Cathy A. Flite

Associate Professor of Instruction
Health Services Administration and Policy
Office
1301 Cecil B. Moore Avenue

Biography

Cathy A. Flite, PhD, FAHIMA, RHIA, is an associate professor of instruction in the Department of Health Services Administration and Policy at Temple University. She teaches in both the bachelor of science in health information management (BSHIM) and master of science in health informatics (MSHI) programs in the following areas: health information management (HIM) leadership, operations management, reimbursement methodologies and health data standards.

Dr. Flite actively participates in HIM leadership roles at both national, state and local levels. Recently, she served the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) in numerous capacities, including leadership positions for the Certification Commission for Health Informatics & Information Management (CCHIIM). In addition, she has served on AHIMA’s five Council for Excellence in Education (CEE) workgroups, the Foundation Research Network (AFRN), and on the Educational Strategy Committee (CEE predecessor). Dr. Flite is a past recipient of the Pennsylvania Health Information Management Association’s (PHIMA) Distinguished Member Award and has been inducted into AHIMA’s Fellows program (FAHIMA).

Education

  • PhD, Human Development, Fielding Graduate University
  • MA, Human and Organizational Development, Fielding Graduate University
  • MEd, Health Education, Widener University
  • BS, Health Records Administration, Temple University 

Courses Taught

Number

Name

Level

HIM 1055

IT Applications for Health

Undergraduate

HIM 1101

Medical Terminology

Undergraduate

HIM 3101

Health Record Documentation

Undergraduate

HIM 3107

Healthcare Leadership and Strategic Management

Undergraduate

HIM 3203

Electronic Health Record Systems

Undergraduate

HIM 3297

Health Information Management Human Resource Management

Undergraduate

HIM 4104

Health Information Management Operations Management

Undergraduate

HIM 4113

Healthcare Reimbursement Systems

Undergraduate

HIM 5112

Health Information Systems: Design and Decision Making

Graduate

HIM 5114

Health Informatics Project Management

Graduate

Selected Publications