Aurae Beidler is currently the Compliance and Privacy Officer at Linn County Department of Health Services where she oversees the compliance and privacy program. Prior to working at the county, she served as the Oregon Health Authority’s Privacy Officer and an assistant professor and program director for the healthcare compliance graduate certificate program at Pacific University. She has over ten years’ experience in healthcare compliance including auditing and monitoring coordination, investigations, education and HIPAA Privacy Officer duties. She has also published several articles in the Journal of AHIMA and Compliance Today. She served three years on AHIMA’s Privacy and Security Practice Council. She is currently the Speaker-Elect for the AHIMA House of Delegates.
Aurae holds a Master’s degree in Healthcare Administration from Pacific University, a graduate certificate in biomedical informatics from Oregon Health and Sciences University and a B.A. in Journalism from University of Oregon. Aurae is currently credentialed as a CHC, certified in healthcare compliance, RHIA, registered health information administrator and CHPS, Certified in Healthcare Privacy and Security.