November 2021 Member Spotlight

Erin Holloway, MBA, RHIA

Professional Shares

Where do you work and what is your job title?
Baptist Health – System Director HIM/Coding/CDI

How long have you been a member of ArHIMA?

What certification types have you received or are seeking to receive?

Which college/university did you attend?
Louisiana Tech University & UALR

What made you decide to pursue a career in HIM?
My dad was a dialysis patient at a local hospital in New Orleans and introduced me to the “Medical Record Librarian”. She met with me a few times and here I am!

What are some of your responsibilities at your current position?
Advancing & changing my areas to align with processes and technologies that meet the expectations of Baptist Health. This includes improving existing processes as well as taking on new ones.

What is a typical day like for you?
Typical, what’s that?

What do you enjoy most about your job?
I love the diversity it brings, the people I work with! Baptist Health has been an unexpected blessing for me.

Any other professional tidbit(s) you want to include?
Be curious of all aspects of your job along with how it connects to other jobs within as well as outside of your current responsibilities. Set high standards and expectations and do not accept less. Everyone makes mistakes, learn from them and continue to move forward, change is inevitable. Learn from all those you come in contact with. This is a work in progress that I have to remind myself of frequently.

Personal Shares

What is your favorite food?
Softshell crab

What’s something about you (a fun fact) not many people know?
I love to cook, try new recipes and use family & friends as ginny pigs.

Who had the most influence on you growing up?
My parents

What was the first concert you ever attended?
1st Day of Rock & Roll in the Superdome featuring Kiss. I was in the 7th grade & had my parents known what they had said yes to, oh my…

If you could get on a plane tonight and travel anywhere in the world, where would you go? Rome, Italy, Greece & Paris

Any other personal tidbit(s) you want to include?
Place God first & work to find joy today; we are not promised tomorrow.