Des Jardins Becomes Fellow of Health-care Finance Association

May 8, 2006 – Christy Des Jardins, director of Great River Medical Centerís Accounting Department, recently completed the certification requirements to become a Fellow of the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA). Certification requires association membership for a minimum of five years, volunteer service in the associationís state chapter, education requirements, references and passing two health-care finance examinations. Des Jardins serves on the board of directors of the Iowa Chapter of HFMA.