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Laura L. Vondenhuevel, BS, RHIT, CTRLaura L. Vondenhuevel, BS, RHIT, CTR
Manager of Client Services, CHAMPS Oncology


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Laura Vondenhuevel is a client services manager for CHAMPS Oncology. In her role, she is responsible for ensuring clients' needs are met relating to data timeliness and completion, Commission on Cancer (CoC) program management, as well as managing the individuals who are responsible for the daily operations in the cancer registry. Additionally, she is responsible for casefinding audits, data quality and database management.

Prior to joining CHAMPS Oncology, Vondenhuevel worked at several medical centers throughout Ohio assisting in the daily operations of the tumor registry and CoC cancer program management. In addition to being part of the CHAMPS Oncology team, Vondenhuevel has previously taught health information management courses at Sinclair Community College located in Dayton, Ohio.

Vondenhuevel earned her Bachelor of Science in Administration/Health Information Systems from the University of Phoenix, as well as an Associate of Applied Science in Health Information Management from Sinclair Community College.

Vondenhuevel is a proud past recipient of NCRA’s Outstanding New Professional Award (2011) and has spoken on a variety of topics related to the cancer registry over the years for local, state, and national conferences. She has been involved in many cancer registry associations and committees in the past and is a champion for professional volunteering. Vondenhuevel has developed a true passion for the industry and her profession.

She is a member and past president of the Ohio Cancer Registrars Association; a member of the National Cancer Registrars Association; a member and past president of the Miami Valley Cancer Registrars Association; a member and past president of the Miami Valley Health Information Management Association; and a member of the Ohio Health Information Management Association and American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).

Vondenhuevel was interviewed for an article in the July 2010 issue of the Journal of AHIMA. In the piece, "Sweeping Revisions for Cancer Registries," she discusses the ICD-10-CM/PCS implementation and how it changed the way cancer registrars abstract, report and work with cancer records. She also participated in OHIMA’s Virtual Networking series in August 2014 on the topic “HIM Roles in Registries”.

She has experience in:

  • Cancer Registrar Education
  • Casefinding Audits
  • Pediatric Cancer Registries
  • Streamlining Cancer Registry Workflow

Vondenhuevel’s speaking topics include:

  • Cancer Registry Database Management
  • Cancer Registrar Education
  • Cancer Registry Operations
  • Bridging Health Information Management (HIM) Skills to Cancer Registry

For more information or to contact Laura Vondenhuevel, please call 800.362.2628 ext. 3611 or contact us.