All the sessions are pre-recorded.
Information Data Blocking: What does this regulation mean for healthcare entities?
The information blocking final rule has been finalized after two years of rule making and public comment. This session will give you an overview of the contents of the legislation and provide information that will help your organization find the best path to navigate the upcoming changes related to data blocking and the sharing of electronic health information.
HIE Response to COVID-19
Aimee Molloy and Ashley Geisel
The value of health information exchange during a pandemic and one HIE’s three responses.
Healthcare Identity & Health Information Exchange Trends
Grant D. Landsbach, RHIA, CHDA, MSHSA
What’s new with Epic Identity in 2020 and, how do those functions support the “big three” industry trends we currently see? See how new Epic Identity module functionalities support Statistical Benchmarking, Health Information Exchange, and Compliance and Privacy now and into the immediate future.
Patient Matching Overview and a UPI Discussion
Mackenzie Higgins, RHIA and Karen Proffitt, MHIIM, RHIA, CHP
Patient identification is at the core of everything that happens in healthcare and when it fails, patient care quality and safety are often compromised. Fortunately, there continues to be a heightened focus of national attention on this critical topic. Attendees will learn about the current state of patient identity/matching and will come away with some core strategies to minimize challenges. Additionally, the benefits and challenges of implementing a Universal Patient Identifier (UPI) will be explored and the current state of national efforts regarding this initiative will be discussed along with how other countries have managed this model.
Ako Quammie, HIE Enterprise Architect at CORHIO, has over 15 years of experience working with many segments of the healthcare industry, including health systems, physician organizations, insurance providers, regional provider alliances, and clinically-integrated networks.
His work is concentrated in enterprise strategic planning, partnership/transaction planning, and the design and execution of a wide range of Healthcare Information Technology products and services.
Ako has extensive experience implementing clinical integration programs, electronic health record systems, and quality reporting systems focused on population-level health improvement and development of the capabilities required to succeed under value-based payment arrangements.
Aimee Molloy is the reporting analyst on the DATA team at CORHIO. She helps the organization identify data elements available for reporting, informing on reporting strategies, and providing insight through data analysis. Aimee has her Bachelor of Science in Biology and experience in clinical practice and health technology. Aimee is from Colorado, born and raised, and enjoys all things related to travel and new food experiences. She dreams of a golden retriever to join her quarantine clan.
Ashley Geisel is a manager on the DATA team at CORHIO, a leading health information exchange located in Denver. She has over 10 years of experience in health and wellness. Prior to joining CORHIO, Ashley earned her Master of Business Administration with a concentration in business analytics at the University of Denver – Daniels College of Business.
Ashley loves exploration. When’s she’s not traveling or taking 10,000 steps with her husband and dog, Ashley and her team specialize in taking “dream world” requests from customers and making them reality through innovative, data-driven solutions.
Grant D. Landsbach, RHIA, CHDA, MSHSA
Grant has seventeen years of experience in Health Information and Health Information Technology.
Grant is currently the System Data Governance & Interoperability Manager for SCL Health based in Denver, Colorado. He is also a Professor of Data Analytics at Regis University.
He has served in numerous roles over his 17 year career and currently oversees a team of seven Data Integrity and Health Information Exchange professionals that work extensively with the Epic Electronic Health Record (EHR).
Grant is a graduate of the Regis University Health Information Management program through which, he earned his Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) credential, Certified Health Data Analyst (CHDA) credential, and his Masters of Health Services Administration (MHSA) degree.)
He has served in numerous roles with the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) including as the President of the Colorado Health Information Management Association (CHIMA). He has also been member of the Health Information Exchange (HIE) Practice Council for the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) and has created and authored a number of health information related classes, articles, and published studies.
In addition, Grant has been a speaker numerous times over the past few decades at multiple state-wide and national healthcare conferences and summits.
Grant is passionate about being a “data detective” and about creating the safest, fastest, and most accurate health information systems and workflows possible.
Mackenzie Higgins, RHIA
Mackenzie Higgins is an Identity Manager with Just Associates, a consulting firm specializing in data integrity solutions based in Denver, CO. As an Identity Manger she is responsible for overseeing E/MPI data reconciliation projects. Mackenzie holds the Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) credential. She is a graduate of the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, Minnesota where she received a bachelor’s degree in health information management with a computer information systems minor. Mackenzie has a passion for volunteer work and giving back to the HIM community. She has mentored student interns and has served as the CHIMA Technology Committee Chair for three years for which she was awarded the 2019 CHIMA Outstanding Volunteer and 2020 CHIMA Rising Star.
Karen Proffitt, MHIIM, RHIA, CHP
Over the past three decades, Karen has held numerous HIM leadership positions in various hospitals and health systems. In her current role as VP of Industry Relations for Just Associates, she advocates for improving healthcare data quality, works with the best and brightest in the EMPI space and assists clients with strategic and operational MPI management consulting. Throughout her career, she has been an active member of AHIMA and has held numerous HIM State board positions including past president of THIMA.
- CHIMA/AHIMA Member: $40
- Non-Member: $40
- Student: $40
# of CEs: 3.5 – Information Protection: Access, Disclosure, Archival, Privacy and Security
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