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.
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.
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.