18 episodes

HI Pitch is the podcast of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), covering the topics of health information management and more!

AHIMA HI Pitch Dan Kelly

    • Health & Fitness

HI Pitch is the podcast of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), covering the topics of health information management and more!

    Voices of Leadership—CSA Leaders on AHIMA's Mission and Vision and More

    Voices of Leadership—CSA Leaders on AHIMA's Mission and Vision and More

    Last July, HI Pitch interviewed several component state association (CSA) leaders at the annual CSA Leadership Symposium, asking them for their views on AHIMA's new Mission and Vision statements and the Association's future. We gathered plenty of interesting thoughts and inspiring words!

    • 41 min
    How Inclusive Is Your Data? Transgender Patients, Identity, and EHRs

    How Inclusive Is Your Data? Transgender Patients, Identity, and EHRs

    Recently, the AMA issued a statement calling for inclusivity in electronic health records (EHRs) for transgender patients, and AHIMA has offered its full support. In this episode, host Dan Kelly speaks with HIM Director of Practice Excellence Julie Pursley Dooling about her recent Journal of AHIMA article, "How Inclusive Is Your Data?"; the AMA statement; SO/GI; the work done by AHIMA's LGBTQ Volunteer Workgroup; and more. Read the article here: https://journal.ahima.org/how-inclusive-is-your-data/

    • 14 min
    The Uncertainty of Website Accessibility—A Legal E-Speaking Discussion

    The Uncertainty of Website Accessibility—A Legal E-Speaking Discussion

    Host Dan Kelly speaks with Journal of AHIMA Legal E-Speaking columnist Ronald J. Hedges, JD, about the legal and regulatory aspects of making websites accessible to the disabled, and recent actions by the US Supreme Court regarding the ADA. Read the original column here: https://journal.ahima.org/2019/11/13/the-uncertainty-of-website-accessibility.

    • 12 min
    Health Information on the Reservation—A Talk with Katherine Andersen of San Carlos Apache Healthcare Corporation

    Health Information on the Reservation—A Talk with Katherine Andersen of San Carlos Apache Healthcare Corporation

    Host Dan Kelly speaks with Director of HIM and Privacy Officer Katherine Andersen of San Carlos Apache Healthcare Corporation about record-keeping and retrieval, HIM department operation, AHIMA's apprenticeship program, and more on a Native American reservation in Arizona.

    • 24 min
    Graced by Their Presence—A Talk with the 2019 AHIMA Grace Award Winners!

    Graced by Their Presence—A Talk with the 2019 AHIMA Grace Award Winners!

    In this episode we speak with Jodi Kaftan and Amy Hoaglund of Hospital Sisters Health System—Eastern Wisconsin Division about the work that earned them the AHIMA Grace Award at the 2019 AHIMA Health Data and Information Conference.

    • 10 min
    Coding HORRORS! —or— What's the Code for a Massive Bird Attack?

    Coding HORRORS! —or— What's the Code for a Massive Bird Attack?

    Happy Halloween! In this episode Dan Kelly talks with coding experts Gina Sanvik and Donna Rugg and Journal of AHIMA associate editor Mary Butler about their recent Journal article "Halloween Movies and Codes That Go Bump in the Night". From The Shining to It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown, find out the codes for everything from hypothermia in a garden maze to injuries induced by pulling away a football.

    Read the article here! https://journal.ahima.org/2019/10/28/halloween-movies-and-codes-that-go-bump-in-the-night.

    • 14 min

Customer Reviews

GEJopp ,

More!

I realize you’re just getting started with the podcast concept, but it’s a great thing, so how about more!! Let’s have a weekly podcast! There is so much to talk about! Member engagement, election issues, environmental scan of CSA membership for starters. Keep up the good work!

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