WEBINAR CECs Expiring in 2016 !!!!
…and sweeps the AHDI Integrity Awards…
2017 AHDI Integrity Award Winners*
Lifetime Achievement ~ Karen Fox-Acosta, CHDS, AHDI-F
Distinguished Service ~ Kat King, ASHI, AHDI-F
Membership Impact ~ AHDI-West, Kat King, President
Member of the Year ~ Valerie Purdy, CHDS
Educator of the Year ~ Sue Krajewski, CHDS, AHDI-F
Employer of the Year ~ Mayo Clinic Documentation Services
Excellence in Credentialing ~ Angela Allison, CHDS
Rising Star ~ Molly Ferriter, Student, Everett Community College
2017 AHDI-West Winners
Phoenix Award ~ Julia Dyviniak, CHDS, AHDI-F
Member of the Year ~ Valerie Purdy, CHDS
WHEN: Friday, July 28, 2017 ~ 3 PM Pacific/6 PM Eastern
PRESENTER: Teresa A. Costa, MHA, RHIA, CHPS, CDIP, CPHQ, CMT
AHDI-APPROVED CEC: 1 Professional Development (PD)
As new roles emerge within healthcare documentation, the Clinical Documentation Improvement’s role is key in supporting high-quality documentation and meeting healthcare facility objectives. What are the vision, mission, and value of Clinical Documentation Improvement and its programs? With every new title comes new terminology. We will learn the terminology pertinent to Clinical Documentation Improvement activities, in addition to the core skills and performance expectations for Clinical Documentation Specialists. Think outside the box and see how you could retool and qualify for this related field.
MEET OUR SPEAKER: Terri Costa has been working in health information management (HIM) and quality for over 20 years. Currently, Terri serves as Chief Administrative and Privacy Officer for James W. Golden, MD. Terri is also Director of Health Information Management for an acute care hospital in the Palm Springs, California, area where she directs all aspects of HIM Operations, Coding, and Clinical Documentation Improvement. Terri has an Associate’s Degree in HIM from the University of Alaska Southeast, Bachelor’s Degree in HIM from University of Cincinnati, and Master’s Degree in Healthcare Administration from Regis University. Terri’s credentials include Certified Medical Transcriptionist (CMT) through the Association of Healthcare Documentation Integrity (AHDI) and Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) from National Association of Healthcare Quality. Terri holds several credentials from the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) including Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), Certified in Healthcare Privacy and Security (CHPS), Certified Documentation Improvement Practitioner (CDIP), and AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer.
MEET OUR SPONSOR: This webinar is being sponsored by James Golden, MD. Dr. Golden has been in private practice in San Gabriel, California, for over 40 years specializing in addiction medication, as well as medical oncology and hematology. Dr. Golden has served as Medical Director for several chemical dependency facilities in California including Betty Ford Center.
WHEN: Friday, June 23, 2017 at 1 PM Pacific/4 PM Eastern
PRESENTER: April Martin, DBA, RHIA, CHPS, CHDA, CCS, CPHIMS, CMT, AHDI-F
AHDI APPROVED CEC: 1 Medicolegal (ML)
So, you think you know everything about HIPAA. Think again! HIPAA and Release of Information are two evolving topics that healthcare documentation specialists need to stay abreast of in order to ensure compliance and avoid penalties associated with inappropriate disclosures of PHI. This educational opportunity provides an overview of new changes pertaining to HIPAA, the recommendations for release of information from the Office of Civil Rights, and the relationship between the new HIPAA changes and the OCR’s recommendations as well as their implications in the workplace.
MEET THE PRESENTER: Dr. Martin has worked in HIM since 1996. Her doctorate is in business administration with a focus in leadership, and she holds a master’s degree in strategic leadership. She previously served as an MT supervisor at a large teaching university; owned a transcription company for 8 years (served as Privacy and Security Officer); taught transcription, MIS, and HIM courses at Washtenaw Community College, the University of Cincinnati, and for Baker College; was the HIM and MIS program director for Baker College of Clinton Twp for 2 years; and currently is the HIM Director for Southeast Health in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. She has held numerous volunteer roles at the local chapter, state, and national levels, including served as President of MAMT in 2002 and on the AAMT/AHDI BOD from 2004-2006 (Treasurer in 2005).
DATE: Friday, May 26, 2017
TIME: 3 PM Pacific / 6 PM Eastern
Presented by Jacque Taylor, MSP, AHDI-F
AHDI-Approved CEC: 1 Clinical Medicine (CM)
Treating pain has always been a special challenge, but that is especially true for people that have been touched by opiate addiction. With pain management being measured for determining reimbursement, it is becoming more important than ever to understand how this issue can be addressed. Join us to learn more about what opiate addiction really is and how it affects the brain, become familiar with the approved federal guidelines outlining proper pain management for those dealing with opiate addiction and chronic or acute pain, and discover alternative treatments for pain management without the use of pharmaceuticals.
MEET THE PRESENTER: Jacque has been a member of AAMT/AHDI since 2000 as a student of medical transcription, working in the profession as an MT, QA, and instructor through 2012. She served in local, state, regional, and national capacities and on many national committees since joining AHDI. Currently serving as District 1 Director on the National Leadership Board for 2016-2019. She obtained a BS in Health and Wellness in 2013 and MS in Psychology in 2015. She is married, a mother and stepmother, grand- and great-grandmother of many, as well as a pet mom of 3 beautiful felines. Currently live in Salt Lake City, Utah, after living in Utah most of her life along with the states of Idaho, California, Oregon and the island country of Barbados. Hobbies include computer networking, crocheting, exercising, watching football (Green Bay Packers, University of Utah), and spending time with family and friends.
DATE: Friday, May 12, 2017
TIME: 3 PM Pacific / 6 PM Eastern
Presented by Julia Dyviniak, CHDS, AHDI-F
AHDI-Approved CEC: 1 Technology & the Workplace (TW)
The use of an electronic health record (EHR) technology solution that meets Meaningful Use requirements is both a powerful tool and aids in gaining incentives for healthcare practitioners across the country. If you have wanted to see an EHR in action, or would like to experience a different one, here’s your chance! Practice Fusion is a free, user-friendly EHR that meets these requirements for running a private practice, and more. Julia will take you on a guided tour and clear up some of the mysteries of working with an EHR. Learn how to navigate, create and upload documentation, create a Superbill, and how the software links to other providers for referrals and pharmacies for prescriptions for continuity of care.
MEET THE PRESENTER: Julia Dyviniak, AHDI-F is an excellent teacher, with a teaching style many can relate to, having presented on several subjects. She will be leading a guided tour of the EHR Practice Fusion. She is a professional medical transcriptionist with more than 20 years’ experience in multiple specialties and acute care and works with several private practice physicians as well as Shumaker Transcription Service. We congratulate Julia as she just received her AHDI “Fellow” designation!