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2018 AHIMA Nominations
Dear SCHIMA Member,
We are looking for qualified Active members to fill the roles of AHIMA President/Chair-elect, three Directors for the Board of Directors, three Commissioners on the Commission on Certification for Health Informatics and Information Management (CCHIIM), three CEE Council Members and one Speaker-elect for the House of Delegates Nominations for these positions are due March 31, 2018. The President/Chair-elect, Director, CCHIIM Commissioner, and CEE Council Member positions have three-year terms and the Speaker-elect has a two-year term beginning January 1, 2019.
Members must first login to Engage, select the Volunteer tab, then they are able to review descriptions, duties, and qualifications for each of these elected positions on the Volunteer Application Web page as well as submit their application. Select “Elected Positions” to submit an application before March 31, 2018.
I encourage you or any qualified members to join the many AHIMA volunteers who invest their time and reap the rewards. Should you or any of your fellow members have questions about this process, please do not hesitate to contact me via email.
Ralph H. Morrison, RHIA, CPC
Member, 2018 AHIMA Nominating Committee
SCHIMA Coastal Region Winter Meeting
Please join us for our SCHIMA Coastal Region Winter Meeting on the MUSC campus February 23, 2018. Five (5) CEUs are available and lunch is provided with your paid registration. Hurry now, space is limited to 50 attendees. To learn more about the agenda, registration and fees, please follow this link.
Annually, SCHIMA recognizes the outstanding accomplishments of members in the following 3 areas:
- Distinguished Member
- Distinguished Service
Take this opportunity to honor those in our field that have influenced your career and made contributions to the improvement of our state association and the career of Health Information Management.
Nominations will be accepted from the SCHIMA membership and will then be voted on by SCHIMA BOD.
Click here to complete the Award Nomination form.
We will close nominations on March 31, 2018.
Are you looking to advance your career in CDI? Does you organization need an improved CDI plan? This is your opportunity to learn at your own pace at your desk to become more proficient in Clinical Documentation Improvement.
Clinical Documentation Improvement is essential for providers to be successful within fee for service and quality initiatives. Obtaining adequate training for professionals wanting to learn more, improve their knowledgebase or prepare for examination can be costly and difficult.
This is your opportunity to take control of what you learn and how you learn. Choose the complete set of modules or focus only on the modules you need and “Put YOURSELF in the Driver’s Seat!!!”
An Open Thank You to the SCHIMA Membership:
What a wonderful group! Almost 200 strong gathering in North Charleston to network, support, learn and most importantly, move forward in making change result in progress!
I would like to thank each of you who joined us for the 2017 Annual SCHIMA Meeting for making the trip and I especially want to thank Christine Lewis and the other members of her wonderful team who planned this enjoyable event for us.
My thanks also go out to my “Committee of Eight” who were more like a committee of fifteen hard workers, and Ralph Morrison, our new CEO along with Loren Brumbaugh’s assistance for getting everyone through the journey to such a successful end.
But we are not through yet! I am going to look for your enthusiastic presence throughout the 2017-2018 year at Regional Meetings and virtual sessions and in helping us make those meetings informative and memorable.
Members like each of you make me proud to say I am a SCHIMA President!
Diana L. Gardner
SCHIMA President 2016-2018