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Webinar on Demand: The HIM Professional Role in Advancing HIE
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Member Price$75.00
Non-Member Price$95.00
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Webinar on Demand: The HIM Professional Role in Advancing HIE

CHIA Product Code: WEB150
Webinar Date: November 28, 2018


Program Description
Learn how the HIM professional can assist in leading, designing and implementing workflows, systems, processes and technology to advance health information exchange (HIE) and facilitate the improvement and goals of population health. Practical examples will be provided illustrating how the HIE initiative resulted in improvements and revenue capture, as well as access and availability to critical documents. Topics reviewed will include:

  1. How to address critical dependencies necessary for HIE success
    1. Identity management
    2. Naming conventions
    3. Sexual orientation gender identity
    4. Moving to referential matching
  2. Access and availability of document and image sharing
  3. Success with HIE initiatives
    1. POLST registry
    2. Search, Alert, File, Reconcile (SAFR) emergency medical services hub
    3. Responding to public health crises, such as hepatitis A, opioid


Who Should Attend
Health information exchange, health information management, health information technology, and  interoperability analysts and leaders.


Continuing Education
This program has been approved for 1.5 continuing education units (CEUs) for use in fulfilling the continuation education requirements of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) and Board of Registered Nursing (BRN). Approved by American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) for coding-related programs only.
HIIM Domain: Technology


Cassi Birnbaum, MS, RHIA, CPHQ, FAHIMA
System-wide Director of HIM/Revenue Integrity, UC San Diego Health


Ms. Birnbaum provides enterprise-wide leadership and strategic direction for all activities related to HIM, coding, charge capture, clinical documentation, and revenue integrity for UC San Diego Health. She is also an adjunct faculty member for San Diego Mesa College’s HIM academic program. Cassi is an officer of San Diego Health Connect Region Health Information Exchange Board, a position she has held since 2010.


As a past AHIMA Board Chair/President (2014–2016), Cassi was able to successfully lead the industry, profession, and its members to realize their vision with a successful transition to ICD-10, information governance, and adoption of a global curriculum. Cassi is also a CHIA Past President (2007–2008) and received the prestigious CHIA Distinguished Member Award in 2009.



About Webinars on Demand:
CHIA offers Webinars on Demand, which are available for separate purchase after the live Webinar has been presented. This convenient format consists of the full 60-90 minute recorded presentation, distributed handout, and accompanying Continuing Education Unit (CEU) certificate. Each Webinar on Demand is only available for purchase and access for one year after the original recording date. After purchase, a Purchase Confirmation will be sent to the purchaser’s primary email address and will contain the access links.