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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2016 Convention: HIM Leaders Share Tips for Advancing IG
Oct18

2016 Convention: HIM Leaders Share Tips for Advancing IG

On Sunday, HIM leaders gathered at the Information Governance Leadership Forum in Baltimore, MD, to explore just what encompasses information governance, why organizations should invest in IG, and how successful organizations are getting started with IG.

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2016 Convention General Session: HIM is Key to EHR Transformation, Public Health
Oct18

2016 Convention General Session: HIM is Key to EHR Transformation, Public Health

Andrew Gettinger, MD, chief medical information officer at ONC, and Laila Ali, world champion boxer, addressed the General Session audience Monday at AHIMA’s Annual Convention and Exhibit.

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2016 Convention Feature: Coding Edgar Allan Poe
Oct18

2016 Convention Feature: Coding Edgar Allan Poe

One of the greatest mystery and horror writers of all time, Edgar Allan Poe, is buried just a few blocks from the Baltimore Convention Center. With Halloween looming, and to celebrate Baltimore’s most famous writer, below is an exercise in coding the injuries and deaths suffered in some of Poe’s most famous works.

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2016 Convention: AHIMA Launches International Arm to Expand Services
Oct17

2016 Convention: AHIMA Launches International Arm to Expand Services

IN the last year, AHIMA has been laying the groundwork to enhance its international presence. Among its goals is to build an international workforce that has the skills to transform healthcare. Several related events are spotlighted this week during convention.

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