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General Session

Concurrent Session
Exhibitors / Break
Other

 

Please note these details are subject to change.

SUNDAY, JUNE 2

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

"ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Coding Concepts and Challenges" Coding Workshop/Round Table
Pre-registration required!

12:00 PM - 5:00 PM 

Registration
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

General Session
Laura Hall, L.P.N, Product Specialist, Healthcare IT, Quest Diagnostics

Ignite Digital Process Efficiency and Snuff User Burnout With ECM

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

General Session
Dr. Twiggy Eure, Ed.D., M.S., B.S., Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging, Crouse Hospital

DEI&B Strategy and the Data Matters

3:00 PM - 3:15 PM Break
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM General Session
John and Leigh-Ann Tumino, Co-Founders, In My Father's Kitchen
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Meet and Greet for new and student members

5:30 PM - 9:30 PM Opening Reception

MONDAY, JUNE 3

MONDAY MORNING SESSIONS AND LUNCH

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

AHIMA Update 
Managing A Remote Workplace

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Keynote Address 
Yvonne Conte, Motivational Speaker & Author

7 Habits of Supremely Happy People

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Break with Exhibitors 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

AHIMA Annual Update
Grissel Pabon, MS, RHIA, CDIP, CCS, CCS-P
Charting a Better Course – Today and Tomorrow
1 CEU: Evolving Topics/Other HIM Relevant Topics

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

NYHIMA Annual Meeting and Luncheon

 

MONDAY CONCURRENT SESSIONS AND EVENING PROGRAMS

Concurrent Sessions

Coding/CDI

Privacy/Security Post Acute Care

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Choose One

Catherine Alsheimer, Crisis Services Division Educator, Contact Community Services, Inc

The Role of Social Determinants During Crises

1 CEU

Liz McElhiney, MHA, CHPS, CPHIMS, Director of Compliance and Government Affairs, Verisma Systems, Inc.

Barbara Carr, RHIA, HIM Strategic Advisor and Consultant, Verisma Systems, Inc.

Patient Health Literacy: It's Everyone's Responsibility

1 CEU

Darin Challacombe, Ph.D., SHRM-CP, Director, Talent Development, Verisma Systems

Engagement And Retention for Hybrid and Remote Teams

1 CEU

 

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Choose One

Sarah Facteau, RHIT, CCS, Assistant Director of Coding, Upstate University Hospital

Highlights of April 1, 2024 ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS Code Updates

1 CEU

Lance Smith, MPA, RHIA, CHPS, CCS-P, CHC, CHPC, NYHIMA Advocacy Director; Director of Compliance, St. Peter's Health Partners Medical Associates

Telehealth Security After the Public Health Emergency

1 CEU

Kevin Tedesco

SPARCS submissions: Requirements, Recaps, and Roundtable discussion.

1 CEU

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM Break with Exhibitors 

3:30 PM - 4:30 pm
Choose One

Jean Russell, MS, RHIT, Consultant, Epoch Health Solutions, LLC

New Approaches to Patient Care: How Medicare is Addressing Today's Mental Health

1 CEU

Mary Miner, Esq., Partner, Hancock Estabrook LLP

Legal Update: Review of updates to HIPAA, 42 CFR Part 2, Cybersecurity Regulation and Enforcement

1 CEU

Darin Challacombe, Ph.D., SHRM-CP, Director, Talent Development, Verisma Systems

Separating the Signal from the Noise: A Useful Guide to AI

1 CEU

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Choose One

Heather Morris, RHIA, BHS, CDIP, CCS-P, CPC, Coding Supervisor, VAMC

Ambulatory Care Sensitive Conditions & Prevention Quality Indicators

1 CEU

Lydia Scott, Security Director

Security

1 CEU

Karen Donovan, RAC-CT, PMP, Director of Clinical Operations, Beacon Solutions Group

Long-Term Care Reimbursement and Regulatory Update

1 CEU

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

HIT/HIM Educators Meeting

6:00 PM - 9:00 pm

Off-site Social Event at the Rosamond Gifford Zoo

TUESDAY, JUNE 4

TUESDAY MORNING SESSIONS AND LUNCH

Opens at 7:30 AM Registration 
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Breakfast with Exhibitors
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Keynote Address

Dr. Dillon Caswell, Physical Therapy Doctor, Board Certified Sports Specialist, Author; Founder & Owner, Hope Not Nope Performance & Physical Therapy

Together Is Better, IF WE Are Better

1 CEU

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Colleen Merced MS, Executive Director, McMahon & Ryan Child Advocacy Center

Human Trafficking 

1 CEU

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Break

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Exhibitor Luncheon

 

TUESDAY AFTERNOON CONCURRENT SESSIONS

Concurrent Sessions Compliance Revenue Cycle IG/EMR

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Choose One

Kathleen Watras, Director of the Bureau of Compliance, NYS Office of the Medicaid Inspector General

Kaitlin Halpin, Medicaid Integrity Specialist 2, NYS Office of the Medicaid Inspector General; Supervisor, Bureau of Compliance

OMIG Compliance Program Reviews-Findings to Date

1 CEU

 

Jo Ann Nash, RHIA, Director, Revenue Cycle, Oneida Health Systems

Business Continuity Revival

1 CEU

Ryan Freesemann

Guardians of Data: Decoding Cybersecurity for Healthcare Professionals

1 CEU

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Choose One

Dena DeFazio, Esq., MSW, Associate, Barclay Damon LLP

Pride in Practice: Advancing LGBTQIA+ Inclusivity in Health Care Settings

1 CEU

Candy Edie, MBA, CRCE, Directing Revenue Cycle Consultant, Rev Spring, Inc

Optimization: Yes? No? Maybe? Now What?

1 CEU

Shirlivia M. Parker, MHA, RHIA, CDIP, President Mid-Revenue Cycle, Medovent

The Future of CDI: Leveraging the Benefits of Physicians Facing Technology and Compliance

1 CEU

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Choose One

Jeff Peckins, Chief of Police, Onondaga Community College

Active Shooter Awareness

 1 CEU

Sandra L. Macica, MS, RHIA, CCS, NYHIMA Treasurer; Coding Compliance Specialist, Trinity Health of New England

DRG and RAC Appeals and Denials

1 CEU

Nascentia

Organizational Management and Leadership

1 CEU

 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Choose One

Tanya Enigk, LCSW-R, CHC, Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer, Mohawk Valley Health System

Amy Rhone, CHC, Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer, Bassett Healthcare Network

Unlocking the Power of a Designated Record Set:  Managing, Accessing and Protecting Critical Information

1 CEU

Candy Edie, MBA, CRCE, Directing Revenue Cycle Consultant, Rev Spring, Inc

Denial Management Strategies

1 CEU

Diane Stancato

Leadership

1 CEU