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Wednesday, June 28, 2017

7:00 am - 4:00 pm Pre-Convention Registration

Location: Pre-Convene area (by Bass across from Frisco 6)
8:30 am - 11:30 am

Pre-Convention Workshop: Data Analytics

 

Susan Fenton, PhD, RHIA, FAHIMA - President - TxHIMA Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Assistant Professor - UTHealth School of Biomedical Informatics

Location: Buffalo Trail

CEU credit = 3.0
Domain: Health Informatics / Technology

8:30 am - 11:30 am

Pre-Convention Workshop: Evidence-Based Change Management: Classic Techniques for Modern Times

 

 

Robert Murphy, MD, Associate Professor and Associate Dean, Applied Informatics, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston


Location: Shawnee Trail

CEU credit = 3.0
Domain: Management Development

1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Pre-Convention Workshop - Information Governance BootCamp

 

Katherine Lusk, MHSM, RHIA, FAHIMA, Chief Health Information Management and Exchange Officer  Children's Medical Center


Michelle Hermann, MS, RHIA - HIM Operations Manager, Children's Medical Center

Location: Indian Trail

CEU credit = 3.5
Domain: Information Governance Standards / Technology

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Pre-Convention Workshop: P4: People, Processes, Perceptions and ?

 

 

Helen Strown George, RHIA, MHI, LSS-BB, Principal Consultant - StepSix & Associates; Oncology Account Group Specialist/Facilitator - Ashfield Clinical

Location: Shawnee Trail

CEU credit = 3.0
Domain: Performance Improvement

11:45 am - 1:00 pm

Networking Lunch: TxHIMA Board, Pre-Convention Attendees, Welcome Student Academy 

 

Location: Ranger - Sea Biscuit

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Student Academy

Introduction

Patricia Pierson, RHIA - Professor, Health Information Management, Collin College

 

Susan Fenton, PhD, RHIA, FAHIMA - President, TxHIMA, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Assistant Professor - UTHealth School of Biomedical Informatics


HIM Professionals Wanted

 

Priscilla Keeton, MS, RHIT - HIM Director, Parallon/HCA

 

New Grads: The Prescription for Success


Shawna A. Ridley - MBA, RHIA, CPC, COC, CPMA, Health System HIM Director, UT Southwestern Medical Center

 

Panel Discussion

How to Use Your New HI Superpowers to Get Your First HI Job

 

Moderator

 

Catherine Walker, RHIA, HIM Informaticist, Texas Health Resources

 

Panelists

 

Sharon McNeal, RHIA, Manager, Release of Information,  Health Information Management Services, Texas Health Resources

Kimberly Rodenbusch, RHIT, Director of Health Information,  PAM Rehabilitation Hospital of Allen

Kimberly Schletewitz, RHIT, HIM Operations Manager,  Children's Health System of Texas

 

Annie Tapiawala, CCS, CPC, CCC, AHIMA Approved ICD-10 Trainer, Outpatient Coding Manager, Health Information Management Division, Parkland Health & Hospital System

Margaret Wang, Team Lead, Clinical Abstracting, GuideIT

 

Location: Ranger - Sea Biscuit

 

4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

TxHIMA Town Hall

 

Susan Fenton, PhD, RHIA, FAHIMA - President, TxHIMA, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Assistant Professor - UTHealth School of Biomedical Informatics


Location: Traveller

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Volunteer Appreciation Reception*

 

*By Invitation Only*

Location: Ranger - Sea Biscuit

Thursday, June 29, 2017

7:00 am - 8:00 am

Continental Breakfast


Location: Pre-Convene area (across from Frisco 2)

7:00 am - 4:30 pm

Registration

Location: Pre-Convene area (by Bass across from Frisco 6)

7:00 am - 10:30 am

Exhibit Booth Set Up (Exhibitors)

 

Location: Frisco 6, 7, 8

8:00 am - 9:00 am

General Session: Inspire * Innovate * Lead - AHIMA's 2017 Report to the CSAs

 

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

Location: Frisco 1 - 2

CEU credit = 1.0
Domain: Healthcare Leadership and Innovation

9:00 am - 10:00 am

Breakout Session 1: Compliance with Patient-Generated Health Data and Telemedicine

