Convention Q&A: How Should HIM Respond After a Shooting Incident? Sally E. Lucci Found Out First-Hand

Lucci recently discussed with the Journal of AHIMA why she developed this presentation for the convention and why HIM professionals should make sure they don’t miss it.

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ONC Head Donald Rucker Offers Preview of Upcoming AHIMA Convention Keynote Address

Rucker emphasized that ONC will follow the direction set by the new Trump administration, HHS Secretary Tom Price, and Congress.

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Convention Q&A: Presenter Explains the Challenges of ICD-10 and DSM-5

The 2014 AHIMA Annual Convention and Exhibit session, “ICD-10 and DSM-5: Understanding the Health and Human Service Industry’s Need for Two Codes Sets after Implementation” on Monday, September 29 at 1 p.m. will focus on behavioral health and substance abuse coding. Presenter Lisette Wright, MA, of Behavioral Health Solutions, PA, in Minneapolis, MN, will give convention attendees guidelines on how to prepare for the many upcoming changes. Wright took some time to discuss the presentation with Journal staff.

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AHIMA Launches Blue Button Campaign

During the October 27 House of Delegates meeting at AHIMA’s Annual Convention and Exhibit, AHIMA announced its upcoming awareness campaign for the Blue Button Initiative. This graphic outlines the program and AHIMA’s strategy for the campaign.

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‘Data is Going to Come at You By Storm’

The future state of healthcare will be driven by demographics, technology, and value. Most of all it will require professionals to manage new, vast amounts of data. Three thought leaders delivered their visions for the future of healthcare data at Tuesday’s AHIMA Convention and Exhibit General Session.

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