REAL WORLD s
Summer Symposium Challenges Attendees
to Inspire Leadership, Influence Change
Over 200 attendees participated in the 2018 CSA Leadership
Symposium last month in Chicago. The CSA Leadership
Symposium included two interactive days of AHIMA strategy,
envisioning the future, and honing HIM focus. The Symposium
engaged Affiliate and Component State Association (CSA) leaders
in strategic planning, leadership development, and the future
J. Bryan Bennett, MBA, CPA, LSSGB, executive director and
founder of the Healthcare Center of Excellence, spoke on
impacting leadership in healthcare. Bennett challenged the
audience to apply the leadership influence model to healthcare;
to examine the steps in the professional leadership improvement
process; and to summarize the components of a personalized,
continuously-improving leadership improvement plan.
Patty Thierry Sheridan, MBA, RHIA, FAHIMA continued the
leadership discussion on Saturday with a three-hour interactive
session titled, “Leading in Uncertain Times.” Attendees learned
adaptive leadership techniques to use in their professional and
volunteer roles. Additionally, they learned how to create the future
in the reimagined healthcare landscape, explored what it takes to
lead in uncertain times, and developed new ways of approaching
problems and uncertainty to lead more confidently.
In addition, speakers Anupam Goel, MD; Todd Nelson, MBA,
FHFMA; and Anny P. Yuen, RHIA, CDIP, CCS, CCDS, presented
about HIM and healthcare’s future from the partnership
perspective. They identified driving forces in the ever-evolving
HIM profession and the healthcare landscape.
Panelists, Charlotte Barrett, MBA,
RHIA, FACHE; Carlyn Doyle, MSHI,
RHIA, CHPS; Neisa Jenkins, EdD,
RHIA; and Ryan Johns, RHIA, CHPS,
led a discussion on CAHIIM, CCHIIM,
and the CEE, to help attendees understand
their role in setting academic strategy and in
ensuring academic program quality.
Attendees also heard an update on AHIMA’s strategy and
current progress on its objectives from AHIMA President/Chair,
Diann H. Smith, MS, RHIA, CHP, FAHIMA, and AHIMA CEO,
Wylecia Wiggs Harris, PhD, CAE.
Additional breakout session topics included managing
association finances and financial planning; bringing a Board
together; new to the CSA Board; strategies for increasing the
volunteer pool for CSA elections; and strategic plan development.
A specific session for CSA central office coordinators/executive
directors was also offered.
Onsite artist, Vera Rulon, MS, RHIT, FAHIMA, shared drawings
that she created throughout the two-day meeting. Attendees
also enjoyed a resource center and networking among peers.
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