HAHIMA | Winter 2020 Virtual Meeting

Join us for our Winter Virtual Quarterly Meeting! Topics include:  1) Navigating in the New World with Telemedicine after Covid-19, 2) ICD-10-PCS Root Operations Breaking Down Op Notes, and 3) HIPAATrek


Due to the situation we find ourselves in, we are unable to hold a face-to-face meeting this winter, but the HAHIMA Executive Board has been working hard to prepare a Virtual Meeting.


Welcome and Introduction
Britney Strickland, RHIT, CCS, HAHIMA President Elect

Navigating in the New World with Telemedicine after Covid-19
Nora Belcher, Executive Director, Texas eHealth Alliance

  • The overall evolution of telemedicine and telehealth.
  • How has the coronavirus response impacted the ability of providers to leverage telemedicine and telehealth?
  • What did telemedicine utilization look like before the pandemic and what does it look like now?
  • What will the digital health landscape look like in 10 years, and how can an organization prepare for it?

Nora Belcher is the Executive Director of the Texas e-Health Alliance, a non-profit advocacy group that she started in 2009 to give health information technology stakeholders a voice in public policy.  The Texas e-Health Alliance serves as the state’s leading advocate, from local communities to the national level, for the use of information technology to improve the health care system for patients.    She is widely considered to be one of the state’s leading experts in digital health care, having worked on the issue for over 20 years in a variety of roles.  During the most recent Texas legislative session, Ms. Belcher led the passage of a number of bills related to telemedicine, telehealth and remote patient monitoring.   Ms. Belcher holds a bachelor’s degree in government from the University of Texas at Austin and owns a hardcover first edition of Game of Thrones.

1.0 – Data Structure, Content, and Information Governance

Exhibitors Update and Introduction

HAHIMA District IX Updates
Terri Darsee, RHIT, CCS, HAHIMA President

ICD-10-PCS Root Operations Breaking Down Op Notes
Donna Folse, RN, BSN, CCDS, CDI Educator

  • Demonstrate the ability to access the ICD-10-PCS Coding Guidelines as well as the Root Operation definitions and Approach definitions.
  • Discuss the importance of translating surgical procedure documentation into PCS coding system terminology
  • Describe procedure codes, including the purpose of the individual characters
  • Briefly explain the different parts of an op note and the significance of reviewing the entire document
  • Locate the PCS tables and share the use of the tables in differentiating an “Excision” verses a “Resection”

Donna Folse, RN,BSN, CCDS is the National CDI Educator/Auditor for Conifer’s hospital CDI program. She is instrumental in developing CDI Education including CDI Bootcamp, Continuing Education lecture series and CDI Guidance Tip sheets, among other tasks.   She has over 10 years of experience in CDI. She is a registered nurse with over 30 years of clinical experience. She is an active member of ACDIS and is a member of the ACDIS CDI Educators Group.

1.0 – Data Structure, Content, and Information Governance

Sara Badahman

1.0 – Information Protection: Access, Disclosure, Archival, Privacy and Security

Date Published:

December 2020




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