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Inside this issue - May 15, 2015:

ICD-10 Readiness Survey

THA, in conjunction with DocuVoice LLC, Lattimore, Black, Morgan and Cain, PC (LBMC) and Tennessee Health Information Management Association (THIMA), have put together a brief and very simple survey that will identify areas where we may provide assistance / training for the successful implementation of ICD-10.
Please complete the survey, which can be found in the following link:
ICD-10 Readiness Survey

ICD-10 Twitter Rally

An #ICD10Matters Twitter Rally will be held on May 28th for one hour beginning at Noon CT
Please set aside time to tweet your US Representatives and Senators’ using the twitter handles below and tweet about the value of the code sets.
May the Twitter force be with you! 

IT-related Patient Safety / Information Governance

Do you have an example or an experience with an IT-related Patient Safety issue, i.e., copy and paste, etc.   Are you involved in Information Governance in your organization?  If so, please contact   
THIMA is starting to build Information Governance educational tools – we need your help!

Safe Use of Health Information Technology Webinar

 Wednesday, June 10, 2015; 11:30 am CT
THA and the Tennessee Health Information Management Association will host a webinar in response to the recently published Sentinel Event Alert on safe use of health information technology. Please contact Wanda McKnight (  for more information.
Registration Coming Soon!

KAHIMA Business Meeting Announced – May 19, 2015

Topic: KAHIMA Business Meeting – updates from THIMA Annual Meeting and Strategic Planning Session

Date: Tuesday 5/19/15

Time: 4:00pm-6:00pm Eastern Time

Location: To be determined

Memphis HIMA Conference – June 11

MHIMA meeting will be held June 11th on the UTHSC campus.  

800 Madison Avenue
Humphreys General Education Building (GEB room A202)
The cost for the meeting will be $100 and cover 6 CEUs and lunch.

Topics on the agenda include:
  • Technologies affecting Information Governance (1.5 hours)—Seth Johnson, MBA, RHIA
  • THIMA update (.5 hours)—Donna Coomes, RHIA, THIMA president (invited)
  • Building Data Driven Workflows in HIM:  More than just an EHR (2 hours)—Steve Bonney, EVP
  • Revenue Cycle Management (1 hour) speaker TDA
  • Physician Quality Reporting Measures (1 hour) Stacy Dorris, MBA, RHIA, CPHQ
Registration information will be emailed soon!

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Upcoming Meetings

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KAHIMA Business Meeting
May 19, 2015

THIMA/THA 2015 ICD-10 Boot Camp
May/June 2015
Nashville, TN

Memphis HIMA Meeting
June 11, 2015
UTHSC Campus

THIMA/THA 2015 ICD-10 Boot Camp
June/July 2015
Knoxville, TN

CAHIMA Meeting
June 18, 2015
5:30-7:30 PM
Chattanooga, TN


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May-August 2015

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