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William Rudman, RHIA, PhD, Executive Director of the AHIMA
Foundation and Vice President of Education Visioning for AHIMA
, said that the GHWIC aims to bridge the growing gap between classroom training and the real-world skills needed for a successful, career-ready workforce.
The press release included a formal statement from AHIMA
CEO Lynne Thomas Gordon stating that, "On behalf of our more than 72,000 members who have prepared for ICD-10 in good faith, AHIMA
will seek immediate clarification on a number of technical issues such as the exact length of the delay.
Early in the process, AHIMA
conducted a member values assessment as part of its annual member survey.
also argues ICD-9 doesn't meet the requirements for code set standards stipulated by HIPAA or the characteristics of a procedural coding system outlined by the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics.
Partnering with the AHIMA
Foundation to award scholarships to HIM or HIT students who are actively involved in their communities allows Conifer to assist in the achievement of educational goals," said William Rudman, PhD, RHIA, executive director of the AHIMA
Foundation and vice president of Education Visioning for AHIMA
Our goal at Career Step is to provide our students education that will prepare them for the certification exams-—and therefore the workplace—and AHIMA
has reviewed our programs and confirmed that Career Step equips its students to meet this goal and is a leader in medical coding education.
In the report, AHIMA
spoke with four privacy professionals, all of whom provided insight on how privacy officers:
National Convention and Exhibit, San Diego, American Health Info.
President for 2002 elected at AHIMA
Barbara Odom-Wesley, PhD, RHIA, is president-elect of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA
), a national association of more than 40,000 members.
SPi Healthcare will be showcasing their health information improvement (HIM) capabilities including coding performance improvement, clinical documentation improvement, and coding education for ICD-10 in AHIMA
The convention is being held September 26-30, and Career Step, an AHIMA
Diamond Partner, will be exhibiting in booth 1123 with information on its suite of coding training products, including the Education Enrichment Tool, which is being introduced at the AHIMA