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The 2018 convention agenda will cover a variety of AHIMA domains which translate to CEU credits. A maximum of 11 CEU credits can be awarded for the regular convention (pre-convention workshops grant additional credits).

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Sunday - June 24, 2018
7:00 am - 5:00 pm Pre-Convention Registration

Location: Lobby

8:30 am - 11:30 am Pre-Convention Workshop

Introduction to Data Analytics Workshop

Speaker: Susan Fenton, PhD, RHIA, FAHIMA - Assoc. Dean for Academic Affairs, UT School of Biomedical Informatics

Location: Capitol Ballroom A

CEU credit = 3
Domain: Technology

8:30 am - 3:30 pm Pre-Convention Workshop

Leadership: Tomorrow Doesn't Look Much Like Yesterday

Speaker: Penny Crow - Principal, Brittain-Kalish Group, LLC
Chris Kalish - President, Brittain-Kalish Group,LLC

Location: Capitol Ballroom C

CEU credit = 6
Domain: Technology

8:30 am - 3:30 pm Pre-Convention Workshop

SQL for the Absolute Beginner

Speaker: Kimberly Smith - Assistant Professor, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Biomedical Informatics

Location: Capitol Ballroom B

CEU credit = 6
Domain: Technology

11:45 am - 1:00 pm Lunch

Location: Creekside

12:00 pm - 3:00 pm Exhibitor Set Up

Location: Capitol View Terrace/Foyer

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm Pre-Convention Workshop

Winning! A Collaborative Approach to Generate Positive Outcomes

Speaker: Jan Purscelley - Software Trainer, Voice Products, Inc.

Location: Capitol Ballroom A

CEU credit = 3
Domain: Performance Improvement

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm Student Academy

Location: Capitol Ballroom D


 
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm Exhibit Hall Grand Opening

Location: Capitol View Terrace/Foyer

  6:00 pm - 7:00 pm  Town Hall Meeting

Location: Capitol Ballroom D

Monday - June 25, 2018
7:00 am - 4:30 pm

Registration

Location: Lobby

7:00 am - 8:00 am

Breakfast and Exhibit Hall Open

Location: Capitol Ballroom D/E, Capitol View Terrace/Foyer

8:00 am - 9:00 am General Session

AHIMA Report to the CSA

Speaker: Diann H. Smith, MS, RHIA, CHP, FAHIMA - President/Chair, AHIMA Board of Directors

Location: Capitol Ballroom D/ E

CEU credit = 1
Domain: Technology

9:00 am - 10:00 am
Breakout Session

Keeping HIM "Wired" via Real-Time-Voice-Recognition (RTVR) Technology Adoption

Speakers: Beth Schlaf - Business Operations Analyst, JPS Health Network
Madhura Chandak - Executive Director Clinical Integration, JPS Health Network

Location: Capitol Ballroom F/G

CEU credit = 1
Domain: Performance Improvement

Breakout Session

SMART E&M Auditing Tips for Smart EHRs

Speakers: Caroline Whitlock - Senior Compliance Consultant, HealthTexas Provider Network
Jennie Moody - Physician Compliance Auditor, HealthTexas Provider Network

Location: Capitol Ballroom D/E

CEU credit = 1
Domain: Performance Improvement

Breakout Session

National Coding Productivity: Current ICD-10 Trends

Speaker: Betty Schulte - Director of Compliance & Quality Audit Services, Himagine and AAHIMA

Location: Creekside I/II

CEU credit = 1
Domain: ICD-10

Breakout Session

Curriculum and Other Changes

Speaker: Michelle Millen, MSCPM, RHIA - Director, Health Information Management, Collin College

Location: Capitol Ballroom A/C

CEU credit = 1
Domain: Performance Improvement

10:00 am - 10:30 am AM Break & Exhibit Hall

Location: Capitol View Terrace/Foyer

10:30 am - 11:30 am General Session

Healthcare Information Management is a Marathon

Speaker: Matt Jones - Professional Speaker, Matt Jones International

Location: Capitol Ballroom D/E

CEU credit = 1
Domain: Management Development

11:30 am - 1:00 pm Lunch & Exhibit Hall

Location: Capitol Ballroom D/E, Capitol View Terrace/Foyer

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm General Session

Innovations in Data and Informatics in Healthcare

Speaker: Dr. Deevakar Rogith - Assistant Professor, UTHealth

Location: Capitol Ballroom D/E

CEU credit = 1
Domain: Performance Improvement

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm General Session

Skills and Competencies for Informatics Innovations

Speakers: Dr. Deevakar Rogith - Assistant Professor, UTHealth
Susan Fenton, PhD, RHIA, FAHIMA - Assoc. Dean for Academic Affairs, UT School of Biomedical Informatics

