhood obesity in an underserved urban African American population: a pilot study.  ABNF J. 2009 Spring; 20(2):44-8.  

14.  Houser SH, Tesch L,  Hart-Hester S, Dixon-Lee C. Roles and challenges of the health information management  educator: a national HIM faculty survey. Perspect Health Inf Manag. 2009;6:4.

15. Rudman, W.J., Hart-Hester, S., Brown, C.A.,  Choo, E., Pittman, S., Cohn, F., “Ethical Dilemmas in Domestic Violence  Codification” J Clin Ethics. 2008 Winter;19(4):353-9.

16. Xiang Lusha, Dearman Jennifer, Abram Sean, Carter Cory and Hester Robert. Insulin  resistance and impaired functional vasodilation in obese Zucker rats.  Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2008 Apr;  294: H1658 – H1666.

17.  Abram, S.R., Hodnett B.L., Summers R.L., Coleman T.G. and Hester R.L. The Quantitative Circulatory Physiology (QCP) Model: A supplemental  Simulation Training Tool for Current and Future Medical and Basic Scientists. Adv Physiol Educ. 2007 June; Vol. 31:1-9. 

18.  Cohn, F., Goodman-Crews, P., Rudman, W.J., Schneiderman, L.J., and Waldman, E. “Proactive Ethics Consultation in the ICU: A Comparison of Value Perceived by Healthcare Professionals and Recipients” The Journal of Clinical Ethics. 2007 Summer;  18:2: 50-57.

19.  Hart-Hester, S., Jones, W., Watzlaf, V., Fenton, S., Nielson, C., Madison, M., Arthur, C., Marbury, D., Rudman, L., Patterson, R., Reynolds, R., & Rudman, W.  Impact of Creating a Pay for Quality Improvement Incentive Program (P4QI) on Health Care Disparity: Leveraging HIT in Rural Hospitals and Small Physician Offices. Journal of Health Informatics and Information Management Research. Perspectives in Health Information Management. 2008; Vol 5: 1-11.

20. Houser, S., Price, B., et al, Redefining the HIM Role in Public Health.”  Perspectives in Health Information Management 6, Summer 2009.

Papers Submitted/Accepted:  

1. Houser, S.; Morgan, D.; and Hart-Hester, S. Assessing the Planning and Implementation Strategies for ICD-10 Coding Transition in Alabama Hospitals. Perspectives in Health Information Management (Accepted).

2. Rudman, W., Burke-Beebe, S., Hart-Hester, S., Brown, C.A.,  McIlwain, J., Jr., Ekundayo, O., Eberhardt, J.  Patient Safety Care Among Small Rural Physician Offices: The Impact of Electronic Medical Record Adoption on Medical Error Reduction, Patient Care, and Cost Reduction. JAMIA (Submitted).

3.  Aten, J., Topping, S, et al.  Collaborating with African Churches to  Overcome Mental Health Disparities: What Mental Health Professionals Can Learn  from Hurricane Katrina, Professional Psychology: Research and Practice 2009 (In press).

4. Hart-Hester,S., Crockett, K., Smith, P., and Rudman,  W.  The Role of Primary Care Physicians in Assessing Risk Factors for Suicide: Age, Race, and Gender Factors Associated with Suicide. Journal of the MS State Medical Association, 2008 (Accepted).

Presentations:

1. Houser, S., Tesch, L., & Hart-Hester, S. “Are we prepared for E-HIM Transformation? Results of the 2008 National HIM Survey.”  AHIMA’s Faculty Development Institute and Assembly on Education Symposium,  July, 2009.

2. Hart-Hester, S., Jones, W., Arthur, C., Brown, A., Abram, S.  & Rudman, W. Disseminating HIT Innovation:  Networking with Small Rural Hospitals. Third National Leadership Summit on  Eliminating Racial and Ethnic Disparities, National Harbor, MD, Feb. 25-27, 2009.

