Monthly Archives: October 2017

Coders2Coders

November 9
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
$10.00

A  conference call to provide an opportunity for Coders to discuss and share coding issues and successes.  A survey will go out to attendees ahead of time to collect questions and topics.  The fee will be for the conference line and the CEU that will be electronically sent to the attendee after each session.

This […]

October 31st, 2017|Coding, Conference Call|

MaHIMA AWARDS

MaHIMA AWARDS

We have 2 exciting items this week … Let’s celebrate you !!!

First … Let’s congratulate Barry Libman, MS, RHIA, CDIP, CCS as the recipient to receive the 2017-18 Advocacy Award … Congratulations Barry!

And … Individual Achievement Award nominations are still open!!!

MaHIMA is honoring the following categories, and the period is open those who now, earlier this year to […]

October 31st, 2017|Awards|

MEET THE SPEAKER: Adam Delmolino

MEET THE SPEAKER

Adam Delmolino, Director, State Government Advocacy, Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association

Adam Delmolino is the Director of State Government Advocacy for the Massachusetts Hospital Association (MHA). In this capacity, Adam tracks, analyzes, and advocates on any legislation regarding hospitals and the health care industry, with a particular emphasis on healthcare payment & delivery reform, telemedicine coverage, pharmacy practices, […]

October 31st, 2017|Meet The Speaker|

MEET THE SPEAKER: Alan Goldberg

MEET THE SPEAKER

Alan Goldberg, President & CEO, Applied Management Systems

Mr. Goldberg has 30+ years of health care management and management engineering experience, and brings the following attributes to the AMS health care consulting practice:

Mr. Goldberg’s current affiliations include the Association of Healthcare Enterprises (AHE) where he is the past chairman and current member of the Board of Directors; […]

October 31st, 2017|Meet The Speaker|

MEET THE SPEAKER: Angela Carr, JD

MEET THE SPEAKER

Angela Carr, JD, Partner, Barton Gilman

Angela Carr is an experienced civil litigator, focusing her trial practice on professional liability defense, employment law, business litigation, and real estate disputes. She frequently consults with hospitals and medical practice groups on avoiding and minimizing liability risks. She was named by Super Lawyers as a Rhode Island Rising Star in 2012 […]

October 31st, 2017|Meet The Speaker|

MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: Zee (Zainab) Shuaib, MD, MPH, CDIP

MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: Zee (Zainab) Shuaib, MD, MPH, CDIP

Zee Shuaib is not your typcial MaHIMA member.  

Zee is a Physician Scientist and an HIM professional.  With years of patient care management experience in acute care, inpatient, and outpatient clinical settings, she is also an experienced reviewer of clinical documentation and cancer registry abstraction.  Her interests include quality control, data coding, […]

October 31st, 2017|Member Spotlight|

CODING TIP

Use Your PCS Resources Fully

By Cathie Wilde, RHIA, CCS – Director of Coding Services, Medical Record Associates, LLC

Appendix D: Body Part Key of the ICD-10-PCS Handbook can play an important role in correct code assignment and appropriate reimbursement. The following example demonstrates effective use of the Body Part Key.

The patient is a 55 year old female admitted with melena. An […]

October 24th, 2017|Coding|

MEET THE SPEAKER: Colin J. Zick

Understanding the Law of Informed Consent and Release of Information

By Colin J. Zick, Partner, Foley Hoag LLP

I am looking forward to my talk at MaHIMA’s Dot Wagg meeting on November 3, “New Developments in Health Information Law, or How to Do Your Job and Not Get Arrested.”  The title of my talk is a not-so-veiled reference to the July […]

October 24th, 2017|Legislative, Meet The Speaker|

MEET THE SPEAKER: Gerry Petratos

Digital Data and Documentation

By Gerasimos Petratos, MD, MS, CEO, Hiteks Solutions Inc.

Now that there is digital data and documentation, the world of possibilities of using the data in clinical and administrative workflows is endless.  Right?  

Well, this is all dependent on the quality of the software which is used to produce the value-added information (aka analytics) that come from the […]

October 24th, 2017|Meet The Speaker|

IG CORNER

Information Governance/Standards Resources Available for MaHIMA Members

By Lori McNeil Tolley, RHIA, BS., M.ED.

AHIMA and other providers are working hard to ensure HIM professionals keep on top of the resources available regarding Information Governance.  Here are a few of my favorites…

 

COMPLIMENTARY WEBINAR Information Governance for Emerging Payment Models

November 6, 2017

 

AHIMA Expands Footprint Worldwide and on the Convention Floor

AHIMA’s work on international […]

October 24th, 2017|IG Corner|