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Webinar - Emerging Roles in HIM
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When: Tuesday, June 12, 2018
12:00 - 1:00 pm
Where: United States
Contact: TxHIMA

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As the healthcare environment continues to transform and become more data driven, health information departments need to position themselves to remain relevant. This presentation will share one organization's journey through this transformation, and discuss some of the emerging roles that can position HIM departments for the future. Objectives:

  1. Share the story of the HIM department’s transformation at University of Utah Health
  2. Identify emerging roles within HIM and the education and experience required for each
  3. Encourage the audience to continue their professional development to meet the needs of the future

Shawn Wells, BS, RHIT, CHDA

Shawn Wells, BS, RHIT, CHDA, has been in the HIM profession since 2003, currently serving as Associate Director at University of Utah Health (UUH). While at UUH, Shawn has implemented enterprise-wide Computer Assisted Coding, led UUH through the ICD-10 transition, and developed a new HIM team focusing on data integrity, analytics and Information Governance. Shawn is an active volunteer and mentor, and sits on the Weber State University HIM Advisory Committee. He served as UHIMA’s Treasurer and President, and is Speaker-Elect of the AHIMA House of Delegates. Shawn is an active public speaker at the regional, national and international level on topics of ICD-10, computer-assisted coding, data integrity and emerging roles in HIM.

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