AHIMA21 features dozens of leading-edge education sessions you won’t want to miss. Here is a preview of a few of today’s highly anticipated offerings.  

At the Cybersecurity and Healthcare Panel, experts will discuss the current cyber threat environment in healthcare and their expectations for the future. They will also dive into what threat actors are up to and what organizations can do to protect themselves, how to prepare for a return to the office, and more.  

Presenters at The Pathway to Clinical and Administrative Data Convergence will provide an overview of the pressures pushing healthcare in the direction of integrating clinical and administrative data streams. They will also discuss how public policy and regulations will impact the convergence of clinical and administrative data.  

Wolters Kluwer is sponsoring Governing a Healthcare Data Tsunami in the Age of Interoperability. Attendees of this session will learn about the sources that are dramatically increasing the amount of data that requires analysis and management; become familiar with new standards (e.g., FHIR) that will allow healthcare stakeholders, including patients, to directly contribute to the explosion of healthcare data; and more.  

At The NIST Cybersecurity Framework: A Prescriptive Standard for HIPAA, attendees will learn about establishing an evidence-based HIPAA compliance program based on the NIST Cybersecurity Framework, mapping between HIPAA mandates and the NIST Cybersecurity Framework, building a prioritized roadmap toward enhanced cybersecurity practices, and more.  

Defining EHI and the Designated Record Set in an Electronic World will feature expert presenters sharing their new report that examines key issues related to defining and operationalizing EHI and DRS definitions for purposes of information blocking and health IT certification criteria.