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2012 C.A.R.E. Giver of the Year

Tiffany Gramby, Senior Director of Health Information Management, has been named by her fellow co-workers as Barnesville Hospital’s 2012 C.A.R.E. Giver of the Year. The award was presented during the hospital=s annual Employee Service Awards banquet held during National Hospital Week in May.

Tiffany is a tremendous asset to the Hospital. Her contribution to the EHR implementation is a significant reason for the success of the project, states David Phillips, CEO. I am happy that she received this honor from her peers. She is truly deserving.

Tiffany, along with four sisters, was born and raised in Pittsburgh. From the time she was a little girl, she dreamed of becoming a pediatrician. However, as she grew older, her interest shifted from being a direct care provider to one combining her healthcare interests with law. This led her to the allied health services field of Health Information Management which, according to her, combined the best of both worlds.

Upon receipt of her Bachelor of Science degree and certification as a Registered Records Administrator, Tiffanys career path took her to Philadelphia where she began her career as a Lead Cancer Registrar at Hahnemann Hospital. After having worked at Iama Home Healthcare as the Medical Records Director and Keystone Mercy Health Plan as a Call Center Manager, Tiffany was recruited to Barnesville in 1999. Serving as Project Manager for the electronic health record implementation In 2012 was, according to Tiffany, her most gratifying healthcare experience. I am extremely grateful that the hospital entrusted me with such a monumental job. Ms. Gramby has recently assumed additional responsibilities as HIPAA Privacy Officer and the Corporate Compliance Officer, in addition to her prior service as Senior Director of Health Information Management.

When asked the biggest challenge facing healthcare, Ms. Gramby stated, The biggest challenge in todays healthcare climate is maintaining compliance with all of the constantly changing regulations, while ensuring that the quality of care is never compromised.

Tiffany has a 21 year old son, Brindan Jackson, who will be a senior at The Ohio State University majoring in Computer Science Engineering. Attending the First Christian Church in Barnesville, Tiffany has served as a Deaconess, taught Sunday School, and participated in several mission trips.