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MaHIMA, NYHIMA & ACDIS Announce its 5th Annual Northeast CDI and Coding Symposium- VIRTUALLY!

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This FREE four(4) part webinar series is approved for 4 CEUs for AHIMA, AAPC and ACDIS.  The recordings are posted below for the past sessions.  Note:  No CEU credit will be issued for the recording.

Registration is OPEN!  Click here to register

We are offering a four part webinar series on the following topics below in the month of August on Thursday’s from 12:00pm to 1:00pm EST.  Each complimentary session will be a 1 hour session and the CEU and survey will be sent after each session(ACDIS/AHIMA/AAPC). 

Register here today!

Please select the date in the drop down coinciding with the speaker and topic in the registration process. 
 NOTE:  If you would like to attend all four sessions; please register for each one individually. You will receive a calendar confirmation for each session. 

Complimentary Sessions: Thursdays in August 2020


Note: No CEU or credit will be provided for the recorded session.

Thursday, August 6, 2020 – 12pm to 1pm EST

Presentation:  Panel Discussion – COVID 19

Recording Available here:  To download the slides, click here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1heP3bjOI1zFS_zodekaSgM-SvwWOzjqf/view?usp=sharing
To download the recording, click here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/recording/3418932914843880207

Moderator:  Melissa Varnavas, ACDIS Associate Editorial Director

Dawn Burr, RN, BSN, CCDS
Clinical Documentation Specialist
Department of Health Information Management
Crouse Health
Central New York ACDIS Chapter 
Bobbie Massena, RN
Director of Utilization Management
Upstate University Hospital
Central New York ACDIS Chapter
Pamela Shapley BS, RN, CCDS
Director of Revenue Integrity
Lourdes Hospital
Central New York ACDIS Chapter
Jennifer Walts RN BSN CCDS
Manager Clinical Documentation Integrity
St. Joseph’s Health
Central New York ACDIS Chapter
 Kerry Seekircher, RN, BSN,
Director of Clinical Documentation,
Valley ACDIS Chapter
 Rachel Roeber, RN, CCDS, CCS,
Director of Coding & CDI,
Orange Regional Medical Center
Valley ACDIS Chapter

Thursday, August 13, 2020 – 12pm to 1pm EST

Presentation:  Importance of Clinical Validation in Denials Management
Speaker:  Virginia Gleason, CPHRM, CCM, CDIP
Senior Manager, Advisory Services, NThrive

To download the slides, click here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1u1n0o_ZgymEYbzywjSA6GjkF99Z4KHIi/view?usp=sharing
To download the recording, click here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/recording/239237646447256579

Virginia Gleason is a committed problem-solver who has a diverse background in acute care hospital operations and regulatory compliance with 25+ years of experience in academic, acute care, county, critical access and children’s hospital settings specializing in Case Management, Utilization Review, Compliance and CDI program design, implementation, regulatory guidance and education.  She has a proven ability to develop and implement or reinvigorate hospital operations.  

Thursday, August 20, 2020 – 12pm to 1pm EST

Presentation:  Ambulatory CDI:  From Program Onset to Physician Engagement and Beyond
Speaker: Ashley Chamberland, RN, CCDS-O

Enterprise Manager of Ambulatory CDI, Northern Light Health, ME
Ashley Chamberland has 10 years of experience in nursing in the inpatient pediatric setting and has headed Eastern Main Medical Center/Northern Light Health ambulatory CDI efforts since its beginning in April 2017. She is responsible for growing the program from one to three staff members with plans to expand the program to four other member organizations in the near future. A recent speaker at the 2019 ACDIS Outpatient Symposium where she talked about provider buy in and education. She earned her CCDS-O in February 2020.:

Thursday, August 27, 2020 – 12pm to 1pm EST

Presentation:  Topic – Clinical Validation
Speaker:  TBD

This webinar series is complimentary!

Register here today!


August 27, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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MA United States