2020-10-20 Webinar: Data Collection Best Practices for Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity Elements

Oct 20, 2020 11:30am -
Oct 20, 2020 12:30pm

Event Description

Registration Fees, Form, & Details

Date:  Tuesday, October 20, 2020
Time: 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM  (PT)

Program Description
Collecting meaningful data in electronic health record (EHR) systems is crucial to treating the whole person. Join us for a discussion on data elements being collected in our registration and EHR systems to identify and manage data related to sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI).

Presenters will explain particular needs for the LGBTQ+ patient population and illustrate how and why SOGI data should be used to promote health equity. In addition, best practices through education and advocating for changes in our systems will be explored.

Continuing Education
This program has been approved for 1 continuing education units (CEUs) for use in fulfilling the continuation education requirements of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC), Board of Registered Nursing (BRN), and Association of Clinical Documentation Integrity Specialists (ACDIS) for CDI-related events; no more than ten (10) units from any single event.

HIIM Domain: Informatics, Analytics, and Data Use

Director, Health Information Thought Leadership; AHIMA


Ms. Pursley leads and cultivates initiatives and content development within an organizational-wide strategic framework to promote AHIMA’s thought leadership position. Julie is a published author, contributor and public speaker.

Lesley Kadlec, MA, RHIA, CHDA
Director, Policy and State Advocacy Engagement; AHIMA

Ms. Kadlec has over thirty years of HIM experience. In her current position she is responsible for providing input, representation and support for AHIMA’s development and agenda in public policy. She assists in developing, coordinating, and providing AHIMA members and other customers with professional practice expertise that covers the depth and breadth of HIM. She provides a direct link to the Association’s volunteer state advocacy leaders, providing education, training and assistance in drafting policy work at the individual state levels, ensuring that state policy positioning is consistent with AHIMA’s national positioning.

Event Type:Webinar
Early registration ends on Oct 20, 2020.
Regular registration starts on Oct 21, 2020 and ends on Oct 20, 2020.
Late registration starts on Oct 21, 2020.
(GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada), Tijuana