Anne Skinner, RHIA, MS

Assistant Professor

College of Allied Health Professions
Department of Allied Health Professions Education, Research, & Practice
984420 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-4420

Academic Appointments:
Assistant Professor, Division of Allied Health Research Administration: 2016 - present

MS:    Biomedical Informatics, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 2015
BS:    Health Information Management, College of Saint Mary, 2003
BS:     Management/Finance Option, Purdue University, 1989        

Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), 2003 - Present

Primary Teaching Responsibilities:
Development of Applied Health Informatics Certificate Program
Online courses in the Applied Heath Informatics and Quality Improvement Certificate Programs –projected to start Fall 2018

Scholarly Activity:
As a health informatician and data analyst, my research focus is assisting organizations in turning healthcare data into information into knowledge into wisdom. Other areas of interest include: Healthcare Quality Improvement and Patient Safety, Organizational Learning, Systems Thinking, and Data, Information and Knowledge Management.

Publications: (last 5 years)
Venema DM, Skinner AM, Nailon R, Conley D, High R, Jones KJ. Patient and system factors associated with unassisted and injurious falls in hospitals: an observational study. BMC Geriatr. 2019;19(1):348. doi:10.1186/s12877-019-1368-8.

Jones KJ, Skinner A, Venema D, et al. Evaluating the use of multiteam systems to manage the complexity of inpatient falls in rural hospitals. Health Serv Res. 2019; 00: 1‐ 13.

Jones KJ, Venema D, Nailon R, Skinner AM, High R, Kennel V. Shifting the paradigm: an assessment of the quality of fall risk reduction in Nebraska hospitals. J Rural Health. 2014: 31(2):135-145.

Reiter-Palmon R., Kennel V., Allen J.A., Jones K.J., Skinner A.M. Naturalistic decision making in after-0action review meetings: the implementation of and learning from post-fall huddles. JOOP. 2014.

Jones KJ, Skinner AM, High R, Reiter-Palmon R. A theory-driven longitudinal evaluation of the impact of team training on safety culture in 24 hospitals. BMJ Qual Saf. 2013;22:394-404.

Grabenbauer L, Skinner A, Windle J. (2011). Electronic health record adoption: maybe it’s not about the money. Appl Clin Inform. 2011 Nov 9;2(4):460-71.