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.
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.
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.
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.
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.