Kim Wilson is a Senior Consultant for Chartis Clinical Quality Solutions with more than 20 years of experience in clinical nursing, leadership, regulatory compliance, and informatics. Kim’s proven approach to simplification and process redesign benefits her clients in a variety of areas. She expertly guides them through survey readiness assessments for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and The Joint Commission (TJC). Kim also leads adverse action engagements, policy simplification assessments, and training, as well as electronic medical record (EMR) simplifications for a variety of electronic medical platforms including Epic, Cerner, Meditech, and Medhost.
Kim served on the Health Management System (HMS) Healthcare Quality Coalition Advisory Board, where she contributed to improving the design and structure of patient EMR layout, helping hospitals achieve Meaningful Use (MU) criteria. She provided critical feedback as a part of TJC’s Consultant Forum, offering insight related to current needs in the healthcare industry. Kim was also selected from among hundreds of entries for publication in Business Insider Intelligence Digital Health Pro, with her article, “What The Pros Are Saying.”
Prior to joining the firm, Kim spent years working as a critical care nurse, eventually moving into nursing informatics where she led informatics departments and teams. As Manager of Informatics, Kim oversaw all MU and Leapfrog activities for patient EMRs and successfully attested to Stages I and II of MU. Within this role, she had oversight of the EMR training and onboarding of over 1,500 employees, students, and providers annually.
She has also provided administrative oversight for numerous clinical information system projects including CPOE, Patient Portal, Physician Documentation, and eMAR management. In addition, she served as the Director of Informatics and Regulatory Compliance for a healthcare system in Houston and Louisiana. Kim’s vast experience also includes education—she has taught the Structure and Design of EMRs at the collegiate level.
Kim received her Bachelor of Science in nursing from East Texas Baptist University and her Master of Science in health informatics from Walden University. She is also certified in Sequel Viewpoint.