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THIMA eNews - Professional Development Opportunities; Your input needed - December 4, 2015:

Start Now to Secure Your Future Career!

Health Information Management is changing – and HIM professionals must not only change but lead the way into an electronic, data-driven, information-rich health care environment.  

Fortunately, opportunities are at your doorstep. Get a head start now by registering for two very important educational events which will accelerate your professional development in Information Governance and Data Analytics. These domains are HIM to the core . . . but others are seeking them as well. Stake your claim for your professional career!

AHIMA Certified Healthcare Data Analyst (CHDA) Exam Prep Workshop
January 27-28, 2016
Nashville, TN
Information Governance Boot Camp
Nashville, TN
February 12, 2016
Information Governance Boot Camp

Local HIMA News and Meetings


Friday, December 11, 2015
8:30 am – 4:30 pm EST


Karen Scott, MEd, RHIA, CCS-P, CPC, FAHIMA, AHIMA Approved ICD-10 Trainer
Janetta Jamerson, PhD, Clinical Psychologist


Rothchild’s Catering and Conference Center
8807 Kingston Pike
Knoxville TN 37923

Phone Number: (865) 690-0103


Early Registration ends Monday, December 7, 2015.

Members $90
*Note, to receive member rate; 2015 dues must be paid.

Non-Members $105  Not a member? Join now If you are unsure if you are a member, please contact or

Click here to register.

After Monday, December 7th: Including walk-ins: $135 All Attendees

MTHIMA December Meeting – Rescheduled for January, 2016

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

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

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.

More Free Webinars

TN Payment Reform Initiative (enter a name and email address to access the webinar) offers free live and archived webinars.

Leadership in Information Governance

Test your IG IQ with the AHIMA IG Pulserate!!

IG PulseRateâ„¢ is a FREE instant assessment tool that provides a quick check of your organization's IG maturity level.

IG PulseRateâ„¢ can:
  • understand key success factors that impact organizational IG maturity
  • begin to identify strengths and weaknesses in the organization's management of data and information that better meets organizational needs and mitigates risk
  • trend performance over time.

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. 

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NCHIMA ICD-10 Post Implementation Lessons Learned Webinar Series

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FHIMA RHIA/RHIT Exam Prep Online Workshop

FHIMA CCS/CCS-P Exam Prep Online Workshop

KAHIMA Annual CPT Workshop
December 11, 2015
Knoxville, TN

AHIMA Certified Healthcare Data Analyst (CHDA) Exam Prep Workshop
January 27-28, 2016
Nashville, TN

Information Governance Boot Camp
Nashville, TN
February 12, 2016

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

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