Copy
Be sure to click the "Display Images" link in your email reader.

THIMA eNEWS


Inside This Issue - Upcoming Events; Coding Assistance; Local Meetings - September 25, 2015:
 

Introducing AHIMA Code-Checkâ„¢

New AHIMA Service to Answer the Toughest ICD-10 Questions, Support Healthcare Organizations During and After Transition

September 23, 2015 03:05 PM
Eastern Daylight Time

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The American Health Information Management Association's highly educated, experienced and credentialed experts are now available to the industry to answer the most challenging coding questions for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS, CPT and HCPCS. 

Read More

Like THIMA eNews - Upcoming Events; Coding Assistance; Local Meetings on Facebook

Final Federal Health IT Strategic Plan Moves Beyond EHRs


From Health Data Management

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology on Monday released the final Federal Health IT Strategic Plan for 2015-2020, aimed at modernizing the nation’s health IT infrastructure beyond just electronic health records.

Read More

Like THIMA eNews - Upcoming Events; Coding Assistance; Local Meetings on Facebook

Seeking Information Governance experts!


If you have experience implementing an Information Governance program in your organization and you are willing to participate in a panel discussion at the 2016 THIMA Annual Meeting, please email wanda@thima.org

Like THIMA eNews - Upcoming Events; Coding Assistance; Local Meetings on Facebook

Congratulations RHIAs!


The RHIA made the number 2 spot on Global Knowledge's list "18 Certifications Worth Having"!

Like THIMA eNews - Upcoming Events; Coding Assistance; Local Meetings on Facebook

Call for Nominations


The Tennessee Health Information Management Association (THIMA) Nominating Committee wants you to suggest fellow members and/or yourself as possible candidates for the THIMA Board of Director and Nominating Committee positions.

Click here to complete the online nomination form and to learn more about the responsibilities of the positions.

Like THIMA eNews - Upcoming Events; Coding Assistance; Local Meetings on Facebook

Upcoming Events in Conjunction with AHIMA!!


Coming in December:  
Data Analytics / CDHA preparation 

Coming in February:  
IG Bootcamp

Like THIMA eNews - Upcoming Events; Coding Assistance; Local Meetings on Facebook

Local HIMA News and Meetings

KAHIMA Annual Coding Symposium - - Change of Date!!!!

 

Date


November 13, 2015
7:45am - 4:15 pm


Speaker


Karen Scott, MEd, RHIA, CCS-P, CPC, FAHIMA, AHIMA Approved ICD-10 Trainer


CEUs:  6


Location - TBD
 

Like THIMA eNews - Upcoming Events; Coding Assistance; Local Meetings on Facebook

UETHIIMA Meeting


October Meeting Notice
Co-Sponsored by the THIMA Foundation
 
The Upper East Tennessee Health Information Management Association will meet Thursday, October 15, 2015 at the Johnson City Medical Center, Auditorium #1, 7th Floor, Johnson City, Tennessee.  2:00-4:30 p.m.
 
**Of Note – we just wanted to make you aware that we are utilizing JCMC Auditorium as a meeting place since it is “free” and seems to be a central location for everyone **        

TOPICS:
 
Topic #1:  Information Governance Technology You Need to Know About, Seth Johnson, Executive Consultant, Healthcare Industry
 
Topic #2:   One Hospital's Journey to MPI Data Integrity - Tips and Tricks for Achieving it in Your Organization (webinar)                                 
 
Business Meeting will follow program. Light refreshments will be served.
 
***Reminder:  If you haven’t paid your annual dues, you can do so at this meeting***
 
Please contact Melissa Johnson by October 1st if you plan to attend. Please attend if at all possible so we can have a good turnout for our speaker.

Phone:   (423) 434-1440                   
E-mail:   JohnsonMY9@msha.com
 
Drawings each meeting for prizes –FOR PAID UETHIMA MEMBERS. You must be present to win.
 
2 CEUs will be awarded for the presentation

Like THIMA eNews - Upcoming Events; Coding Assistance; Local Meetings on Facebook

Summit of the Southeast


Sponsored by TNHIMSS and Co-sponsored by THIMA

October 28-30, 2015

The Summit of the Southeast will convene top industry leaders to share case studies, best practices and actionable next steps to help you face daily challenges and manage emerging technology solutions. Featured workshops include:

CPHIMS: The Certified Professional in Healthcare Information and Management Systems (CPHIMS) is targeted to individuals who are seasoned professionals and would like to verify their health IT knowledge.

Project Management: This session is targeted to all professionals that would like a better understanding of the processes, tools and techniques required to manage large scale initiatives -- particularly those in the healthcare arena.

Click here to register.

Like THIMA eNews - Upcoming Events; Coding Assistance; Local Meetings on Facebook

Seeking your input!


Do you have Information or stories you would like to share with other THIMA members …. . about your career path or HIM experience??  

We would also love to spotlight humanitarian efforts on behalf of THIMA members.
Send any information to wanda@thima.org

Like THIMA eNews - Upcoming Events; Coding Assistance; Local Meetings on Facebook

More Free Webinars


TN Payment Reform Initiative (enter a name and email address to access the webinar)

HealthSystemCIO.com offers free live and archived webinars.

Leadership in Information Governance

Like THIMA eNews - Upcoming Events; Coding Assistance; Local Meetings on Facebook

Follow Us

Facebook
Facebook
LinkedIn
LinkedIn
Twitter
Twitter
Website
Website
Subscribe to the Legal Handbook Web Portal

Give Back and Pay It Forward – With One Click


Become a Charter Donor of the THIMA Foundation – with every donation more THIMA Scholarships are available! Your donation is tax deductible... and there is no gift too small.

Upcoming Meetings


Click here to visit the calendar

UETHIMA Meeting
October 15, 2015

Summit of the Southeast
October 28-30, 2015

KAHIMA Annual Coding Symposium
November 13, 2015

THIMA 2016 Annual Meeting
March 9-11, 2016
Franklin, TN

Job Opportunities


Click here to learn more.

Reimbursement and Coding Specialist III

Our Corporate Sponsors


Learn more

Copyright © 2015 KnowledgeConnex, All rights reserved.
You are receiving this email because you are a member of THIMA (Tennessee Health Information Management Association), you have conducted business with THIMA, or you have opted in at our website.

Our mailing address is:
KnowledgeConnex
601 North Belair Square
Suite 28
Evans, GA 30809