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2011 Convention Wrap-up

Author: AHIMA

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: November 2011


AHIMA held its 83rd Annual Convention and Exhibit October 1–6 in Salt Lake City, UT. Practitioners, educators, students, and exhibitors came together to share ideas, challenges, and solutions and hear about some of healthcare's hottest topics from industry experts.


A full ex....

2010 Convention Wrap-up

Author: AHIMA

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: November 2010


AHIMA held its 82nd Annual Convention and Exhibit September 25–29 in Orlando, FL. Attendance this year reached a high water mark that matches the best-attended conventions from previous years such as Seattle and Philadelphia. More than 5,000 practitioners, educators, students, and exhibit....

AHIMA's Whistleblower Policy

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA newsletter article

Publication Date: June 2016

AHIMA is committed to the highest possible standards of ethical, moral, and legal business conduct. In line with this commitment, we have a whistleblower policy to provide an avenue for volunteers to raise concerns while assuring that they will be protected from reprisals or victimization for whistleblowing.

Resolution on Diversity and Inclusion

Author: AHIMA House of Delegates

Source: AHIMA HoD Resolution

Publication Date: October 02, 2011

Submitted by Diversity CoP members: Dwayne M. Lewis, RHIT, CCS, Vera Rulon, RHIT, CCS, Stacie L. Buck, RHIA, CCS-P, LHRM, RCC & 2010-2011 Best Practices/Standards House Team

Supported by the Board of Directors
Intent:

This resolution is intended to advance AHIMA's commi....

House of Delegates Welcome Letter

Author: AHIMA House of Delegates

Source: AHIMA

Publication Date: August 2013

This welcome letter to the 2013-2014 House of Delegates is intended to help delegates get started, with a brief checklist of items and events to be aware of, and things to do during the early weeks of your term.

HIM Professionals Resolve to Lead and Promote Consistent Health Information Privacy and Security Practices

Author: AHIMA House of Delegates

Source: AHIMA HoD Resolution

Publication Date: September 30, 2012

Intent:

Privacy and security breaches today dominate healthcare media headlines. The magnitude and severity of these breaches encompass incidents ranging from the unauthorized access, use and disclosure of protected health information (PHI) to the lack of administrative, physical and tech....

Bringing Vision 2006 into Focus: Strategic Options for Education, Certification, and Professional Development (Resolution)

Author: AHIMA House of Delegates

Source: Journal of AHIMA | AHIMA HoD Resolution

Publication Date: January 1998

Background

In 1996, AHIMA's House of Delegates adopted Vision 2006 as its strategy for moving the health information management profession into the future:

"Resolved, That the American Health Information Management Association and its component organizations and....

Resolution on the Legal Health Record

Author: AHIMA House of Delegates

Source: AHIMA HoD Resolution

Publication Date: October 08, 2006

ubmitted by AHIMA's Electronic Health Record Practice Council
Preamble
Whereas, it is acknowledged that the health care industry is in transition to electronic health records and most health care organizations have health records that are in a hybrid state,

Whereas, for eviden....

Leading the Transition to ICD-10

Author: AHIMA House of Delegates

Source: AHIMA HoD Resolution

Publication Date: June 18, 2010

Preamble

Whereas, October 1, 2013, has been set by the United States Department of Health and Human Services as the date for adopting the ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS (ICD-10-CM/PCS);
Whereas, ICD-10-CM/PCS provides significant improvements in reporting diagnostic and procedural data an....

House of Delegates Toolkit

Author: AHIMA House of Delegates

Source: AHIMA

Publication Date: August 2013

This toolkit provides information to orient you to the 2013-2014 HoD and help ensure your success in serving as a delegate. You will find helpful reference documents, a position description, a list of terms and definitions and an overview of the HoD.

Volunteer and Leadership Development

Author: AHIMA House of Delegates

Source: AHIMA HoD Resolution

Publication Date: October 04, 2009

Preamble

Whereas, strong volunteers in leadership roles and a leadership model are critical and necessary to the success of the AHIMA federation, which includes the American Health Information Management Association and the AHIMA Foundation boards and committees, the Commission on Certif....

2015 Environmental Scan Report

Author: AHIMA House of Delegates

Source: AHIMA report

Publication Date: January 2015

The top trends/issues and recurring themes captured from the 2014-2015 House of Delegates centred on the following topics:

  • Rising healthcare costs and business/economic pressures on providers to deliver better healthcare while meeting mandate requirements;
  • HIM workforce; evolution of roles;
  • Effects of healthcare reform and regulatory changes; and
  • New technologies and consumer access to health information

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