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WHIMA Election
Meet The Candidates - Live Chat
February 23, 2018 12:00 PM

Health Information Professionals (HIP) Week
March 18–24

ROI Workshop - Registration is Open!
March 29, 2018
Wisconsin Dells

WHIMA Workshop - Health IT and Analytics
April 5, 2018
Mid State Technical College - Stevens Point, WI

WHIMA Annual Conference
May 9-11, 2018
Osthoff resort

WHIMA Workshop - PCS Coding
June 1, 2018
Rasmussen College - Green Bay, WI

WHIMA Fall Conference
September 13, 2018
Bridgewood Resort Hotel

Meet the Candidates – Rock the Vote!

By Susan Summerfield, MePD, RHIT

Voting begins in March for the WHIMA Leadership Team—Listen to the Live Chat to Meet the Candidates and then cast your Ballot!

Please take the opportunity as WHIMA members to recognize the outstanding leaders currently in WHIMA elected positions. It’s nearing that time of year to vote for new members to fill these roles. The 2018 WHIMA Nominating Committee consisting of Susan Summerfield, Bryanna Bujnowski, Laurie Fitzsimmons, and Luke Thompson have developed an awesome ballot for the positions of President Elect, two Board members, and three Nominating Committee members. Voting opens March 19th, with the selected candidates taking office effective July 1st.

Don’t miss the opportunity to listen to our candidates at the Live Chat, being hosted by the Nominating Committee on February 23rd at 12:00 p.m. A recording will also be available after the event.

Join Live Chat WebEx

Join by phone: 1-877-668-4493 Call-in toll-free number Meeting number (access code): 921 284 274

Health Information Professionals Week

(excerpt from February 8, 2018 AHIMA Connect email)
HIP
March 18–24, 2018 Is Health Information Professionals (HIP) Week! AHIMA invites all health information professionals to join the celebration and be recognized during the 29th annual HIP Week!

How Can You Help Promote HIP Week? That's easy! Start by downloading our free HIP Week Planning Toolkit. The toolkit offers many suggestions on getting your entire team, organization, and community involved in the festivities and educates them on the important role of health information professionals.

Education

HIPAA COW 2018 Spring Conference
April 27, 2018
Pewaukee, WI

HIPAA COW is pleased to announce its 2018 Spring Conference! To learn more or to register, click here
Faculty Development Opportunity
By Betty Rockendorf, MS, RHIA, CHPS, CHTS-IM

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is hosting AHIMA’s Faculty Development Regional Meeting on June 14th, 2018 from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM. This is an opportunity for educators to learn how to teach Data Analytics. Other workshop topics for the day include Academic Resources and Academic Affairs Updates, as well as On-line Teaching Strategies and Resources. The presenters are: Nathan Patrick Taylor, MPH, MS, CHDA, CPHIMS, Clinical Informatics Consultant, and Christi Lower, MS, RHIA, FAHIMA, Academic Affairs, AHIMA
Educators are encouraged to join us! Registration link can be found here. The full-day workshop provides 5 continuing education units.

The UW-Parkside campus is located at 900 Wood Road, Kenosha, WI 53141. AHIMA is also presenting this regional workshop in Maryland, Washington, and Texas.

Betty Rockendorf, MS, RHIA, CHPS, CHTS-IM is Program Director for the University of Wisconsin - Parkside Health Information Management and Technology program.
AHIMA Free Webinar
The Pulse of Information Governance in Healthcare and Beyond—A Joint Webinar with the IGI
(excerpt from February 7, 2018 AHIMA Connect email)

AHIMA, the healthcare industry leader for information governance (IG), with assistance from its partners, conducted a 2017 survey on information governance (IG) adoption in healthcare. A record-breaking 1,500 respondents participated. The Information Governance Initiative (IGI) also conducted a 2017 survey external to healthcare (with some healthcare respondents). The results of both surveys are detailed in this FREE IG webinar.

Date: February 23

Time: 12 noon CT

CEUs: 1

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