 

Rita Bowen, MA, RHIA, CHPS, SSGB, Vice President, Privacy, Compliance and HIM Policy, MRO

Location: Frisco 3

CEU credit = 1.0
Domain: External Forces

Breakout Session 2: Beyond Deficiency Management Process Optimization and Collaboration

 

 

Valerie Lund, Business Operations Analyst,  John Peter Smith Health Network

 

Madhura Chandak B, Executive Director, Clinical Integration,  John Peter Smith Health Network

Location: Frisco 4

CEU credit = 1.0

Domain: Performance Improvement

Breakout Session 3: Unseen Yet Highly Productive..Leading and Inspiring a Remote Workforce

 

 

Lakeyshia Moore, Corporate Director of Coding,Texas Health

 

Michelle Tompkins, Corporate Manager of Coder,Texas Health


Location: Frisco 5

CEU credit = 1.0

Domain: Management Development

Breakout Session 4: Holy Cultural Diversity, Batman! Harnessing Your Inner Superhero to Effectively Manage Your Team

 

 

Joy Ridlehuber, RN, MSN, CPC, CRC, Director, Coding, CenseoHealth


Location: Frisco 9

CEU credit = 1.0

Domain: Management Development

10:00 am - 10:30 am

AM Break


Location: Pre-Convene area (across from Frisco 2)

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Keynote: Cybersecurity

 

David S. Muntz, CHCIO, FCHIME, LCHIME, FHIMSS - Principal, Muntz and Company, LLC, Senior Advisor, Public Policy, HITRUST ALLIANCE, LLC, Adjunct Faculty Member, Baylor University, Board Advisor, AHIMA


Location: Frisco 1 - 2

CEU credit = 1.0

Domain: Privacy & Security

11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Exhibit Hall and Member Appreciation Lunch

 

Location: Frisco 6, 7, 8

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

General Session: Future of Health Information Exchange in Texas

 

George Gooch, CEO - Texas Health Services Authority

Location: Frisco 1 - 2

CEU credit = 1.0

Domain: Privacy & Security

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

General Session: Hot Topics in HIPAA Enforcement

 

Vaniecy Nwigwe, JD, MSA - Office for Civil Rights, Health & Human Services

 

Leon Loggins, EOS - Office for Civil Rights, Health & Human Services

Location: Frisco 1 - 2

CEU credit = 1.0
Domain: External Forces

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Exhibit Hall & PM Networking Break

 

Location: Frisco 6, 7, 8

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Breakout Session 1: Initiating and Sustaining Change in the Ambulatory Care Setting

 

 

Sherie Bray, Clinical Operations-RN, UT Physicians

 

Kimberly Alleman, Clinical Operations-RN, UT Physicians

 

William Murphy, Clinical Operations-Business, UT Physicians


Location: Frisco 3

CEU credit = 1.0

Domain: Technology / Management Development

Breakout Session 2: Revenue Integrity: Coaching the Team & Achieving the Goal

 

 

Amber Sterling, RN, BSN, CCDS, Director, Clinical Documentation Improvement Services, TrustHCS

 

Nena Scott, MSEd, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, CCDS, Director of Coding Quality and Professional Development, TrustHCS


Location: Frisco 4

CEU credit = 1.0

Domain: Performance Improvement

Breakout Session 3: DART Hits the Bullseye: A CDI Coding Collaborative

 

 

Madhura Chandak B, Executive Director - Clinical Integration, John Peter Smith Health Network

 

Cynthia Navarro, RHIT, CCS, Inpatient Coding Auditor, John Peter Smith Health Network


Location: Frisco 5

CEU credit = 1.0

Domain: Clinical Data Management

Breakout Session 4: If Not You, Who? How to Crack the Code of Employee Disengagement in Healthcare

 

 

Jill Christensen, Founder & President,  Jill Christensen International

 

Location: Frisco 9

CEU credit = 1.0

Domain: Performance Improvement

4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Exhibit Hall Reception & Silent Auction

 

