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Mary A. Hanken
Senior Lecturer

Mary Alice Hanken is a senior lecturer in the Health Informatics and Health Information Managment Program. She teaches courses on legal aspects of health care, quality improvement and research in health care, and manages selected field experiences and projects.

Mary Alice is a past president of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), WSHIMA and has recieved AHIMA's Educator Award, Literary Award, and Distinguished Member Award.

Research Interests:
Health information management; privacy and confidentiality of health information

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Contact Information

email:   mahanken@u.washington.edu

office:   14-107 UW Tower

address:
HIHIM
4333 Brooklyn Ave NE, 14-107
Seattle, WA 98195-9544

campus box:   359455
voice:   206-543-8810

Education

PhD   University of Washington, 1989   (Education)
MEd   Seattle University, 1974   (Education)
BS   Seattle University, 1963   (Medical Records Administration)

Teaching   (Department of Health Services Courses)

Recent Publications



Hanken MA. Is your privacy protected? Privacy and confidentiality of personal health information. Stand News. 1999 Apr;27(4):22-4.  PMID: 11693158


Hanken MA. New standards focus on information security. J AHIMA. 1998 Mar;69(3):45.  PMID: 10177482


Hanken MA. E-mail security. J AHIMA. 1996 Nov-Dec;67(10):40-2; quiz 43-4.  PMID: 10162079


Hanken MA. Standards for confidentiality, privacy, access, and data security. Top Health Inf Manage. 1996 May;16(4):44-8.  PMID: 10157660


Hanken MA. Accelerated programs in health information management. J AHIMA. 1993 Apr;64(4):40, 42.  PMID: 10125194


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Projects

Professional Activities
Mary Alice is an active member of AHIMA, WSHIMA, AMIA and ASTM.
Community Interests
  • EHR Systems in Behavorial Health and Ambulatory Care
  • Designing and implementing systems that meet health care organization needs and regulatory/standards requirements.