Curriculum Vitae

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  • Company: KBS Consulting & Expert Witness Services
  • Phone: (847) 362-3921
  • Cell: (847) 477-5011

Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Health Informatics and HIPAA

Keywords/Search Terms:

Electronic Health Information Systems, (CPHIMS) Medical Records, Healthcare EDiscovery, (CEDS) Information Governance, Electronic Health Records, Health Insurance, Healthcare Compliance, Clinical Documentation, CEDS, RHIA, Quality Improvement (CPHQ)


Post Baccalaureate Clinical Informatics, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine; Master's of Jurisprudence - Health Law, Loyola School of Law Beazley Institute For Health Law and Policy ; Master's of Business, Lake Forest Graduate School of Management; Bachelor's of Science , Illinois State University

Years in Practice:


Additional Information

Kimberly is a credentialed (MBA, MJ, PBCI, RHIA, CPHIMS, CEDS CPHQ, FAHIMA) healthcare ediscovery, HIPAA, information governance, quality management, and compliance professional with over 30 years of experience in a variety of healthcare settings. She is a national speaker and author on the topics of health information operations, including HIPAA, e-discovery, information governance and healthcare compliance. Kim has been an active member of the Health Level Seven (HL-7) Working Group responsible for review and development of the Records Management and Evidentiary Support (RM-ES) profile for the design and development of the functional profile for Electronic Health Record (EHR) systems since 2006. She has also been an active member and contributor in AHIMA task forces and working groups related to electronic discovery. Kim holds a Master’s of Business (MBA) from the Lake Forest Graduate School of Management, a Master’s of Jurisprudence (MJ) in Health Law and Policy from the Loyola School of Law - Beazley Institute for Health Law and Policy in Chicago, IL and Post Baccalaureate in Clinical Informatics (PBCI) from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. She is a 2011 recipient of the AHIMA e-HIM® Triumph Award in recognition of those individuals, groups, or organizations who have made important advances in areas related to e-HIM®. Kim is a member of The Sedona Conference® Working Group on Best Practices for Electronic Document Retention and Production (WG1), the Public Health Data Standards Consortium (PHDSC), the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA), the National Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ), the Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS), the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management (ASHRM), and the Association of Certified Electronic Discovery Specialists (ACEDS). Kim is the lead author on the first of its kind e-discovery healthcare resource guide, E-Discovery and Electronic Records by AHIMA Press (May, 2012).