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District 4 News:

Attention Students! 2014 Annual Essay Contest is Open!

In honor of educator Marilyn Craddock, this award serves to recognize an outstanding industry student for a contemplative and informed response to the Association’s annual essay contest.  Students actively enrolled in a healthcare documentation (or related field) program will have an opportunity to submit an essay for consideration by the awards committee.  Judging is based [...]

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In Need of CECs? Simulcast Available!

At the upcoming AHDI-NEMA Annual Meeting, November 1-3, 2013, you can earn 11 CECs without leaving your home!  Sign up for the simulcast at www.ahdi-nema.org.  We would love to have you in the audience.  Our CECs are able to be used for AHIMA credits as well so make sure your AHIMA colleagues are aware.  “See” [...]

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AHDI-NEMA Annual Meeting, November 1-3, 2013: Make the Connection!

AHDI-NEMA 4th Annual Meeting & Educational Conference November 1-3, 2013 Holiday Inn Conference Center Breinigsville, PA Full Schedule, Hotel & Registration Information at www.ahdi-nema.org CECs are approved for AHIMA recertification. Single day, morning only, and simulcast conference registrations are available. FRIDAY, November 1 5-6:30   REGISTRATION, VENDORS, HOLIDAY SHOP 6:30-7:30     DR. KATHERINE RAMSLAND            1 CM Snap!  [...]

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Save the Date!

It’s not too early to log your dates for AHDI’s next conference.  Get the dates on your calendar and start planning! AHDI’s 2014 Healthcare Documentation Integrity Conference will be held in Las Vegas at The M Resort, July 23–26. More information is coming soon !  For our AHIMA friends, AHDI’s  CECs transfer so we’d love [...]

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What Answers Do We Need for the Healthcare Documentation Sector?

We recognize the changes our industry is facing. From employees to independent contractors, supervisors and managers to administrators, and educators to business owners, we understand that there are many challenges each category under the healthcare documentation umbrella faces, and the challenges for one group may be different from another. As we move forward, AHDI is [...]

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AHDI-NEMA Fall Study Group Forming!

  It’s here again! Credentialing Study Group With the changes in our industry and changes in our responsibilities, it’s more important than ever to become a credentialed healthcare documentation specialist. Join this interactive study group. We’re up to date for the new exam blueprints, whether you plan to take the CQE, RHDS, or CHDS exam. All are welcome. Tell [...]

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Upcoming District 4 Meetings Around the Corner!

For anyone in the Lancaster, PA, or surrounding area, the Susquehanna Valley Chapter of AHDI will be holding its meeting on 9/14/13 as outlined below: SUSQUEHANNA VALLEY CHAPTER MEETING Saturday, September 14, 2013 Lancaster General Hospital 555 North Duke Street, Lancaster, PA 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.   Continental breakfast and networking begin at 8 [...]

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Mastering the Electronic Health Record

AHDI has just announced a new course, “Mastering the Electronic Health Record”, which is open for registration!  This 10-week intermediate preparatory course consists of weekly review, assignments, exercises, and quizzes to test your understanding of the material presented. Course-takers will have an understanding of the learning outcomes for each chapter, implore skill-building techniques through exercises [...]

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AHDI Integrity Award Winners at ACE 2013

Congratulations go out to all of our Integrity Award winners at ACE 2013! Lifetime Achievement Award:  Susan Pierce, RHIA, CHPS, CMT, AHDI-F, was presented this award posthumously and accepted by her husband, Paul.   Paul was also presented with a lifetime AHDI membership. Distinguished Service Award:  Kathryn Martin, AHDI-F. Rising Star Award:  Katrina Watkins, attending Medline [...]

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Need EHR Experience? Here’s a Super Offer!

The Mastering the Electronic Health Record (EHR) course is a 10-week intermediate preparatory course consisting of weekly review, assignments, exercises, and quizzes to test your understanding of the material presented. Course-takers will have an understanding of the learning outcomes for each chapter, implore skill-building techniques through exercises designed to navigate you through the EHR program, [...]

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