Location: Capitol Ballroom D/E

CEU credit = 1
Domain: Performance Improvement

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm PM Break & Exhibit Hall

Location: Capitol View Terrace/Foyer

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Breakout Session

CSA Excellence Series: Advocacy

Speaker: Diann H. Smith, MS, RHIA, CHP, FAHIMA - President/Chair, AHIMA Board of Directors

Location: Capitol Ballroom A/C

CEU credit = 1
Domain: External Forces

Breakout Session

Health Information Management is a Marathon: Unplugged

Speaker: Matt Jones - Professional Speaker, Matt Jones International

Location: Capitol Ballroom F/G

CEU credit = 1
Domain: Management Development

Breakout Session

Introduction to eCQMs

Speaker: Susan Fenton, PhD, RHIA, FAHIMA - Assoc. Dean for Academic Affairs, UT School of Biomedical Informatics

Location: Capital Ballroom D/E

CEU credit = 1
Domain: Technology

Breakout Session - Cancelled

Leadership Skill #1: Effective Communication

4:30 pm - 6:00 pm Exhibit Hall Reception

Location: Capitol View Terrace/Foyer

Tuesday - June 26, 2018
7:00 am - 4:00 pm

Registration

Location: Lobby

7:00 am - 8:00 am Breakfast and Exhibit Hall Open

Location: Capitol View Terrace/Foyer

8:00 am - 8:30 am Business Meeting

TxHIMA Update: Business Meeting

Speaker: Penny Crow - Principal, Brittain-Kalish Group, LLC

Location: Capitol Ballroom D/E

8:30 am - 9:30 am General Session

If Not You, Who? How to Crack the Code of Employee Disengagement

Speaker: Jill Christensen - Employee Engagement Expert, Jill Christensen International

Location: Capitol Ballroom D/E

CEU credit = 1
Domain: Management Development

9:30 am - 10:30 am
Breakout Session

Tips for Effective Advocacy

Speaker: Nora Belcher - Executive Director, Texas E-Health Alliance

Location: Capitol Ballroom D/E

CEU credit = 1
Domain: External Forces

Breakout Session

Gamification

Speaker: LTC Chani Cordero, FACHE, CHCIO, PMP, CPHIMS - Chief Information Officer, Medical Education & Training Campus

Location: Capitol Ballroom A/C

CEU credit = 1
Domain: Technology

Breakout Session

Key Steps to Successfully Implement Outpatient CDI in a Physician Practice

Speaker: Mary Stanfill - Vice President, UASI

Location: Capitol Ballroom F/G

CEU credit = 1
Domain: Performance Improvement

Breakout Session

From Minors to Majors: Inpatient Deficiency Management

Speakers: Valerie Lund - Business Operations Analyst, JPS Health Network
Timothy Niacaris - Chief Medical Informatics Officer, Acclaim Physician Group, JPS Health Network and Acclaim Physician Group

Location: Creekside I/ II

CEU credit = 1
Domain: Clinical Foundations

10:30 am - 11:00 am AM Break & Exhibit Hall

Location: Capitol View Terrace/Foyer

11:00 am - 12:00 pm General Session

Leading the Rainbow: Ensuring Success Through Diversity

Speaker: Alana Hill, PMP - Change Leadership Expert, 2Hill Consulting Services, LLC

Location: Capitol Ballroom D/E

CEU credit = 1
Domain: Management Development

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Lunch & Exhibit Hall

Location: Capitol Ballroom D/E, Capitol View Terrace/Foyer

 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm  TxHIMA District Town Hall

Location: Capitol Ballroom A/C

 
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Breakout Session

Compliance Risks Associated with DRG Mismatches

Speaker: Mary Stanfill - Vice President, UASI

Location: Capitol Ballroom A/C

CEU credit = 1
Domain: Performance Improvement

Breakout Session

Productivity: Better Later than Never

Speakers: Sherri Shockey - Director - Health Information Management, JPS Health Network
Valerie Lund - Business Operations Analyst, JPS Health Network
Shawan Hagan-Cole MBA, RHIA, CCS, CDIP - Manager HIM Coding, Health Information Management Services

Location: Capitol Ballroom F/G

CEU credit = 1
Domain: Management Development

Breakout Session

A Tale of Transparency

Speaker: Elizabeth Delahoussaye - Sr. Vice President, Compliance & Privacy, Ciox Health

Location: Capitol Ballroom D/E

CEU credit = 1
Domain: Privacy and Security

Breakout Session

Leading MPI Management - Improving Data Quality and Minimizing Errors

Speaker: Julie Dooling - Vice President, National Sales, Just Associates, Inc.

Location: Creekside I/ II

CEU credit = 1
Domain: Technology

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm PM Break & Exhibit Hall

Location: Capitol View Terrace/Foyer

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm General Session

Legislative Update

Speaker: Nora Belcher - Executive Director, Texas E-Health Alliance

Location: Capitol Ballroom D/E

CEU credit = 1
Domain: External Forces