3. Abram, S., Hart-Hester, S., Jones, W., Arthur, C., Brown,  C., & Rudman, W.  The Mississippi Institute for Improvement of Geographic Minority Health. Third National  Leadership Summit on Eliminating Racial and Ethnic Disparities, National  Harbor, MD, Feb. 25-27, 2009.

4. Beckley, G., Arthur, C.  Health promotion innovations: An HBCU teaches itself and the community, Third Annual Health Disparities Conference, Xavier University, New Orleans, LA, April 2009.

5. Rudman, W.J., Hart-Hester, S., Brown, C.A., Pierce, W., Fairley, K., Hamlin, S.  Factors Affecting the Adoption of EHR:  The Use of Bayesian Models in Assessing EHR Adoption. National Rural Health Association Annual Rural Minority and Multicultural Health Conference, Albuquerque, NM, December 11-12, 2008.

6. Rudman, W., Burke-Beebe, S., Hart-Hester, S., Brown, C., McIlwain, J., Ekundayo, O. & Eberhardt, J. Factors Affecting the Adoption of EHR:  The Use of Bayesian Models in Assessing EHR Adoption. University of Alabama-Tuscaloosa 9th Annual Rural Health Conference, September 4-5, 2008.

7. Rudman, W., Burke-Beebe, S., Hart-Hester, S., Brown, C., McIlwain, J., Ekundayo, O. & Eberhardt, J. Factors Affecting the Adoption of EHR:  The Use of Bayesian Models in Assessing EHR  Adoption.AHRQ Annual Conference, Bethesda, MD. September, 2008.

8. Rudman, W., Houser, S., Reynolds, R.  Leading the Data Revolution. 2008 Assembly of Education “Winning the HIM Education Race-From  Starting Gate to Finish Line”, Louisville, KY,  July 12-16, 2008.

9. Rudman, W.J, Brown, C.A., Campbell, R.J., Harris, S.T., Stewart, R.S.  Perspectives in Health Information  Management (PHIM) 2008 Assembly of Education “Winning the HIM Education Race-From  Starting Gate to Finish Line”, Louisville, KY,  July 12-16, 2008.

10. Rudman, W.J., Hart-Hester, S., Brown, C.A., Pierce, W. “HIT Initiatives in Mississippi” National Oral Health Conferences, Miami FL, April, 2008.

11. Rudman, W.J., “San Diego Dialogue Project: Bayesian Analysis and Implications” National Oral Health Conferences, Miami FL, April 2008.

12. Pittman, S., Hart-Hester, S., Rudman, W., Brown, C.A., and  Cohn, F., Empowering primary care physicians to identify and address domestic,  violence, STFM 28th Annual Conference on Families and Health, New Orleans LA, Feb  27 – March 2, 2008.

13. Research Training Institute for the American Health Information Management Workshop, (Drs. Rudman and Hart-Hester, Faculty), Duluth MN, August 2008.

14. Abram, S., Davis, S, Rudman, B., Brown, A Arthur, C.,  Mawson, A., Sanders, T., Cosby, A. & Jones, W. Tackling significant health disparities faced by rural and disadvantaged minority populations in the state  of Mississippi. Sixth Annual Conference on Eliminating Health Disparities in Mississippi, Jackson MS, November 2007.

15. Fenton, S., Nielson, C., Sweet, D., and Rudman, W.J.,  “Research Fundamental: Tools for HIM Professionals and Evidence Based  Information Management” AHIMA National Convention, Philadelphia, PA,  October 2007.

16. Garvin, J, Wesley-Odom, B, Rudman, W.J., Hart-Hester, S., Brown, C.A, “HIT and Health Disparities Research” AHIMA National Convention, Philadelphia, PA, October 2007.

17. Rudman, W.J., Hart-Hester, S., Brown, C.A, McIlwain, J.  “HIT/HIE/EMR Trends and Updates.” Healthcare Financial Management Association Summer Meetings, Philadelphia   MS, August 2007.