Deadline Extended for 2016 AHIMA Convention Abstracts

Those looking to contribute a presentation to the 2016 AHIMA Annual Convention just got a little more time to submit their idea. AHIMA officials have extended the deadline to submit a convention presentation abstract to December 15, 2015.

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Mardi Gras Safety Tips: Coding Mardi Gras Accidents
Sep29

Mardi Gras Safety Tips: Coding Mardi Gras Accidents

New Orleans is world-famous for its spectacular, lavish Mardi Gras celebrations. And while safety might not be top of mind for most parade goers, there are a few tips that they should keep in mind to avoid adding a trip to the hospital to their evening’s activities.

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It’s ICD-10 Eve: What Are Your Plans For Tomorrow?
Sep29

It’s ICD-10 Eve: What Are Your Plans For Tomorrow?

Now that the time of ICD-10-CM/PCS has finally arrived, there will be challenges ahead on how to keep coders engaged after years of preparation and training.

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How to Convince Your Boss IG is Essential
Sep29

How to Convince Your Boss IG is Essential

Deborah Green, MBA, RHIA, AHIMA’s executive vice president and chief innovation and global services officer, continued her discussion on the future of information governance (IG) in the Exhibit Hall Theatre J on Tuesday. Green focused her discussion on the value proposition for the IG program, including reduced cost, trusted data, patient safety, safe use of health IT, and interoperability.

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The New ROI: Return on Information
Sep29

The New ROI: Return on Information

What does healthcare’s evolution look like? According to Tuesday’s general session speakers, it will include thought leadership, bold initiatives like information governance, and changes in models and mindsets.

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HIT Standards for HIM Practices Being Developed for an Interoperable World
Sep28

HIT Standards for HIM Practices Being Developed for an Interoperable World

On Tuesday afternoon during the Interoperability Track, the AHIMA Standards Team and fellow HIM professionals will feature a session on enabling functional interoperability in healthcare.

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