Dwan Thomas Flowers is a healthcare business consultant having experience in several aspects of HIM including coding, management and general Health Information Management (HIM) operations, education, Quality Management and Revenue Cycle. She currently serves as an ICD-10 consultant and subject matter expert. Some of her former roles have included HIM Director for a large Level I Trauma center, Revenue Cycle Manager of Charge Capture and Coding for an integrated healthcare system, and Adjunct instructor teaching ICD-9-CM coding or Health Information Systems in an accredited HIM program.
Dawn is involved in several healthcare professional associations, having held multiple positions in many organizations such as AHIMA, FHIMA, HIMSS, National Association of Health Services Executives (NAHSE) and NFAHQ. Her participation ranges from active member to the President! She is a former Chair of the HIMSS ICD-10 Task Force, a Past President of the Florida HIMA and is the recipient of multiple HIM industry awards including two AHIMA Triumph Awards for Leadership and Mentoring and two FHIMA Distinguished Member designations.
Dwan holds an MBA, a BS in Health Information Administration, Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) credential; Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) credential and is also an AHIMA-approved ICD-10-CM and PCS Trainer. She is a frequent instructor for CCS preparatory workshops in multiple cities within FL as well as a sought-after presenter via webinar, at national, regional and state HIM conferences and for the healthcare industry as a whole. Her publications can be found in multiple industry magazines such as "Advance for Health Information Professionals" where she serves on the panel for their Coding and Management Q & A columns.