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IU Northwest

Dorinda Sattler

Department of Health Information Management

Expert Bio

Dorinda Sattler is a clinical assistant professor of health information management and program director for IU Northwest’s Health Information Technology Program. She is the risk management consultant for the Indiana Residual Malpractice Insurance Authority. She has held management positions in community mental health, ambulatory, acute and long-term care.

She is the owner/consultant of Sattler Healthcare Consulting, providing health information management and risk management consulting services.

Sattler received her associate degree in health information technology and bachelor’s degree in health services management from IU Northwest. She received a Master of Jurisprudence in health law from Loyola University Chicago School of Law. She is a registered health information administrator, is certified in healthcare privacy and security and is a certified professional in healthcare risk management.

She is involved in health information management associations at the local, state, national and international level, serving in various volunteer capacities. She is a past president of the Indiana Society for Healthcare Risk Management and is active in IU Northwest campus committees.

In 2018, she received the Indiana Society for Healthcare Risk Management’s Glenn T. Troyer Award for Outstanding Risk Management. She received Indiana Health Information Management Association’s Professional Achievement Award in 2019. In 2020, she received a Board of Trustees Teaching Award from IU Northwest.

Areas of Expertise

Health information, health care risk management, HIPAA privacy and security.

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