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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 [...]

MaHIMA AWARDS

MaHIMA AWARDS MaHIMA is honoring the following categories, and the period is open those who now, earlier this year to avoid the Holiday crunch.  Please nominate  those who share their excellence!! Outstanding New Professional Award:  An award to recognize the newly credentialed (within 7 years) Champion Award:  An award to recognize volunteer service to MaHIMA Outstanding Mentor Award:  An award [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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…    

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