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WHIMA Annual Conference - Registration is open!
May 9-11, 2018
Osthoff resort

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

WHIMA Fall Conference
September 13, 2018
Bridgewood Resort Hotel
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Annual Conference Early Bird Registration Drawing – Osthoff gift certificate

The winner of the Osthoff gift certificate is Lisa Sparapani! Thank you to all those who registered during the early bird registration time! Congratulations Lisa!

WHIMA 2018-19 Election Results


The election results are in. Thank you to all that voted! Congratulations to the following:
  • Emmy Johnson, RHIA – President Elect
  • Sheila Goethel, RHIT,CDIP,CCS – 1st Year Director
  • Luke Thompson, RHIA – 1st Year Director
  • Diana Cupp, RHIT, CHTS-PW, CPC – Nominating Committee
  • Angie Dibble, RHIT – Nominating Committee
  • Maggie Parker, RHIT - Nominating Committee
  • Amy Hoaglund, RHIA – Nominating Committee (Alternate)
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WHIMA Board of Director Meeting Highlights


The WHIMA Board of Directors met on April 9, 2017.  Highlights of the meeting:
  • Emmy Johnson, RHIA was elected President-Elect in the 2018 election, resulting in a vacancy of the 3rd year Director on the 2018-19 WHIMA Board. Per current WHIMA Bylaws, the Board is responsible for filling this vacancy. Terianne Brunner, RHIA, incoming 2nd year Director, was appointed by the Board to fulfill the role of the 3rd year Director in 2018-2019 and 2019-20. With the transition of Terianne to 3rd year Director, a vacancy resulted in the 2nd year Director. By majority vote, the Board appointed Angie Dibble, RHIT for one year to fill the 2rd year Director in 2018-2019.

    The appointment of Angie Dibble, RHIT as 2nd year Director for 2018-19 resulted in a vacancy on the Nominating Committee. Amy Hoaglund, RHIA, the recently elected alternate on the Nominating Committee in 2018-19, will fill that vacancy on the Nominating Committee.
     
  • WHIMA Financial Guidelines were revised in regards to student member discounts for WHIMA sponsored educational meetings. Student members will now receive a 50% discount on registration fees to all WHIMA conferences and workshops.

Education

WHIMA 83rd Annual Conference


May 9-11, 2018

Agenda - Speakers

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AHIMA’s Faculty Development Regional Meeting

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 Data Dive Series

(AHIMA Connect April 3, 2018)

Date: April 18
Time: 9:30 a.m. CT
CEUs: 0.5 

This webinar will highlight the most prominent and state-of-the-art techniques for delivering the right information to the right people at the right time.
Explaining Witchcraft: Combining Data Governance and Analytics to Create a Magic Potion.

Dive in! It's FREE!

Register for the free webinar.

AHIMA Volunteer Program at AHIMA Convention - Students and New Graduates

(State Leaders and HOD Digest - March 13, 2018)

AHIMA is introducing a very exciting opportunity at the 2018 AHIMA Convention in Miami, FL! AHIMA will be launching a volunteer program for current students or new graduates to attend the 2018 AHIMA convention with all expenses paid (within the AHIMA travel policy guidelines). The selected volunteers will be assigned activities throughout the convention. This is a great opportunity for our future leaders to become more engaged in the profession! Applications for this program will open March 1st until April 30th, 2018. There will be 25 people selected so be sure to share this all eligible candidates!

For more information visit the AHIMA webpage.
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