2022 Conference Schedule

Please note these details are subject to change.

General Session
Concurrent Session
Exhibitors / Break
Other

 

SUNDAY, JUNE 5  |  MONDAY, JUNE 6  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 7  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 8


SUNDAY, JUNE 5

9:00 am - 4:00 pm

CCA/CCS Prep Course
Sandy Macica, MS, RHIA, CCS
Pre-registration Required - Not included in the Conference fee

6 CEU

2:00 - 5:00 p.m.  Early Registration 
6:00 - 9:00 p.m.  Welcome Reception
Theme: Flower Power. The theme is designed to feature Rochester, known as the Flower City!! We want to celebrate being back together with friends and colleagues and feel the power of each other's spirit! You will enjoy a night of Rochester themed foods which will showcase the famous Garbage Bowl and an ice cream sundae bar. Show off your groovy outfits by wearing vibrant colors, flowers in your hair or peace symbols to name a few ideas. We will have a DJ, dancing, and a photo booth for your entertainment.

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MONDAY, JUNE 6

MONDAY MORNING SESSIONS AND LUNCH

Opens at 7:00 am Registration
7:00 - 8:00 am Breakfast
8:00 - 8:30 am Opening Session
Welcome, Planning Committee Introduction and Proclamation
8:30 - 9:30 am

HIM Leaders: The Impact of COVID, Virtual Care, Consumer Engagement
Vera Rulon, MS, RHIT, FAHIMA; AHIMA Foundation BOD

1 CEU

9:30 - 10:30 am Break with Exhibitors
10:30 - 11:15 am

Open Spaces Training - Culture Competencies
Jessica Cohen

1 CEU

11:15 am - 12:15 pm

Clinical Decision Making and Reducing Bias in Medical Information
Nananamibia Duffy, MD, MSCE, Rochester Regional Health

1 CEU

12:15 - 1:30 pm

Lunch/Exhibitor time

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MONDAY CONCURRENT SESSIONS AND EVENING PROGRAMS

Concurrent Sessions Coding
Track
Revenue Cycle
Track
Emerging Opportunities
Track
Diversity
Track

1:30 - 2:30 pm
Choose One

ICD-10-PCS Coding Foundations
Carol Maimone, BS, RHIT, CCS, CDIP; Asst. Professor, Schenectady Community College

1 CEU

Professional E/M - Changes from 2021 and 2022
Jean Russell, MS, RHIT; EPOCH Health Solutions

1 CEU

Palliative Care - Trying in Trying Times
Jessica Moore, PA-CKimberly Stampone, LMSW, ACHP-SW; Rochester Regional Health

1 CEU

MOCHA - Serving the LGBTQ+ Communities of Color
Jonathan Jordan - Trillium

1 CEU

2:30 - 3:00 pm Break with Exhibitors

3:00 - 4:00 pm
Choose One

New (2021) Universal Definition and Classification of Heart Failure
Scott C. Feitell, DO, FACC, FHFSA
Director of Heart Failure, RRH

1 CEU

Denials Management Panel - Strategies for Appeals
Panel - Robert Majewski, RHIT; Denise Pittinaro, RHITLynn M Farnung, RHITAbby Zanghi Hopf, RN, BSN

1 CEU

The Opioid Crisis
Patrick Seche, MS, CASAC

1 CEU

Unconscious Bias
Ebony Caldwell Ed.D.; Deb Stamps, MD; Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Office; Rochester Regional Health

1 CEU

4:00 - 5:00 pm
Choose One

Collaborative Approach to Improving coding and documentation on the neurology service
Rochelle Nichols, Paula Percas, Debra Roberts MD, Sarah Wicks, RN, BSN, MBA; University of Rochester Medical Center

1 CEU

HCC Capture from the Payer Perspective
Sara Clark, MS, RHIA; Provider Consulting Solutions

1 CEU

Homecare Auditing for PDGM Compliance and Continuous Process Improvement
Amy Lee, RN, RAC-CT, COQS
Beacon Solutions

1 CEU

5 Generation Workforce
Herb Alexander

1 CEU

6:00 - 9:00 pm Social Event
The Monday Social Event will be hosted off site at Radio Social (https://radio-social.com/). It will be a themed Athletic night. Any sporty outfit will do!! Your favorite professional sports team, college team or local rec league team. Not a fan of traditional sports, no problem.... wear your workout clothes, yoga outfit or anything else you deem to sports related such as Nike, Adidas etc. Radio Social will focus on New York state foods such as chicken wings, Beef on Weck sliders, and Utica greens to name a few. There will be bowling lanes open along with Giant Jenga, Giant Connect Four and Corn Hole available for entertainment. Weather permitting the outdoor patio and fire pit will be available. Get out, show your team/sports spirit, and let the stress of every day life go at least one night!!

