Spring 2018 SCHIMA Midlands Webinar

April 5, 2018
12:00 PM – 2:00 PM


12 – 1 PM – Overview of Litigation from the IG Perspective: What, When, Who

Presenter: Ronald J. Hedges JD, Senior Counsel with Dentons US LLP

Overview of Litigation from the IG Perspective: What, When, Who Information Governance should play a major role in preparing for and engaging in litigation. That role requires an understanding of what an electronic health record might be and how health information management and information governance processes can be created and used to further litigation-related goals. This presentation will focus on how these disciplines might be used.

1 CEU – Privacy/Security


Presenter: Ed O’Beirne, CCS, PA, CDIP, Director of HIM Revenue Integrity, Health Resource Group

This presentation will describe the fundamentals of pharmacology to enhance the participants’ insight into the clinical care of the patient as it affects their understanding of the coding scenario. Emphasis will be given on routes of administration, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, and toxicity.

1 CEU – Clinical Foundations


Ronald J. Hedges, JD

Ronald J. Hedges, JD

Ronald J. Hedges, J.D., is a Senior Counsel with Dentons US LLP. He served as a United States Magistrate Judge in the District of New Jersey from 1986 to 2017. He is the chair of the Advisory Board of Digital Discovery & e-Evidence, a Bloomberg BNA publication, and is the principal author of the just-released third edition of Managing Discovery of Electronic Information: A Pocket Guide for Judges (Federal Judicial Center: 2017)

Ed O’Beirne, PA, MHS, CCS, CDIP

Ed O’Beirne, PA, MHS, CCS, CDIP

Ed loves teaching, flying airplanes, traveling, eating, and playing with his kids.

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AHIMA Member: $20
Non-Member: $30


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Upcoming Events

  1. Spring 2018 SCHIMA Midlands Webinar

    April 5 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
  2. 2018 SCHIMA Coastal Region Virtual Coding Roundtable

    April 6 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm EDT
  3. 2018 SCHIMA Annual Meeting

    June 13 8:00 am - June 15 5:00 pm EDT