Health Information Technology Faculty

Health Information Technology Faculty

Michele Budnovitch, RHIA
Instructor, Business Administration/Health Information

Michele Budnovitch

Contact information (employee directory)

Education

  • M.B.A. – Bloomsburg University
  • M.S. – Instructional Technology - Bloomsburg University
  • B.S. – Health Planning and Administration with Minor in Business - Pennsylvania State University
  • RHIA – Registered Health Information Administrator
  • B.S. - Health Information - Pennsylvania College of Technology
  • A.A.S. - Health Information - Pennsylvania College of Technology

Academic Experience

  • Adjunct faculty - Pennsylvania College of Technology - 2002-2004 - Health Information
  • Instructor - Pennsylvania College of Technology – 2004 - Present - Currently teaches courses in Health Information, Managerial Decision Making, Introductory Computer Science, and Office Information Technology.
  • Bloomsburg University, Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit, Center for Workforce Development (Lock Haven University) – 1998 - 2011 - Continuing Education Instructor for Office Applications, Desktop Publishing, and Operating System classes

Work Experience

  • Project Manager, Marketing, Susquehanna Health System
  • Administrative Director, Susquehanna Health System
  • Compensation and Benefits Manager – Hazleton-St. Joseph Medical Center

Daniel K. Christopher, RHIA
Assistant Professor and Department Head, Business Administration/Health Information

Daniel K. Christopher

Contact information (employee directory)

Education

  • M.B.A. – Business Administration - University of Pittsburgh
  • B.S. – Health Records Administration with a minor in Biology - York College of Pennsylvania
  • RHIA – Registered as a Health Information Administrator with the AHIMA

Academic Experience

  • Assistant Professor – Pennsylvania College of Technology, 1999-present – Taught courses related to business, management, and health information
  • Director, Health Information Technology Program – South Hills School of Business and Technology, 1992-1999

Work Experience

  • Health Information Consultant – Lock Haven Hospital, Lock Haven, PA, 1994-1998
  • Controller – Mercy Hospital, Altoona, PA, 1991-1992
  • Director of Medical Records – Mercy Hospital, Altoona, PA, 1983-1991
  • Director of Medical Records – J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, Huntingdon, PA, 1980-1983
  • Director of Medical Records – Wernersville State Hospital, Wernersville, PA, 1979-1980

In addition to serving on various committees at Penn College, Professor Christopher is an active member of the American and Pennsylvania Health Information Management Associations and has previously served as the President of the Central Pennsylvania Health Information Management Association. He has had the opportunity to present workshops for hospitals on medical records, confidentiality, and medical terminology as well as served as a consultant for the PA Department of Education.

School of Health Sciences

570-327-4519

HS@pct.edu

Advanced Technology & Health Sciences Center, Rm. W241

Pennsylvania College of Technology
DIF 22

One College Avenue
Williamsport, PA 17701

Admissions Office

570-327-4761
800-367-9222

admissions@pct.edu

Student & Administrative Services Center, Rm. 1068

Pennsylvania College of Technology
DIF 119

One College Avenue
Williamsport, PA 17701