The New 2018 AHIMA Curriculum Competencies are being implemented nationally. We have gone from very prescriptive competencies to now very broad competencies. You will not want to miss this session to learn the WHY and the HOW regarding the curriculum that educators are required to teach when educating the next HIM generation. We invite industry partners to attend to be in line with professional practice requirements.
1.0 – Organizational Management and Leadership
Julie Shay, MBA-HIN, RHIA
Julie A. Shay, MBA-HIN, RHIA is the Health Information Technology Program Director and professor for Santa Fe College. Shay advocates that “Trusted information is a valuable asset to any organization; being good stewards of this valuable asset will reap benefits such as better decision making that results in cost reduction, risk reduction and the promotion of quality care and business strategy.” Shay has 22 years industry and 14 years academia experience in healthcare business operations management experience in settings such as physician practice management, outpatient, inpatient settings to include managed care contracting, payer relations and operations expertise. Shay is an Approved AHIMA ICD10CM/PCS trainer. She has been a guest speaker for several national, statewide and local conferences. She is a member of North East Florida Health Information Management Association, Florida Health Information Management Association (FHIMA), and American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). She served as the Chair of the CEE’s (Council Excellence Education) Associate Education Coalition Committee (AEC), where she led and assisted the coalition in developing health information technology specialty curriculum tracks for colleges nationwide. Assisted with the development of workflow process in getting specialty tracks approved within academia/state environment. (2012-2014) Shay served as a member of the AHIMA (CEE) Council for Excellence Education (2013-2016) During 2015-2016, she served as a co-chair for the CEE Workforce Workgroup that focused on raising HIM Awareness. Shay has served as a member of the AHIMA HIMR Initiative. Shay has served as the FHIMA HIM Awareness Coordinator (2015-2017). Shay was the recipient of the 2016 AHIMA Educator Triumph Award and the 2016 FHIMA Educator Award (nominated/supported by fellow HIM colleagues and industry partners.)