It is our hope to meet our members or prospective members on a casual, face-to-face basis.
You have an upcoming opportunity to meet with representatives from AHDI-West.
The coffee is on us!
Saturday, October 25, 2014 ~ 12:00 PM
Val Purdy, AHDI-West Director
7575 SE Tualatin Valley Hwy
Please contact us if you plan to attend.
More information will be provided at that time.
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PRESENTED BY: Shawn Tsuda, MD, FACS
AHDI-APPROVED CEC: 1 CM (Clinical Medicine)
1. Define GERD, its epidemiology and its medico-economic impact.
2. Identify the indications for the medical and surgical management of GERD.
3. Identify criteria for potential candidates for procedure.
4. Describe the LINX procedure, including its expected outcomes and complications.
5. Describe future uses of the LINX system in treatment of additional diagnoses.
Dr Tsuda is a minimally invasive bariatric, foregut, and hernia surgeon at the University of Nevada School of Medicine in Las Vegas. He is an associate professor of surgery, chief of minimally invasive and bariatric surgery for the School of Medicine, and director of the Surgical Skills and Simulation Center of Las Vegas. At the present time, he is the only provider in the state of Nevada certified to perform the LINX procedure.
This webinar is proudly sponsored by Turnaround Time Transcription
REGISTRATION OPEN THROUGH SEPTEMBER 25, 2014
PRESENTED BY: Jesse Takken and Josh Arlitt, IT at CanScribe
AHDI-APPROVED CEC: 1 TW (Technology in Workplace)
CanScribe will be covering the Windows 8 operating system, from the beginner “new user” level up to the advanced Windows 8 functions.
Topics will include important differences between Windows 7 and 8, using new features to increase your productivity, and what direction Microsoft will be taking Windows heading into the future.Read More...
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BROADCAST DATE: Friday, May 16, 2014
PRESENTED BY: Susan Lucci, RHIA, CHPS, CHDS, AHDI-F, AHDI At-large Director
AHDI-APPROVED CEC: 1 ML (Medicolegal)
Attendees of this presentation will be provided with the facts, timeline, and content of information and events that led to the unfortunate death of a patient that was related to a medical transcription error. Throughout the session, we will discuss and contemplate the issues and the ramifications for the future as it relates to medical transcription and critical errors in analyzing a lawsuit.
Participants will be able to:
- Explain the circumstances and medical events leading up to the lethal dose of medication;
- Analyze the legal process and steps taken to prove this highly contested case;
- Discover and discuss the findings on both sides and suggest opportunities for improvement, moving forward;
- Conclude transcription’s role of responsibility for critical errors in healthcare documentation in this case.
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AHDI-West Member of the Year for 2014
The votes have been cast and Kat King is our AHDI-West Member of the Year!
We had an outstanding slate of nominations, open to all AHDI-West members.
The voting by our members was extremely close, so congratulations to all who were nominated!
THE OTHER NOMINEES WERE:
Audrey Kirchner, CHDS
Diana Hurkens, RN, MA, MHA
Jacque Taylor, BS, AHDI-F
HERE’S MORE ABOUT KAT: K at celebrates her 40th year in healthcare documentation this year. She has served on the executive Board of Directors for AHDI-Oregon from 2003 to 2008, is a co-founder of AHDI-West in 2008 and has served on the Executive Board of Governors since then. In addition, she continues to be the Event Coordinator (webmaster, webinars, email blasts, symposia, conferences, “Coffee Talk” local meetings, and booths at AHDI conferences). She has been database manager, and served on the annual Budget and Policy & Procedure focus groups.
In an effort to facilitate all those seeking recredentialing and navigating an audit, she developed the R.O.P.E. (Recertification Outreach Program and Exchange) project, creating a page on the AHDI-West website and Focus Group dedicated to providing support through a growing library of CECs and credentialing expertise. In an effort to engage AHDI-West members, she organized and created …Read More...