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AHIMA21 Virtual Conference

Catch Up on AHIMA21 Highlights, Deep-Dive Sessions, and More

  • Review highlights from your favorite speakers and catch up on what you may have missed on the action-packed Day 1, Day 2, and Day 3 of conference.
  • Keynote speakers dove into topics that are top of mind for health information professionals around the world. Read more.
  • Must-see sessions covered an array of topics imperative to today's health information landscape.
  • Scroll down to learn more about the six impact areas that guided this year's schedule.
  • More questions? Check out our FAQ section.

On-Demand Sessions Available to View

You don’t have to wait for the AHIMA21 live event to start getting the most out of your conference experience. Our on-demand education sessions are ready to view now for conference attendees. 

Cybersecurity at AHIMA21—and Beyond

Health information professionals play a pivotal role in ensuring that our patients’ health information is protected against potential bad actors. In this AHIMA21 Blog Post, Jennifer Mueller, MBA, RHIA, FACHE, FAHIMA, discusses how health information professionals—and AHIMA—play a pivotal role in cybersecurity.

AHIMA21 Keynote Dr. Daniel Kraft Joins the Hi-Pitch Podcast

In the interview, Dr. Kraft previews his keynote session and explores exciting technology trends in consumer wearables, artificial intelligence, health literacy, and how information technology has helped and hindered the COVID-19 pandemic response. 

Healthcare Professionals are Waving the White Flag—How Leaders Can Make a Difference

How do healthcare organizations inspire employees to get off the sidelines and get into the game? In this AHIMA21 Blog post, speaker Jill Christensen discusses employee engagement in the healthcare industry.

Who’s Attending AHIMA21?

AHIMA’s award-winning annual conference will draw attendees from across the globe this year thanks to a diverse, timely, and information-packed schedule of education sessions, networking opportunities, inspiring keynote speakers, and exhibits. So, who are you likely to run into at AHIMA21?

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About the Program

The AHIMA21 Virtual Conference will focus on a number of existing and emerging health information topics with dozens of education sessions and special events featuring top thought leaders from across the industry.

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9 Reasons to Attend the AHIMA21 Virtual Conference

From our award-winning virtual experience to the learning opportunities that last far beyond the last day of the event, read on to hear our top nine reasons to attend the AHIMA21 Virtual Conference.

AHIMA20 Named Virtual Event of the Year

AHIMA's first-ever virtual annual conference, “combined great keynotes and educational breakouts with a solid virtual conference technology to offer attendees a low glitch experience,” said the judges. We’re excited to build on last year’s successes at AHIMA21 in September.

Simon T. Bailey

Moderator and Closing Keynote Speaker, September 22

Speaker, author, television host, and philanthropist Simon T. Bailey believes you are meant to share your brilliance. He understands the pressure that leaders and high performers are facing in the midst of uncertainty and equips them with strategies to accelerate results. 

David Pogue

Opening Session Keynote Speaker, September 20

David Pogue is a former columnist for the New York Times and Scientific American, and a five-time Emmy winner for his stories on CBS Sunday Morning. Pogue provides invaluable insights on how technology impacts us.

Daniel Kraft, MD

Mainstage Speaker, September 21

Physician-scientist, inventor, entrepreneur, and innovator Daniel Kraft, MD, will speak about “The Future of Health and Medicine: Where can technology take us?”

Megan L. Ranney, MD

Plenary Session Speaker, September 21

A practicing emergency physician, researcher, and national advocate for innovative approaches to public health, Megan L. Ranney, MD, will speak about "Using Digital Health to Improve Health and Reduce Disparities." 

Joel Shapiro, JD, PhD

Plenary Session Speaker, September 22

Joel Shapiro, JD, PhD, is an expert on helping organizations generate business value with analytics and develop sound analytics investment strategies.

AHIMA21’s educational sessions are organized into six impact areas to guide you toward sessions that will advance your career and help you ensure your organization’s success. Jump between impact areas or take a deep dive into the one that interests you most.

Advance Your Healthcare Career

Opportunities abound in healthcare. AHIMA21 has all the tools you need to succeed.

Key Words: 

  • Career
  • Leadership
  • Professional Development
  • Remote Environment
  • Training
  • Coaching 

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Ensure Patient Data Integrity

Every patient deserves to have their health information tell a complete and accurate story across their care journey.

Key Words: 

  • Documentation
  • Social Determinants of Health
  • Clinical Data Integrity
  • Quality Reporting
  • Audits
  • E/M Guidelines
  • Risk Adjustment
  • Coding

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Drive Financial Outcomes in Healthcare

Simplifying the complexities of revenue cycle management.

Key Words: 

  • Revenue Cycle Management
  • Claims Denials
  • Reimbursement
  • Payer Audits
  • Telehealth
  • Documentation
  • Leakage
  • Revenue Integrity 

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Leverage Technology in Healthcare

Innovation is the engine of healthcare. And it is needed more than ever.

Key Words: 

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Computer-Assisted Coding
  • Telehealth
  • APIs
  • Apps
  • Mobile Health
  • Interoperability
  • Information Blocking
  • Electronic Health Record

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Optimize Patient Data for Patient Outcomes

Surfacing actionable insights from an ocean of data.

Key Words: 

  • Social Determinants of Health
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Interoperability
  • COVID-19
  • FHIR
  • Data Analytics
  • Electronic Health Record
  • Data Governance

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Protect Patient Data & Privacy

Safeguarding the privacy and security of protected health information.

Key Words: 

  • Privacy and Security
  • Compliance
  • Protected Health Information
  • Interoperability
  • Cybersecurity

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