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TUESDAY, JUNE 7

TUESDAY MORNING SESSIONS AND LUNCH

Opens at 7:30 am Registration
7:00 - 8:00 am Breakfast with Exhibitors
8:00 - 8:45 am

AHIMA Update
Sue Clarke-Kendrick, MHA, RHIA, FAHIMA; AHIMA Board of Directors

8:45 - 9:30 a.m.

CURES Act
Paul Cabral, MD; Medical Director, Rochester Regional Health

1 CEU

9:30 - 10:30 am Break with Exhibitors

10:30 - 11:15 am

Regulatory and practical updates on NYeC plans, information blocking, patients access and the privacy concerns they create
Thomas Hallisey, Digital Health Strategy Advisor, HANYS

1 CEU

11:15 am - 12:00 pm

NYHIMA Update
NYHIMA Board of Directors

12:00 - 12:30 pm Exhibitor Drawings
12:30 - 1:30 pm Lunch/ Exhibitor Time

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TUESDAY CONCURRENT SESSIONS AND EVENING PROGRAMS

Concurrent Sessions Regulatory/Legislative
Track
Technology
Track
Data & Analytics
Track
Long Term Care
Track

1:30 - 2:30 pm
Choose One

Internal Auditing and Developing a Coding Educational Program
Carol Maimone, BS, RHIT, CCS, CDIP; Asst. Professor, Schenectady Community College

1 CEU

IG Policy and Program Considerations
Andrew Ysasi, CRM/CIGO, FIP, FIIM, CIPM, CISM, PMP, IGP, CIP, CSAP;VP, Advocacy, Vital Records Control

1 CEU

Leveraging the Power of Community HIE Data for Analytics
Sara Abrams, MPH, RRHIO

1 CEU

Leveraging HIM Professionals as support for Direct Care Clinicians in wake of National Health Emergency and workforce shortage Issues
Karen Donovan, RAC-CT, PMPAmy Bush, OT
Beacon Solutions

1 CEU

2:30 - 2:45 pm Break

2:45 - 3:45 pm
Choose One

Current and future regulatory and clinical landscape for Telehealth in the New York State Mental Health System
Christopher W. Smith, PhD
Adult Community Care Group, Division of Adult Services

1 CEU

Sharing is Caring, Winning with Interoperability
Donna Barnard, MBA, RHIA and Kelly Featherly, RHIA, University of Rochester Medical Center

1 CEU

Hospital Quality Measures Reporting and Analytics
Katherine Schantz, MPA; Rochester Regional Health

1 CEU

PDPM Coding and Reimbursement
Mary Ann Leonard, RHIA, CRM, RAC-CT, AHIMA Approved ICD-10-CM Trainer/Ambassador

2 CEU

3:45 - 4:30 pm
Choose One

Highlights of the FY2023 IPPS Proposed Rule Changes
Lynn-Marie Wozniak, MS, RHIT, CDIP, FAHIMA, Rochester Regional Health

 

1 CEU

Building an archival process for legacy EMR data to support ongoing needs
Sally Deming, RHIT, Juliann Browne, Kristen Dilg, BS, RHIT, University of Rochester Medical Center

1 CEU

Accessing Local Health Data through Custom-Built Maps: The RocHealthData.org toolkit
Kathleen Holt, PhD

1 CEU

4:30 - 5:30 pm HIT/HIM Educators Meeting
6:00 - 9:00 pm

NYHIMA Annual Awards Banquet
6:00 - 7:00 pm Cocktail Reception
7:00 - 9:00 pm Dinner, Awards Banquet and NYHIMA BOD Installation
Tuesday Awards banquet will be Dress up theme. Come celebrate the achievements of our members by showing your flare – business formal to business casual wanted!! Enjoy a cocktail reception followed by a sit-down dinner. The night will spotlight our award winners and be capped off by installing the new 2022-23 NYHIMA BOD. What a perfect way to wrap up the social part of this conference!

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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 8

Opens at 7:30 am Registration
7:30 - 8:00 a.m. Breakfast
8:00 - 10:00 am

Its Not Me! Its You! Improving Teamwork through Better Communication
Susan Harf, MSW, ACSW; Life Coach

2 CEU

10:00 - 10:15 am Break

10:15 - 11:15 am

How Good are YOU at Change?
Diann Smith, MS, RHIA, CHP, FAHIMA

1 CEU

11:15 am - 12:00 pm

Power of Engagement: Building Teams in a Remote Environment
Lisa Musshafen, RN, BS, MS; Morgan Belliveau, BSN, CCDSSarah Wicks, RN, MS, MBA, University of Rochester Medical Center

1 CEU

12:00 pm

Closing Comments
NYHIMA Board Members will raffle off a COMPLIMENTARY 2022-23 NYHIMA Membership! You must be present to win!