With 51,000 members, AHIMA
is the premier association of HIM professionals.
With the transition to ICD-10 just days after AHIMA
, it's more important than ever that healthcare organizations provide the proper patient documentation and related codes to obtain appropriate reimbursement," notes Thomas Ormondroyd, BS, MBA, Vice President and General Manager of Precyse Learning Solutions.
We are pleased to be a part of this year's AHIMA
convention and are looking forward to discussing how evaluating, educating and expanding HIM teams can help them meet new challenges," said Laurie McBrierty, Career Step Vice President of Corporate Training.
The authors of the November 2014 AHIMA
article, "Cost of Converting Small Physician Practices to ICD-10 Much Lower than Reported" (Thomas C.
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
and healthcare professionals we can provide a better more effective quality of patient care.
Career Step representatives will be in booth 711 at the AHIMA
convention with information on CLiM[TM], which offers assessments, targeted training, complete career training, and measurement tools, as well as the company's other products, such as ICD-10 physician documentation training.
For decades, AHIMA
has led the call for uniform interoperable data and information, including guidelines for coding standards.
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.