Karen Tepe has a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Master's degree in Health Administration and a Master's degree in Business Administration from the University of Cincinnati and Xavier University, respectively. She has over 20 years of experience in health care ranging from Revenue Cycle within health insurance to Health Information Management within a hospital. Karen has also attained several certifications, including the credential of being certified in Healthcare Privacy and Security by AHIMA. Over the years she has been involved in the implementation of various systems, including the electronic health record (e.g. Epic, AllScripts), document image system, coding systems, etc.