2021-09-28 Webinar: Improve Vital Statistics Reporting by Leveraging Your IT Department

Sep 28, 2021 11:00am -
Sep 28, 2021 12:00pm

Event Description

Registration Fees, Form & Details

Date:  Tuesday, September 28, 2021
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (PT)

Program Description
We've always done things this way, why change now, our process is working we see no need to re-invent the wheel. Old thinking like this will surely be the demise of your Healthcare Organization. Today's Healthcare is changing, as Health Information Professionals we to must change.  Leveraging IT will ensure that your Healthcare Organization is well position to meet the changing demands of processing patient care data such as processing your hospitals Vitals Statistics.


This presentation will provide you with an insiders view of how Kaiser Permanente, Antioch-Walnut Creek Medical Centers Leveraged Technology in creating an Electronic Birth Certificate Worksheet to capture Vitals Statistics Data needed for completion of the State Mandated Birth Certificates.  With a future goal of having an Interface with the State of California new Electronic Birth Registry System.

  • You must first answer the Why, Why Leverage your Hospitals IT
  • Who are your Key Stakeholders
  • How to partner with your IT Services within your Healthcare Organization to explore options on creating an Internal Electronic Birth Certificate worksheet, this EBWS would capture the required Vitals Data needed for processing your Hospitals Birth Certificates
  • Partnering with your IT Services, create an On-line Birth Certificate Questionnaire, capture Vitals Data prior to the patients admission to the hospital.

Continuing Education
CEUs: 1.0  |  HIIM Domain: Informatics, Analytics, and Data Use

This webinar has been approved for continuing education units (CEUs) for use in fulfilling the continuation education requirements AHIMA, AAPC, BRN, and ACDIS for CDI-related events not to exceed ten units from any single event. CEUs are based on contact hours. 30 minutes of attendance at an educational program equals .5 CEU. For full details on CEU qualifications, calculations, and more, view the AHIMA Recertification Website. CEUs may be adjusted based on actual time of event. 


Helena Rush, RHIA, CCS, COC, CPC
Director, Health Information Management, Kaiser Permanente


Helena Rush, HIM Director Kaiser Permanente Diablo Services Antioch-Walnut Creek HIM Departments. Helena Rush currently oversees the day to day HIM Operations, including the daily processing of Vitals Data to the State of California.  Helena has over 25 years of HIM experience and has been working with Kaiser Permanente for over 16-years.

CHIA Webinar Registration Information​
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CHIA Webinar Fees

 Live Webinar Only:
 CHIA Member $49
 Non-Member $59

 Live Webinar + On Demand Bundle *
 CHIA Member $59
 Non-Member $69

* When purchasing the Bundle, registrant will be sent an additional email within 5-7 business days after the conclusion of the live event with instructions on how to access the Webinar on Demand product; this consists of recorded program, handout, and CEU.

How the Live Webinar Works
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Presentation Materials 
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Webinar on Demand Product
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Event Type:Webinar
Early registration ends on Sep 28, 2021.
Regular registration starts on Sep 29, 2021 and ends on Sep 28, 2021.
Late registration starts on Sep 29, 2021.
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