Mid-Michigan Chapter AHDI
(The Association for Healthcare Documentation Integrity)
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Mark your calendars for March 7, 2015
17th Annual Spring Fling
Bavarian Inn Lodge & Conference Center in Frankenmuth, Michigan
5 CECs to be submitted for approval
7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


Sheryl Williams, CHDS, AHDI-F, AHDI District 3 Director
QA of EHR Documentation: The Quest for Quality beyond CDI
1 Technology and the Workplace Credit

Discovery Channel CME
Human Body: Pushing the Limits - Sight
1 Clinical Medicine Credit

 Issam A Awad, MD
Innovations and Impact in Neurovascular Surgery:
 Intracerebral Hemorrhage, A Devastating Disease
1 Clinical Medicine Credit

Discovery Channel CME
Human Body: Pushing the Limits – Brain Power
1 Clinical Medicine Credit

Zubin Damania, MD (AKA ZDoggMD)
Closing Keynote: Redefining the Culture of Health Care

5 CECs have been approved by AHDI and are accepted by AHIMA
Speakers, times, and topics are subject to change.


Survey Finds Electronic Health Records Key to Transcriptionists’ New Career Paths

New speech and language processing technologies have dramatically changed the traditional work of medical transcriptionists, the health information professionals who prepare the records of patients’ health stories from clinicians’ dictations.

“The skills of a transcriptionist—to listen and be detailed- and research-oriented, with a familiarity of medical terminology and disease process—are still in critical need in HIM departments during this time of healthcare transformation,” said AHIMA CEO Lynne Thomas Gordon, MBA, RHIA, CAE, FACHE, FAHIMA. “The transcriptionists that can demonstrate agility by moving into a new position can carve out a valuable niche for themselves.


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Vision & Mission Statement

AHDI Vision: Champion excellence in healthcare documentation and advance patient safety through precise capture of the patient’s health story.

AHDI Mission: Protect the integrity of patients’ health information through continuous workforce development and the support of practitioners and industry partners.

AHDI Goals:

  1. Workforce Development - AHDI supports students, practitioners, and educators in their current and future roles by leading the workforce in education, professional development, and best practices in healthcare documentation.

  2. Credentialing - AHDI endorses a fully credentialed healthcare documentation workforce, provides the tools to facilitate the transition, and expands the recognized value of a credentialed workforce.

  3. Community - AHDI unites healthcare documentation professionals and industry partners as members of a collaborative professional community to achieve our mission.

  4. Advocacy & Alliance Building - AHDI advocates for standards in education and practice in healthcare documentation to ensure the highest level of accuracy, privacy, and security in order to protect public health, increase patient safety, and improve quality of care for healthcare consumers.

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