Cindy Zak, MS, RHIA, PMP, FAHIMA
Cindy Zak is Executive Director, Corporate Business Services, at Yale New Haven Health System in New Haven, CT since July 2012. At Yale New Haven Health, she has been responsible for implementation of enterprise wide projects that include: ICD-10 implementation, centralization of Clinical Documentation Improvement and Health Information Management (HIM) integration with transition to the electronic health record.
Zak served on the Council for Excellence in Education and the AHIMA Board of Directors. In 1998 she received the Triumph "CPR Breakthrough Award" and testified before Congressional Subcommittee on Patient Confidentiality. While an Executive at PwC, she was selected to represent the American Healthcare Advisory Services at international forums in Dusseldorf, Germany and London, England. Zak is a Certified Project Manager and Institute Member. As a Foundation Board member she is dedicated to advancing the HIM profession to a global workforce supported through research, innovation and education.