The key to being a leader, to helping achieve the goal of better healthcare at lower costs, is to foster good relationships. That was a finding of a recent study of leadership in HIM that will be discussed by co-presenters Patty Thierry Sheridan, MBA, RHIA, FAHIMA and Valerie J. M. Watzlaf, PhD, RHIA, FAHIMA at their session “HIM Leaders and the Practice of Leadership” on October 1 at 11:15 a.m. during AHIMA’s 86th Annual Convention and Exhibit.
This week, Sheridan shared some thoughts with Journal staff on what good leadership looks like.
Integrating leadership concepts into health information management (HIM) curriculum is as crucial to a student’s success as understanding basic industry principles. The most important thing an HIM educator can do is help students develop strength of character and integrity, a top educator said Wednesday, the final day of AHIMA’s Assembly on Education (AOE) conference.