California Health Information Association (CHIA) Pivots to Virtual Convention Q&A with Sharon Lewis, Executive Director

  • Posted by Admin GIT
  • On June 12, 2020
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  How and when did the association decide to go virtual? With only two months prior to the planned face-to-face event, the status of shelter-in-place unknown, and the health and well-being of California’s health information professionals a top priority, the CHIA Board of Directors made the decision to pivot to a virtual convention. The team […]
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Our Journey to the OHIMA 2020 Virtual Conference

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  • On June 12, 2020
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The Ohio Health Information Management Association hosts the largest state HIM show in the United States with over 900 attendees and 75 exhibiting companies. The conference is held annually mid-March in Columbus, Ohio. One week prior to the 2020 conference – OHIMA was moving forward with caution while closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation. While there […]
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Capturing Social Determinants of Health-related Activities in Electronic Health Records

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  • On June 12, 2020
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The impact of social determinants of health (SDH) on the health of Canadians is well documented [1,2]. Yet few health organizations routinely collect SDH and related interventions in electronic health records (EHRs) [3]. Even for those wanting to collect such data, there is no common SDH terminology or implementation guidance in place to ensure the […]
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AHIMA19 Post-Conference Highlights By Sarah Sheber

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  • On March 6, 2020
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Change, transformation, and courage were the dominant themes of the AHIMA19 Health Data and Information Conference in Chicago. AHIMA President Valerie Watzlaf, PhD, MPH, RHIA, FAHIMA, kicked off conference with a deep dive into one of AHIMA’s strategic goals—shaping the health information management (HIM) profession by honing health information skill sets. “Without health information professionals […]
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2018 CHIMA Conference-Niagara Falls, ON

  • Posted by Ifhima Admin
  • On December 19, 2018
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      CHIMA’s Conference, was held September 17-18th, in Niagara Falls, ON where they hosted more than 270 of our members. Judging by the positive comments and feedback from everyone in attendance, the 2018 Conference was a resounding success!   The theme of this year’s conference, Data – A Vital Resource, focused on the […]
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2018 AHIMA Convention Wrap-Up: By Mary Butler

  • Posted by Ifhima Admin
  • On December 17, 2018
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The fact that the health information management (HIM) profession is in a state of transition and technological disruption was an unavoidable message in Miami, FL this year at the American Health Information Management Association’s (AHIMA’s) 90th Annual Convention and Exhibit, which took place September 22 to September 26. Vision for the Future AHIMA celebrated its […]
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BHIMA Members, Colleagues, Students & Friends-From Deneice Marshall

  • Posted by Ifhima Admin
  • On November 28, 2018
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As we begin the month of November I am proud to announce BHIMA is celebrating five years. We officially launched November 1st 2013 and never looked back, initially we had eight (8) founding members and have grown throughout the years. As BHIMA president, I am proud to say over the years we have had successful […]
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Convention Q&A: Information Governance: New Perspectives and Global Experiences

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  • On September 22, 2018
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IFHIMA leaders Lorraine Fernandes, President Elect, and Angelika Haendel, Immediate Past President, are presenting the international perspectives of information governance at the AHIMA Convention in Miami, FL September 23-26. Convention Q&A: Information Governance: New Perspectives and Global Experiences IFHIMA President Marci MacDonald recently presented at the CHIMA Conference in Niigata Falls, ON.
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CHIMA 75th Anniversary

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  • On April 20, 2016
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Celebrate our Journey through the HIM Profession – 75 Year’s Strong The Canadian Health Information Management Association (CHIMA) is proud to announce their 75th anniversary! CHIMA has been the Health Information Management professional’s national association for 75 years, and we continue to support the certified HIM professionals who play an essential role in the health […]
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