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WHIMA Release of Information Workshop - Registration Open!
March 28, 2019
Wisconsin Dells, WI

WHA Advocacy Day
April 17, 2019
Monona Terrace Convention Center, Madison

WHIMA Annual Conference
May 7-9, 2019
Green Bay, WI


WHIMA 2019 Release of Information Workshop

Registration is now open for the WHIMA 2019 ROI Workshop on March 28 in Wisconsin Dells!

This year’s ROI Workshop offers opportunities for your organization to learn ways to strengthen and enhance Release of Information processes. Hear from local and nationally recognized industry leaders who will share ways of promoting excellence in the handling and dissemination of reliable and secure patient-identifiable information.

Session highlights include: Privacy and Security, Releasing through Patient Portal, ROI Staff Training, and Recognized Best Practices no matter your setting. The day will wrap up with a Q&A Panel Discussion.

You will also have the opportunity to meet and share ideas with companies who specialize in all aspects of Release of Information in the exhibitor area.

Who should attend?

HIM Managers, Office Managers, Unit Clerks, ROI Specialists, AHIMA and CRIS Credentialed Professionals and anyone who handles PHI

The 2019 ROI Workshop offers education, networking, and an opportunity to earn 6 CEU’s at a reduced registration fee!

WHIMA-MHIMA Data Analytics Webinar Series

It is not too late to participate in the WHIMA-MHIMA Data Analytics Webinar Series! All three of the live webinars have been recorded and still available for viewing. Register for the webinar series and you will have access to all recordings and handouts. This offer is good through March 12, 2019!

AHIMA Notice of Planned Outage

AHIMA has informed state associations that beginning Friday, February 15, at 7 p.m. CT, there will be planned outages affecting accessibility to MyAHIMA, the AHIMA Store, the CEU Center, AHIMA Academy, the Body of Knowledge (BoK), Code-Check®, and Engage Communities.

AHIMA is committed to continuously improving our customers’ experience. AHIMA is using this time for necessary upgrades to the system to greatly improve processes and performance, and better serve our customers’ needs.

Access is expected to be restored on Sunday, February 17, by 6 p.m. CT.

WHA Advocacy Day

by WHIMA Policy and Legislative Team

Some of your fellow members of the Policy and Legislative Team will be attending – COME JOIN US - April 17, 2019 in Madison!

Bring a friend/coworker or two! We need everyone’s participation at the Capitol this year.

Event information, including how to register, can be found on WHA's website. There is no cost to attend, and we even feed you!

About Advocacy Day

The Wisconsin Hospital Association's Advocacy Day event draws over 1,000 hospital advocates from across the state each year to Madison. The event is designed to educate and motivate health care employees, trustees, and volunteers on important health care-related issues and to encourage grassroots opportunities. Featured speakers give timely insight to state and federal health care issues, and participating in legislative visits allows attendees to speak up on behalf of their hospitals.

If you have any additional questions, please do not hesitate to contact one of the members of your Policy and Legislative Team or Kari Hofer at 608-274-1820 or

CCHIIM Update on HIM Reimagined Certification Recommendation

From AHIMA e-Alert – February 7, 2019

At this time, the Commission on Certification for Health Informatics and Information Management (CCHIIM) has elected not to move forward with the HIM Reimagined (HIMR) recommendation for the RHIT+ certification.

CCHIIM understands that there is more than one way to designate specialty knowledge, such as through micro-credentialing or certificates instead of certifications. For this reason, and as a result of the concerns voiced by AHIMA members about a potential change to the existing RHIT certification, CCHIIM reached the conclusion to not move in the direction of the RHIT+ specialty credential.

CCHIIM's responsibility is to conduct the necessary research to validate all AHIMA certifications for the purpose of maintaining the highest industry standards related to our certifications. On an ongoing basis, CCHIIM will explore new and emerging ways, along with the traditional job analysis, to designate skills and knowledge for not only the RHIT, but for all AHIMA certifications.

Health Information Professionals (HIP) Week

Get Ready to Celebrate!

Start planning to celebrate the 30th Health Information Professionals (HIP) Week, March 24–30! AHIMA invites all health information professionals to join the celebration and be recognized.

Follow AHIMA on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to celebrate HIP Week with us! Use #HIPWeek19 to connect and share with other organizations on how they celebrate HIP Week! Learn more at

AHIMA Diving Into Documentation Webinar Series

Have you heard? AHIMA is offering a NEW webinar series for CDI professionals:
Diving into Documentation

CDI best practices, trending hot topics, and advancements in the CDI profession are brought to you to ensure high quality documentation into health records. Presented by CDI industry experts, these monthly, 30-minute webinars will be pre-recorded and available on demand. Each webinar is $10, and you can earn .5 CEU and .5 CNE* when you complete the survey.

HIPAA COW 2019 Spring Conference

Registration Now Open

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