Kim Lankford-Gogel

AHIMA Approved ICD-10 CM/PCS Trainer
AHIMA Ambassdor ICD-10 CM/PCS


Kim Lankford-Gogel is Founder and President of CRS Healthcare IT Group (CRS) and is an expert in the field of Healthcare Informatics. Her experience includes providing Revenue Cycle oversight to several healthcare facilities, as well as health industry organizations and providers with a focus on excellence in compliance with regulatory standards, clinical documentation improvement, coding management, data governance and ensuring the highest quality in coding practices.

Kim has provided innovative strategies for revenue cycle processes and automated coding workflows. Based in Haubstadt, Indiana, with over 22 years of healthcare experience, many of those spent in a management/consultant role for one of the nation’s leading healthcare organizations.

Experience also includes several hospitals and facilities in their transition to electronic health record platforms and design of remote coding models and created data quality review/monitoring programs. She provided management support of 100+ HIM professionals.

As head of CRS Healthcare IT Group, Kim brings a unique blend of leadership, technical ability and quality consciousness to teams of experts and clients throughout the US. CRS Healthcare IT Group (CRS) is aligned with leading Healthcare IT companies in the pursuit of excellence in healthcare delivery outcomes.

Ms. Lankford-Gogel is recognized in her local community as a healthcare leader and is a member of several health related policy and advisory groups. A forward thinking entrepreneur Kim is often called upon to share her knowledge and expertise with many professionals in the Health Information arena.

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