MNHIMA | The Role of HIM Professionals in Population Health Analytics

This webinar will offer information on the goal of population health, data sources that can be leveraged, analytical methods to support evaluation, and the role of HIM with these initiatives. At the conclusion of the webinar, participants will have a better understanding on how they can use data to effectively support population health efforts.

The attention on population health is growing rapidly. The goal of population health initiatives is to protect and promote health for all individuals in a population.  At the center of population health is the data needed to understand, measure, and explore the current state and predict the future state of the health of a population. To fully realize the health of a population, analytical methods are adopted to visualize and describe health metrics and trends.  The stewards of healthcare data are HIM professionals. In this capacity, HIM professionals are essential to capturing quality data, reporting the data, and analyzing that data to develop organizational insights and strategies for improving the health of the population. This webinar will offer information on the goal of population health, data sources that can be leveraged, analytical methods to support evaluation, and the role of HIM with these initiatives. At the conclusion of the webinar, participants will have a better understanding on how they can use data to effectively support population health efforts.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes:

  • Articulate how data can be used to improve the health of a population
  • Assess the role of HIM in population health initiatives
  • Review data sources and analytical methods that support population health efforts

Published January 13, 2021

David Marc, PhD, CHDA

Department Chair & Health Informatics Graduate Program Director
Associate Professor
Department of Health Informatics and Information Management
The College of St. Scholastica

David Marc, PhD, CHDA, is an associate professor, the health informatics and information management department chair, and the health informatics graduate program director at the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, MN.  Dr. Marc has a master’s degree in biological sciences and a PhD in health informatics from the University of Minnesota and is a certified health data analyst (CHDA). He served as the former chair of the AHIMA foundation research network and as a member of the AHIMA Council for Excellence in Education (CEE) where he co-chaired the Educational Programming Workgroup.  Dr. Marc currently serves on the HIMSS Informatics Scholars Workgroup and the HIMSS Student and Early Careerists Committee. Dr. Marc is a frequent speaker at state and national meetings and workshops where he speaks on topics related to healthcare data analytics. He is an accomplished researcher and author on topics related to health informatics and information management workforce trends. 

  • MNHIMA/AHIMA Member: $25
  • Non-Member: $35

# of CEs:   1.0 – Informatics, Analytics, and Data Use

AHIMA
This educational offering has been approved for continuing education credit for use in fulfilling the continued education requirements of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).

AAPC
CEUs are accepted from programs sponsored by AHIMA national offices and the state or regional AHIMA branches. One hour of instruction is worth one CEU.  A certificate of attendance or completion is necessary to show participation.

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