A roundtable presentation on health information management data analytics and informatics at the Veterans Health Administration was a highlight of the educational sessions on Monday.
Valerie Watzlaf, PhD, MPH, RHIA, FAHIMA, set to become the next president and board chair of AHIMA in January, could not be more excited for the challenge. She recently spoke with Journal of AHIMA about the decision to run, and what she sees ahead for AHIMA and HIM.
Technology is transforming the healthcare landscape—but empathy and communication are still important, as the presentations at Monday’s General Session illustrated.
This presentation at the AHIMA Annual Convention and Exhibit discussed topics that include Medicare requirements on test orders, how the rules differ from setting to setting, best practices to support medical necessity, and how to ensure documentation requirements are met to be able to identify high-risk areas.
VUCA workshop offers HIM training on upper-level leadership promotions, change management strategies.
What will the HIM profession look like in the future? And how will the association and the AHIMA House of Delegates evolve along with it? Members of the House of Delegates listened, talked, and thought about all of these questions during its annual meeting on Sunday.