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WHIMA Fall Conference Registration Open
October 10, 2019
The Lismore
Eau Claire, WI

HIPAA COW 2019 Fall Conference
October 11, 2019
Red Lion Paper Valley Hotel
Appleton, WI

WHIMA ROI Workshop
March 5, 2020
Glacier Canyon Lodge
Wisconsin Dells, WI

WHIMA Annual Conference
May 6-8, 2020
The Osthoff
Elkhart Lake, WI

Registration is now open for the
2019 WHIMA Fall Conference! 

 

This year’s Fall Conference is all about navigating the current of HIM transformation.  Key note speaker Sarah Stokes, founder of The Juicy Good Life, opens the conference and will share ways in which we can build a better life and a better career.  The conference also offers a number of hot topic sessions including: informatics, cybersecurity, SNF reimbursement, coding and CDI. Learn about the regulatory, billing and privacy framework around telehealth services, the key areas of focus during an on-sight Joint Commission survey and efficient ways to track incomplete documentation. Have you ever wondered about non-traditional roles in HIM? Attend track 2’s afternoon session to find out! Learn how one facility ensures that HIM retains an active role within the electronic medical record world by broadly defining HIM. This year’s Fall Conference offers a Student track that will discuss the benefits of being an AHIMA/WHIMA member and familiarize students with the many resources available to members.

 

Join us for a day of education, fun and networking!

Learn More and Register!

WHIMA Annual Conference
Call for Speakers


Are you interested in speaking at the WHIMA Annual Conference on May 6-8, 2020 in Elkhart Lake? The WHIMA Annual Conference Team has opened up the Call for Speakers!  Please complete the on-line Call for Speaker form if you would like to be considered. 


Coding Quiz

 
Test your skills with a new coding question from Clinical Coding Workout every Monday on the Journal of AHIMA website. This week's question asks about Category II codes.
 
Can't wait until next Monday for more? Click here to view all previously posted Monday Coding Quizzes.

AHIMA News and Announcements

(excerpts from AHIMA Resources July 2019, Academic Advisor July 2019, AHIMA Weekly e-Alert August 8, 2019)


Coders: We Want Your Input 

 
AHIMA is seeking coding professionals to participate in a research study by completing a survey to investigate inpatient and outpatient medical coder productivity. Participants must be medical coders who spend at least 50 percent of their time coding and are aged 18 years and above.
 
This study assesses productivity for coding in outpatient and inpatient settings and evaluates factors affecting productivity, such as interruptions of other tasks, the use of supportive technology, and work setting. Thank you in advance for your valuable insight.

 

Make a Difference at AHIMA19


AHIMA and ILHIMA are looking forward to welcoming you to Chicago, IL, this September. Although ILHIMA membership has volunteered for almost 70% of the slots, there are still volunteer opportunities available.

AHIMA and ILHIMA are soliciting volunteers for multiple roles at this year’s AHIMA19: Health Data and Information Conference (formerly the AHIMA Convention and Exhibit).

Click here to review the options listed and sign up for the spot(s) you like. You do not need to register for an account with SignUp.com.
 
Note: You do not need to be an attendee to volunteer at the conference.

It's Summer Time!

Cool Off and Dive into Documentation

 
Learn about trending hot topics and advancements in the CDI profession to ensure high-quality documentation in health records. Presented by CDI industry experts, these monthly, 30-minute webinars will be pre-recorded and available on demand. 
 

All Diving Into Documentation webinars are on-demand and available online! Each webinar is $10, and you can earn 0.5 CEU and 0.5 CNE* when you complete the survey.
 

AHIMA Call To Serve

 
Members will be able to apply for the 2020 appointed positions in the Volunteer Center on Engage beginning in early August. The application process will stay open until September 30. Educators are encouraged to consider the following Council for Excellence in Education (CEE) workgroups:
  • CEE Curricula Workgroup
  • CEE Educational Programming Workgroup
  • CEE Graduate Resource Alliance Workgroup
  • CEE VLab Strategic Advisory Committee
  • CEE Student Advisory Committee (students)
  • CEE Workforce Workgroup
  • CEE Professional Certificate Approval Program (PCAP) Review Team

Virtual Meetings

 
CCS Exam Prep
Upcoming Live Interactive Learning Session: October 17
 
CCS-P Exam Prep
Upcoming Live Interactive Learning Session: October 16
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