Storfer Appointed Healthcare Informatics Program Developer

BUFFALO, N.Y. -  Kim Storfer, senior manager of operations for HEALTHeLINK, the Regional Health Information organization in Western New York, has been named program developer for the Healthcare Informatics program at Trocaire College, announced President Bassam M. Deeb.

In making the appointment, Deeb noted, “With Kim’s 20+ years of healthcare experience and her extensive knowledge of health information processes, we are pleased to have her on board to advance our new healthcare informatics program.”  In her role as program developer, Storfer will oversee all aspects of the healthcare informatics program including marketing the program, hiring faculty, student advisement and curriculum review.

As senior manager of operations for HEATHeLINK, Storfer manages eight employees and ten interns and is directly responsible for the daily operational activities of Master Patient Index (MPI) management, privacy, inbound and outbound interfaces, auditing, and other architectural components of data source implementation.

Storfer has over 20 years of healthcare experience, including HIM and clinical experience.  She is a Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) and received her bachelor’s degree in administration management from Houghton College and a master’s degree in healthcare administration/informatics from the University of Phoenix.

Trocaire College, founded in 1958 by the Sisters of Mercy of Buffalo, is a private college offering associate and baccalaureate degrees as well as certificate programs in hospitality, healthcare, hospitality and technology. Trocaire’s main campus in Buffalo is the hub for healthcare majors while the Russell J. Salvatore School of Hospitality & Business location on Transit Road in Williamsville offers courses in hospitality, dietetic technology, human resource management, computer networking and Trocaire’s newest program in healthcare informatics.