The journey from coding professional to C-suite executive isn’t really as far as it seems—just ask Cheryl Harmon, MBA, CFO of St. Vincent Health. Last year, Harmon was named one of the CFOs of the year by the Indianapolis Business Journal.
For the second year in a row, AHIMA CEO Lynne Thomas Gordon, MBA, RHIA, FACHE, CAE, FAHIMA, has been named one of Health Data Management’s Most Powerful Women in Healthcare IT.
Outside of the US, CDI programs are being implemented, leading to increased demand for CDI specialists and a keen interest in the CDIP credential.
The AHIMA Foundation is responding to the growing industry shortage of experienced coding and HIM professionals by unveiling an apprenticeship standard and initiative along with succinct guidelines certified by the US Department of Labor.
Finding the sweet spot of “Where Education Meets Workforce” is the focus of its own AHIMA convention track taking place Monday afternoon. The track aims to highlight the symbiotic relationship between what happens in academic programs and workplace settings.