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Carol S. Fremaux

Carol S. Fremaux

Carol S. Fremaux
Title: Health Information Management Coordinator
Dept: Health Information Management
Office: 236
Phone: (309) 692-4092 x2361
Fax: (309) 692-3893
Email: csfremaux@midstate.edu

Mailing Address

Attn: Carol S. Fremaux
Health Information Management Coordinator
Midstate College
411 W. Northmoor Road
Peoria, IL 61614

Office Hours

Course Location Time
General 236 M 1:00pm–3:00pm
General 236 Tu 1:00pm–3:00pm
General 236 Th 10:00am–12:00pm


I began my career in Health Information Management (formerly called Medical Records) in 1976. I have held various positions in acute care hospitals, a rehab facility, a credentialing company and a transcription service in the states of Illinois, Florida and Colorado. My job titles have included: Director, Manager, Supervisor, Team Leader, Coordinator, Coder, and Transcriptionist. My vast experience allows me to share my knowledge of the "real world" thus enhancing textbook information.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Medical Record Administration, 1980
    Illinois State University
  • Associate's Degree in Medical Record Technology, 1977
    Illinois Central College

Work Experience

  • Graham Hospital (2016)
    Certified Coding Specialist

    I coded inpatient, outpatient, ER and ambulatory surgery health records.

  • Midstate College (2007–present)

    I teach full-time in Health Information Technology along with the Medical Coding and Billing program.

  • Pekin Hospital (2001–2009)
    Senior Supervisor

    I started as the Release of Information Coordinator along with the responsbility for coding inpatient charts. I was promoted to Senior Supervisor with the responsbility of supervising all employees in the clerical division of the department including release of information and tumor registry.

  • Porter Adventist Hospital (1998–2000)
    Health Information Coordinator

    I held various positions in this department including Coordinator and Site Manager. My overall responsibilities included the supervision of all clerical staff along with a contracted release of information service.

  • Provenant Health Partners - St. Anthony Central and St. Anthony North (1983–1987)
    Director; Manager

    As a Director at St. Anthony North, I had the responsibility of overseeing the day to day operations of the entire medical record department in a 100 bed hospital. As the Manager at St. Anthony Central, I had responsibility for overseeing the coding section of the department.

Awards and Certifications

  • RHIA, 2011

    I took my registry examination in the fall of 1980 after graduating from ISU was awarded the credential of Registered Record Administrator (RRA). I am now recognized as a Registered Health Information Administrator. (RHIA)