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Kathleen Mary McBride LaTour

health information administration educator

Kathleen Mary McBride LaTour, American health information administration educator. Member American Health Information Management Association (chair council on organization and communications 1985-1987, chair council on certification since 1993, delegate 1977-1979), Minnesota Health Information Management Association (treasurer 1975-1976, president 1978-1979, board directors 1979-1980).

Background

LaTour, Kathleen Mary McBride was born on August 13, 1946 in Duluth, Minnesota, United States. Daughter of John Thomas and Elizabeth Frances (Ptacek) McBride.

Education

Bachelor, College St. Scholastica, 1968. Master of Arts, Center Michigan University, 1988.

Career

Medical records administrator St. Mary's Hospital, Duluth, 1968-1969. Assistant director medical records department University Minnesota Hospitals, Minneapolis, 1969-1974. Instructor medical record technician program Anoka (Minnesota) Vocational Technology Institute, 1973-1974.

Director staff education Park Point Manor Nursing Home, Duluth, 1980-1982. Instructor medical records. administration College St. Scholastica, 1975-1978, grant coordinator, 1982-1985, assistant professor health information administration, since 1985, chair department health information administration, since 1992. Advisory board Omni Home Health Care, Duluth, 1986-1987.

Membership

Member American Health Information Management Association (chair council on organization and communications 1985-1987, chair council on certification since 1993, delegate 1977-1979), Minnesota Health Information Management Association (treasurer 1975-1976, president 1978-1979, board directors 1979-1980).

Connections

Married John Edward LaTour, April 12, 1969. Children: Anne Marie, Matthew John.