Top Takeaways from the 2016 AHIMA Convention
Nov01

Top Takeaways from the 2016 AHIMA Convention

Did you miss convention, or are you still feeling like it was all a bit of a blur? Revisit the top takeaways from this year’s event as some of AHIMA’s subject matter experts weigh in.

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2016 Convention: Population-based, Data-driven Patient Care is an Art and Science
Oct19

2016 Convention: Population-based, Data-driven Patient Care is an Art and Science

Paula H. Infeld, MSN, RN, CPHIMS, vice president, managing director of health IT with Sage Growth Partners, provided an overview of the key milestones needed to operationalize population health management during her convention presentation on Monday.

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2016 Convention: New Coding, HIM Apprenticeships Offer Opportunity to Enter the Industry
Oct19

2016 Convention: New Coding, HIM Apprenticeships Offer Opportunity to Enter the Industry

The AHIMA Foundation is responding to the growing industry shortage of experienced coding and HIM professionals by unveiling an apprenticeship standard and initiative along with succinct guidelines certified by the US Department of Labor.

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2016 Convention Speaker: Astronaut’s Health Data Vital to NASA Research
Oct19

2016 Convention Speaker: Astronaut’s Health Data Vital to NASA Research

As a decorated astronaut, Captain Mark Kelly understands the value of health data—though privacy with that data can be elusive. Not only is he okay with the fact that NASA physicians and researchers will be collecting his health information for the rest of his life, but he’s also agreed to participate in NASA’s cutting edge twin study with his brother and fellow astronaut Captain Scott Kelly.

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2016 Convention: Skills Gap, Patients, and Strategy: Topics on Preparing for the Future
Oct19

2016 Convention: Skills Gap, Patients, and Strategy: Topics on Preparing for the Future

Preparation for the future—of work, of healthcare, and of the HIM profession—was the common theme through several presentations at Tuesday’s General Session.

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2016 Convention: Incoming President Brings Passion, Curiosity, and Commitment to HIM
Oct18

2016 Convention: Incoming President Brings Passion, Curiosity, and Commitment to HIM

Few individuals know what they want to do with their professional lives when they are adolescents, but AHIMA’s President-Elect Ann Chenoweth, MBA, RHIA, FAHIMA, heard the call of health information management (HIM) early on.

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