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Health Information Xperts--founded 15 years ago--brings over 40 years of knowledge and proprietary resources to help you manage the complexities of compliance with health information privacy, security, and breach notification regulations.
From the initial consultation, our specialists provide services for HIPAA and other privacy and security compliance program assessment with customized remediation plans, privacy and security policy manuals and workforce member training.

A NIST-based Security Risk Analysis (SRA) for small to mid-sized organizations is included in the security compliance assessment.  Combining over 40 in-depth policy templates with our best practice content and forms, our team can quickly and effectively assest in gettying your organization in control of your privacy and security compliance.  

This not only reduces risk and liability, it allows you to focus on the rest of your business.

We specialize in both covered entities and business associates.

 We work with many types of ogranizations including smaller hospitals, assisted living facilities, provider practices, home health providers, concierge services, telemedicine, medical device companies, software companies, laboratory and radiology systems and cloud service providers.
Leadership Team
  1. Kelly McLendon
    President and Founder Kelly McLendon founded Health Information Xperts in 2004.  He is also a well-known speaker and industry expert in HIPAA privacy and security, legal health records, HIM operations, electronic document management, Meaningful Use and EHRs.  Kelly authored the book “The Legal Health Record; Regulations, Policies and Guidelines” published by AHIMA. Additionally he is responsible for the subject matter expertise and functional design of CompliancePro Solutions’ PrivacyPro product as well as hundreds of HIPAA-related content documents and educational materials.  He was the senior functional designer of the KLAS leading electronic document management solution, ChartMaxx, for MedPlus and held senior management positions overseeing multiple product lines at Eclipsys (now Allscripts). Kelly McLendon was recognized in 2015 with the Innovator Triumph Award by AHIMA for his accomplishments in the field of HIM, privacy and security technology.  He received the FHIMA Distinguished Member Award in 2008 and the AHIMA Visionary Award in 2003. Kelly earned his B.S. in Health Information Management from the University of Central Florida and has a certification in Healthcare Privacy and Security from AHIMA. In addition to numerous professional presentations and interviews, he participates in industry volunteer work at the state and national level and serves on the Privacy & Security Practice Council.   Kelly enjoys public speaking and is based out of Titusville, Florida.
  2. Lynn Cherepy
    Principle Technology and Security Advisor Lynn Cherepy has an extensive background in all aspects of product development for technology companies and specializes in the technology healthcare industry. As the president of Crossover Technology Associates, LLC, he works with private equity firms--sourcing investment opportunities, performing all aspects of due diligence and providing post-investment operational guidance to portfolio companies. Lynn graduated from Colorado College and holds a degree in Physics.
  3. Christine Tengler
    Senior Vice President Business Development Christine brings 20+ years of enterprise healthcare software development and operations experience. Prior to working with Health Information Xperts, she held technology management positions with Arc Devices (now Vital USA), Eclipsys (now Allscripts), and Health System Design (Dell Healthcare). Her knowledge spans EMR/EHR, medical device, claims processing, analytics, and public health surveillance systems on platforms ranging from client/server to web-based to mobile applications. Christine earned her B.A. in Mathematics from Colorado College and is a Boettcher Foundation Scholar.
Key Partners

CompliancePro Solutions

 Health Information Xperts, LLC has an extensive partnership with CompliancePro Solutions, LLC.

CompliancePro Solutions provides Health Information Xperts state-of-the art software, such as security and privacy compliance assessment templates and content such as privacy and security policy templates and workforce training material.  CompliancePro Solutions also provides privacy, security and breach incident management and other compliance workflows to covered entities and business associates.