You are encouraged to attend the Maryland Health Information Management Association’s (MDHIMA) October 9th Quarterly Business meeting to learn what is occurring in our profession. This year MDHIMA was not be able to host a traditional annual meeting but we recognize it is essential for you to know about our profession’s progress.
|Welcome Dr. Irby Hunter|
MDHIMA 2nd Year Director & Education Committee Chairperson
|Artificial Intelligence: innovative, Technologies, Disrupting Healthcare |
Dr. Irby Hunter
One of the most talked-about disruptors to the HIM profession is artificial intelligence (AI). HIM needs to be ready for the disruption. Learn where and how is what is already in use, as well as the opportunities and challenges associated with it. In this presentation, you will gain an understanding of the basics of artificial intelligence, the ways in which it is already part of the fabric of our lives, and future opportunities for Artificial Intelligence.
CEU: 1.0 – Evolving Topics/Other HIM Relevant Topics
|Patient Identification and Matching: Enhancing Data Integrity & Patient Safety|
Linda Williams, MHA, RHIA
Patient identification and matching is a key priority of AHIMA’s 2020 advocacy agenda. Learn about AHIMA’s efforts and how you can play an important role to help safeguard patients within your institution. This presentation addresses elements under the thought leadership impact area of connection.
CEU: 1.0 – Data Structure, Content and Information Governance
|MDHIMA Quarterly Business Meeting|
|Telehealth Policies During the COVID-19 Pandemic |
A. Andrews Dean, CPHIMS, CHPS, CHDA, CPHI, CPPM, CPC
U.S. Federal Government flexibilities and allowances for the administration of telehealth services during the COVD-19 pandemic national health emergency are rapidly shifting as government agencies work to respond to the crisis. This presentation will cover the current requirements for utilizing telehealth services that were administered by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
CEU: 0.5 – Organizational Management and Leadership
|Join the House of HI and Build AHIMA’s and Your Future |
Arlene Gioia, RHIA, CCS, CCDS
AHIMA is building the House of Health Information in three impact areas. We are leading the charge in access, connection, and integrity. This presentation will provide you with tools to help you build your career, as well as help AHIMA build the House of
CEU:1.0 – Evolving Topics/Other HIM Related Topics
|Professional Ethics |
Patience Ebuwei, MPH, CEP, RHIA
AHIMA members, AHIMA certificate recipients and students need to abide by AHIMA’s Code of Ethics. Become better familiar with the thirteen principles and the guidelines so that you can navigate ethical situations. Also included are the new revised case studies which illustrate ethical dilemmas. These cases show how you can incorporate ethics into your HIM practice.
CEU: 1.0 – Organizational Management & Leadership
|Clinical Terminology: Expanding Career Pathways for HIM Professionals |
Brenda Watson, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, CRC, CPC
Approved AHIMA ICD-10 CM/PCS Trainer
AAPC Approved Instructor
Healthcare is an evolving world where data is central to all aspects of care. HIM professionals must understand the role clinical terminologies play in the current “Big Data” environment. This environment is ripe for HIM professionals to leap into new career opportunities in the clinical terminology arena. This presentation will examine continuing education opportunities to prepare HIM professionals to extend their knowledge in clinical terminologies for expanded job functions in current roles or for movement into new positions that concentrate on clinical terminologies and their uses.
CEU: 1.0 – Evolving Topics/Other HIM Related Topics
|Closing Remarks |
Education Committee Member
October 9, 2020