Tim Keough, MPA, RHIA, FAHIMA, discusses the issues affected by the upcoming AHIMA election and voting as a professional responsibility.
Rachel Chebeleu, MBA, RHIA, the corporate director of professional fee abstraction at the University of Pennsylvania Health System in Philadelphia, spoke with the Journal of AHIMA about her presentation “Coders Learn Coding by Coding – How to Prepare Coders for ICD-10″ at this year’s AHIMA Convention and Exhibit.
Cassi Birnbaum, MS, RHIA, FAHIMA, CPHQ, vice president of HIM for Peak Health Solutions in San Diego, CA, and incoming AHIMA president/chair-elect spoke with the Journal of AHIMA about some of the consumer engagement issues her session, “The Role of the HIM Professional in Engaging Consumers in Healthcare Decision Making,” will explore.
Take a tour of AHIMA’s interactive HIM Career Map, guided by Scott MacKenzie, senior director of member engagement and strategy at AHIMA. Explore on your own at ahima.org/careermap.
Specialists in the area of clinical documentation are filling a growing need. Amy L. Gardner, RHIT, CDIP, works at Valley Hospital Rockwood Health System in Spokane Valley, WA. She discusses the skills needed to perform well in this position, what a typical day is like, and her advice for communicating with physicians.