Since 2015, the AHIMA Foundation’s apprenticeship program has been working to help HIM professionals enter the workforce and gain skills on the job.
The ever-changing environment of healthcare requires a lifelong learning strategy for HIM professionals. Realigning your goals and objectives to direct some self-study and continuing education efforts in the data analytics direction can make a big difference.
It is imperative that a coding professional feels engaged with their facility. The best way to do this is by acting as an advocate.
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.
It’s not often that we in the HIM industry take the time to pat ourselves on the back or share our accomplishments publicly. But the little things you do every day make a significant difference in other’s lives, and HIM professionals are worthy of recognition for all that they do.