Gretchen Jopp

Gretchen Jopp, MS, RHIA, CCS, CPC

Associate Professor
Healthcare Business, Community Health

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Gretchen Jopp is an Associate Professor in the Healthcare Business Department and has been at Clarkson College since 2010. She also serves as the Clinical Coordinator for the Healthcare Business department. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Health Information Management from College of Saint Mary and her Master’s degree in Health Information Management from the College of Saint Scholastica. In May 2021, she will earn a Post-Graduate Certificate in Informatics from the College of Saint Scholastica.  

Along with teaching, Ms. Jopp has served on the Faculty Senate, Higher Learning Commission re-accreditation committee, Interprofessional Clinical Committee and the Academic Integrity Education Committee at the College. Through her work, she earned the Patricia Book Perry Faculty of the Year Award in 2016 and the Excellence in Teaching Award in 2014.  

Ms. Jopp is an active member of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), Nebraska Health Information Management Association (NHIMA), American Academy of Professional Coders and National Society for Leadership and Success (NSLS). She has served on the AHIMA House of Delegates and in 2016, earned the NHIMA Distinguished Member Award. 


HM 180 - Essentials of Pharmacology 
HM 324 - Human Disease & Conditions  
HM 108 - Concepts and Principles of HIM 
HM 368, 495 - Professional Practice Experience I & II 
HM 445 - Health Information Technology Assessment 
HM 477 - Health Information Administration Assessment 
HM 230, 331332 - Coding I, II, II 
HM 342 Classification Systems and Reimbursement Methodologies 
HM 260 - Data Analysis and Visualization 
MB 845 - Management of Health Information 
MB 839 - Healthcare Reimbursement Principles 

Scholarly Works (Selected)  

Best Practices in Educating Healthcare Providers in ICD-10-CM/PCS”; The College of Saint Scholastica,  Duluth, MN. 2014. 

“I just saved $80 on CEs!" NHIMA News & Views newsletter, July 2018.  

“Drop the Mic,” NHIMA News & Views newsletter, April 2017.  

“Are you a FAHIMA?” NHIMA News & Views newsletter, May 2017.  

Technical Reviewer, Merida Johns, PhD “Leadership Development for Healthcare: A Pathway, Process,  and Workbook” October 2016.  

“Data Mapping Best Practices (2016 update)” AHIMA Practice Council 2016. 

“Optimizing data representation through the use of SNOMED CT.” Journal of American Health  Information Management Association, March 2014. 

“Data Mapping Best Practices,” AHIMA Practice Brief, November 2013.  

ICD-10-CM/PCS Crossword Puzzle. CodeWrite Community Newsletter, AHIMA. November 2013. 

“Using CDI Programs to Improve Acute Care Clinical Documentation in Preparation for ICD-10-CM/PCS.”  AHIMA Practice Brief, AHIMA. June 2013. 

“CSA ICD-10-CM/PCS Resource Guide.” AHIMA Toolkit, AHIMA. April 2013..  

“Guidelines for Achieving a Compliant Query Practice.” AHIMA Practice Brief, AHIMA. February 2013. 

“Transitioning to ICD-10-CM/PCS in the Classroom: Countdown to 2014.” AHIMA Practice Brief, AHIMA.  June 2012. 

Presenter. “The Pearls and Pitfalls of Our Journey Using Canvas” Fall Faculty Development Workshop,  Clarkson College, 2017. 

Presenter. “Deciphering the Credentials,” NHIMA Annual Spring Convention, 2017 

Commencement Address, Clarkson College, Summer 2016 (Recipient of Patricia Book Perry Faculty of the  Year Award, 2016)  

Presenter. “Billing and Coding,” presented to Graduate Nursing weekend, February, June, October 2010 -  2018 

Presenter. “Self-Service Tips & Tricks,” Fall 2015 Faculty Development Program 

Presenter. “Synchronous Sessions to Enhance Online Learning,” Fall 2015 Faculty Development  Program 

Presenter. “The HIM Profession,” guest speaker for Introduction to Radiology, Ellen Collins classroom  November 2010 – 2018 

Faculty on ICD-10-CM/PCS Coding Training 3-day workshops for NHIMA, Summer 2015, Kearney, Norfolk,  Lincoln, Scottsbluff, NE 

Presenter. “Overview of ICD-10-CM, and Documentation for ICD-10-CM”, April, 2015, MIPPA 

Presenter. “Documentation for ICD-10-CM/PCS” April, 2015, NHIMA 

Presenter. “Documentation for ICD-10-CM/PCS” November 2014, Omaha Health Information  Management Association 

Commencement Address, Clarkson College graduations, December 2013, August 2014  

Presenter. ICD-10-CM/PCS Training sessions, The Nebraska Medical Center Health coding staff, Feb-Apr  2014 

Presenter. “Jeopardy of ICD-10,” NHIMA Spring Convention, April 2013 

Presenter. “Introduction to ICD-10-CM/PCS,” Webinar for PACOM group, March 2013 

Presenter. “Billing and Coding,” Clarkson Family Medicine Residents, September 2010, 2012, 2013 

Presenter. “Urology CPT Coding,” Greater Omaha Coding Association and Metro Omaha Coding  Association, May, 2012 

Presenter. “ICD-10-CM/PCS Panel,” Nebraska Health Information Management Spring Convention, April  2012 

Presenter. “Bone Up on Musculoskeletal Coding,” Omaha Health Information Management Association,  April 2012 

Presenter. “Integrating Electronic Health Records into the Clarkson College curriculum,” Faculty  Development Day at Clarkson College, December 2011 

Presenter. “ICD-10-PCS Orthopedics,” Webinar for NHIMA, November 2011 

Presenter. “Orthopedic Coding,” Greater Omaha AAPC Chapter, August, 2011 

Presenter. “ICD-10-CM/PCS,” South Dakota Health Information Management Association, April 2011 

Presenter. “Strengthen Your ROOTS in ICD-10-PCS,” Omaha Health Information Management Association,  April 2011 

Words of Wisdom 

Keep moving, especially in adversity. You will be surprised at what you can accomplish. You will look back and be so proud of yourself. Quitting is easy, and nothing worth having is easy. 

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