Location: Frisco 6, 7 , 8

Friday, June 30, 2017

7:00 am - 4:30 pm

Registration

 

Location: Pre-Convene area (by Bass across from Frisco 6)

7:00 am - 8:00 am

Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors

 

Location: Frisco 6,  7 , 8

8:00 am - 8:30 am

Scholarship Awards & Announcements, Board Recognition and Installation of New Board Members


Susan Fenton, PhD, RHIA, FAHIMA - President, TxHIMA, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Assistant Professor, UTHealth School of Biomedical Informatics

Location: Frisco 1 - 2

8:30 am - 9:30 am

General Session: Texas Legislative Update

 

Nora Belcher - Executive Director, Texas E-Health Alliance

Location: Frisco 1 - 2

CEU credit = 1.0
Domain - External Forces

9:30 am - 10:30 am

Breakout Session 1: Patient Access to Personal Health Information: An Analysis of the Consumers Perspective

 

Kim Murphy Abdouch, Clinical Associate Professor, Texas State University


Location: Frisco 3

CEU credit = 1.0

Domain: Technology

Breakout Session 2: Coding Roundtable: ICD-10-CM Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting, Section I

 

 

Beatrice Avila, MEd, RHIA, CCSP, Board Member, Alamo AHIMA

 

Patricia Lamson, Board Member, Alamo AHIMA

 

Sylvia Alcala, RHIA, CDIP, CCS, CPC-I, Board Member, Alamo AHIMA

 

Betty Schulte, President AAHIMA


Location: Frisco 4

CEU credit = 1.0

Domain: Clinical Data Management

Breakout Session 3: Managing the Global Healthcare Market

 

 

Jerry Jorgensen, VP of Operations, Coding & HIM Solutions, GeBBS Healthcare Solutions


Location: Frisco 5

CEU credit = 1.0

Domain: Management Development

Breakout Session 4: HIM Professional Competencies and Workforce Development: Harnessing the Power of ONE!

 

 

Bindu Chawla, Director - Domestic and Global Coding Operations, Comforce Health


Location: Frisco 9

CEU credit = 1.0

Domain: External Forces

10:30 am - 11:00 am

AM Networking Break in Exhibit Hall

 

Location: Frisco 6, 7 ,8 

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

General Session: Quality Payment Program

 

Dr. David S. Nilasena, MD, MSPH, MS - Chief Medical Officer Region VI, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Location: Frisco 1 - 2

CEU credit = 1.0
Domain: Clinical Data Management

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Networking Lunch and Exhibit Hall

 

Location: Frisco 6, 7, 8

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

District Leaders Town Hall Meeting*

 

*By Invitation Only*

District Officers/Appointees


Location: Bush - Erudia Schools

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Breakout Session 1: Aligning Auditing and Education Under ICD-10

 

 

Anna Wheeler, System Services Coding Director, Memorial Hermann Health System


Location: Frisco 3

CEU credit = 1.0

Domain: Clinical Data Management

Breakout Session 2: HIM Reimagined

 

 

Michelle Millen, Director, HIM, Collin College


Location: Frisco 4

CEU credit = 1.0

Domain: External Forces

Breakout Session 3: CDI Evolution 2017...The Road to Risk Adjustment & Quality Measurement

 

 

Pamela C. Hess, MA, RHIA, CCS, CDIP, CPC, Managing Director, CDI, himagine solutions, inc.

 

Terry Buske, Director of Business Development, >himagine solutions, inc.


Location: Frisco 5

CEU credit = 1.0

Domain: Clinical Data Management

Breakout Session 4: Charge Description Master / CPT Coding

 

 

Kerry Martin, President and CEO, VitalWare


Location: Frisco 9

CEU credit = 1.0

Domain: Performance Improvement

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Exhibit Hall Break/ Silent Auction Check-Out and Door Prizes


Location: Frisco 6, 7 ,8

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Keynote: Character-Driven Success

 

Dr. Beverly Chiodo, "The Doctor of Encouragement" Speaker, Consultant and Professor, Department of Management, Southwest Texas State University


Location: Frisco 1 - 2

CEU credit = 1.0
Domain: Management Development