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SCHIMA Scholarship Deadline

Our student outreach team want to remind our students that it’s not too late to apply! Click here .

HIM Awareness

As we transition to our 2020-2021 state board of directors on July 1st, it’s important to keep in mind the upcoming national elections.  While we advocate on your behalf at both the state and national level through the HOD, the AHIMA board is our national governance.  Healthcare is changing.  Technology and data are shaping our futures. Much is at stake. The COVID crisis has been a testament to the importance of data and information governance and quality as well as the need to keep pace and stay involved. Don’t miss our state meeting in July and the SCHIMSS/SCHIMA state advocacy meeting TBA.   

See our current AHIMA board here.  See the upcoming open positions here. There are 4 national board positions open.  Do your homework when the candidates are announced.  Let’s not lose our voice in SC. All active members are eligible to vote. Exercise your right. Let’s also work towards getting SC leaders on the national ticket in the future.

SCHIMA Member Highlights and Social Media Campaign

We are continuing to highlight our members to recognize our diverse roles and responsibilities and to reinforce our #Stronger Together theme. This initiative will continue through June of 2020! Follow the SCHIMA Member Highlights icon below. Please also remember to take a moment in your spare time to “like us” on FaceBook and join the South Carolina Engage Community on AHIMA’s website. 

We are honored to be able to share the stories of our SC members. As we reach out to you for recognition, please continue to respond or volunteer your HIM story.

Thanks to Jennifer Boyd for volunteering her personal story this week.
 
SCHIMA Member Highlights

COVID-19: News & Resources

AHIMA Resources


Visit AHIMA’s website for all of the latest COVID-19 resources.

South Carolina COVID-19 Data and Resources

 

SC Department of Mental Health

 
While our state transitions to a reopening phase, many of our HIM family are facing unprecedented work-related and personal challenges, including the loss of friends and family. These stressors can affect both our mental health and physical health. South Carolinians are a resilient people, but don’t let “stigma” keep you from reaching out for help if needed. The SCDMH has put together an impressive number of free resources. Visit the SCDMH’s ’s website for all of the latest COVID resources.
 

SC Department of Health and Environmental Control


Did you know SC has a dedicated website with daily updated COVID-19 state specific information including Cases by County & ZIP Code, Testing Data & Projections, Demographic Data by Case, Hospital Bed Capacity, Positive Cases Indicated by Heat Map, and a variety of other community resources?

Visit DHEC ’s website for all of the latest COVID-19 resources. This hyperlink takes you to the dashboard.  Please navigate around the site to see the impressive work our state is doing, partially with data supplied by HIM professionals across SC.

Available Webinars

Sponsored by 3M

There are various 3M COVID-19 Webinars available. 
 
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Sponsored by nthrive

The next webinar in our COVID series is “How Robotic Process Automation Can Improve Revenue Cycle Efficiency During COVID-19 Recovery.” 
 
It will be found in the webinar tab and the link will be placed under the RPA webinar overview. 
 
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2020 SCHIMA Award Nominations

Annually, SCHIMA recognizes the outstanding accomplishments of members in the following 3 areas:
  • Champion
  • Distinguished Member
  • Distinguished Service
Take this opportunity to honor those in our field that have influenced your career and made contributions to the improvement of our state association and the career of Health Information Management.

Nominations will be accepted until June 1, 2020, from the SCHIMA membership and will then be voted on by SCHIMA BOD.
 
Award Nomination Form

2020 SCHIMA Annual Meeting & Exhibit

Currently, SCHIMA has no plans to cancel our annual meeting in July. We are monitoring the impact of COVID-19 and all advisories from state and national authorities and will comply. If we do need to cancel or adjust the date of our meeting, we will provide regular updates over the coming months. Please note our current cancellation policy. We will consider virtual options if necessary.

Please join us for the 2020 SCHIMA Annual Meeting & Exhibit on July 19, 2020 - July 21, 2020, at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Greenville Golf Resort & Conference Center. Our theme is "Stronger Together", and you do not want to miss this opportunity to network with colleagues and relax at this beautiful resort venue. Please follow the link below to learn about our very reasonable registration and hotel rates and the opportunity to earn up to 12 CEUs.
 

Learn More & Register

SCHIMA Job Board

Do you have open positions? Consider posting your job openings on the SCHIMA Job Board.

Cost is $75 for a 90-day posting.
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