Carrie Bradford, RHIA, CPMSM, CPCS

Assistant Vice President , NorthShore University HealthSystem

Carrie L. Bradford is the assistant vice president for physician services and the central verification office for NorthShore University HealthSystem. Bradford is responsible for all professional staff governance matters as well as systemwide credentialing encompassing hospital, managed care, and provider enrollment. Prior to joining NorthShore, Carrie spent seven years with Advocate Health Care as manager of medical staff services at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital and 10 years at Mercy Hospital and Medical Center in both health information management and medical staff services. Bradford is a past president of the Illinois Association of Medical Staff Services, (IAMSS) and served as a board member of IAMSS for 10 years. She is also past member of the NAMSS (National Association of Medical Staff Services) Education Committee and Membership Committee. Bradford has a master’s degree in healthcare administration and a Bachelor of Science in health information management. She is certified as an RHIA from AHIMA and is dual certified as a CPMSM and CPCS by NAMSS.