AHIMA hosts a free webinar with Deven McGraw,
Citizen’s regulatory officer, on the issue of patient
AHIMA hosts AHIMA19: Health Data and
Information Management Conference in Chicago.
Speakers include Dr. David Barbe and Dr. Patrice
Harris of the American Medical Association;
Alexandra Mugge, deputy chief health informatics
officer at CMS; and Doug Lindsay, patient advocate.
During the conference, AHIMA hosts its first-ever Pitch Competition. The winning pitch comes
from Drugviu, a population health platform. Other
contenders include Smarter Health, Tapcloud,
Uppstroms, and Valhalla Healthcare.
AHIMA and other groups send a joint letter to
congressional leaders voicing concerns that certain
provisions of the ONC’s recent 21st Century
Cures Act proposed rule on information blocking
jeopardizes goals to foster a healthcare system that
is interoperable and patient-engaged, and reduces
burdens for those delivering care. The letter is
co-signed by seven organizations.
To keep attention focused on the issue of patient
matching, AHIMA and other organizations take
the matter to social media on Patient ID Day on
September 24, with the hashtag #patientIDnow.
AHIMA’s Consumer Engagement Thought
Leadership Roundtable launches its work. The group
will recommend a consumer engagement focus for
AHIMA that ensures consumers and patients are at
the center of health and healthcare.
AHIMA releases the results of a US salary survey for
AHIMA chooses Brightspace as its learning platform.
The platform will host a new AHIMA learning
AHIMA submits comments to on the proposed
revisions to the Physician Fee Schedule proposed
rule for calendar year 2020.
AHIMA announces that it is co-hosting the
largest high-level European digital health
conference—eHealth Week Croatia—with the
Ministry of Health of the Republic of Croatia.
The meeting in Rovinj, Croatia, on April 15-17,
2020, will include more than 1,000 delegates from
Europe and beyond. v
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