Monday Program Details

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Monday At-a-Glance

Event Schedule
Registration 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Continental Breakfast 7:00 am - 8:00 am
General Sessions 8:15 am - 11:30 am
Exhibits & Silent Auction 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Exhibit Hall Café 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
CLA Leadership Luncheon * 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Concurrent Sessions 1:00 pm - 4:20 pm
Exhibits & Silent Auction 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Job Fair in the Exhibit Hall 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

* By invitation only

General Sessions

Time Program Title Speaker(s)
8:15 am - 9:00 am Welcome and CHIA Recognition Awards Ceremony Deborah Collier, RHIA, CHIA President, 2015 - 2017
9:00 am - 10:00 am Keynote: Engagement Starts with You! Scott Carbonara
10:00 am - 11:00 am Understanding the Growing Cyber Threat & Mitigation Strategies Kevin McDonald, HCISPP, CHPSE
11:00 am - 11:30 am First Timer Orientation Marie Conde, MPA, RHIA, CCS, FAHIMA

Track 1: CREATE Health Information

Time Program Title Speaker(s)
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm HHS HCC Commercial Risk Adjustments: Implementing Provider Education and Monitoring Judith Holloway, MPH, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P & Ginger Barr, CCS-P
2:10 pm - 3:10 pm Bringing Together Structured and Unstructured Data to Prioritize Cases in All-Payer Review Angela Franceschi, RN & Amy Czahor, RHIT, CDIP, CCS
3:20 pm - 4:20 pm Coding Ethics in Today’s Healthcare World Gloryanne Bryant, RHIA, CDIP, CCS, CCDS

Track 2: MANAGE Health Information

Time Program Title Speaker(s)
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Leading the Way to Information Governance Patty Sheridan, RHIA
2:10 pm - 3:10 pm Why A National Patient Identifier Is Not the Answer Brent Williams
3:20 pm - 4:20 pm Expanding HIM Horizons Through Information Governance Ann Meehan, RHIA

Track 3: USE Health Information

Time Program Title Speaker(s)
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Reframing Your Practice: Developing Leadership Strategies for the New Healthcare Landscape Maria Alizondo, MA, RHIT, FAHIMA; Deborah Collier, RHIA; and Maria Hewett, MBA, RHIA
2:10 pm - 3:10 pm How to Excel in Long Term Care (LTC); and ICD-10-CM for LTC: Avoid Common Coding Errors Kim Lutz, RHIT & William Roush, RHIT
3:20 pm - 4:20 pm Performance Monitoring: Demonstrating Value of HIM Services Diann H. Smith, MS, RHIA, CHP, FAHIMA