William Thieleman, RHIA, CHP
Bill Thieleman has spent thirty years in Health Information Management and Privacy/Security, as a consultant since 2013. Previously, Thieleman spent fifteen years as senior policy analyst and health information administrator for Group Health Cooperative in Seattle; and was the HIM department director in acute care settings, and health information administrator for Washington State Medical Association. Bill has received awards for articles published in the Journal of AHIMA.
Thieleman has served as past president, director, delegate, Washington State Health Information Management Association; two previous terms on the AHIMA Foundation Board, workforce, task force and Nominating Committee member, AHIMA; founder/facilitator, Northwest Privacy Officers Forum and board member, Community HIT Alliance of Washington. Founding member and past board member of Seattle Men's Chorus; past board member, Seattle Counseling Service. As a Foundation Board member, Thieleman's commitment to furthering the benefits of the AHIMA Foundation stems from his mother's commitment to scholarship programs.