HIM Peer Network In-Person Meeting

Start Date & Time

5/9/2018 10:15 AM

End Date & Time

5/9/2018 2:30 PM


ICAHN Peer Network Event


3440 Liberty Drive, Springfield, IL


Illinois Education Association




Jackie King jking@icahn.org


HIM Peer Network In-Person Meeting

Featured Presentations and Speakers

AHIMA Foundation Apprenticeship Program:In 2015, the AHIMA Foundation received a $4.9 million 5-year federal Department of Labor grant to support and maintain registered apprenticeships in health information management (HIM) roles. The training can be used to train new employees or to upskill existing staff. This apprenticeship model has been successful in critical access hospitals around the country.  . The program offers free HIM training through apprenticeship in one of the 5 roles.

 Barbara A. Glondys, MA, RHIA, CHPS – AHIMA Foundation Apprenticeship Navigator and SME for the Department of Labor Apprenticeship Grant. She has worked in the field of health information management for over 35 years.

Rana Abuzir, RHIT – AHIMA Foundation’s Coder Trainer for the Department of Labor Apprenticeship Grant.


Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI): Effective CDI programs insure the reporting and reflecting of the right care at the right time for the right reason in the right venue with the right clinical judgment and medical decision making with the right plan of care with the right clinical documentation.

 Glenn Krauss, BBA, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, CPUR, FCS, PCS, CCDS, C-CDI, C-DAM, CEO and Founder of Core-CDI.com - Glenn Krauss is well-recognized and respected subject matter expert in the revenue cycle with a specialized emphasis and focus upon collaborating and working closely with physicians in promoting, advocating for, educating and achieving sustainable improvement in clinical documentation that accurately reflects and reports the communication of fully informed coordinated patient care.


10:15 a.m. -10:30 a.m.    Registration/Welcome

10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Presentation: AHIMA Foundation Grant

11:30 a.m. -12:15 p.m.    Demonstration of AHIMA Learning Management System

12:15 p.m. – 1: 00 p.m.   Networking/ Lunch (provided)

1:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.      Presentation: CDI via WebEx

12:45 p.m. -2:15 p.m.      Group discussion-future educational topics

2:15 p.m. -2:30 p.m.        Wrap Up/Adjourn

There is no cost to participate, however registration is required.  The deadline to register is Thursday, May 3.

Please note that due to the late start, no breakfast will be served.