CAHIMA Student Focused Education Meeting

April 28, 2018
8:00 AM – 4:00 PM CT


Northwestern College Bridgeview
7725 S. Harlem Ave.
Bridgeview, IL 60455

Phone: 708-237-5050


Please see map at College website


8:00 am – Registration Check In and Breakfast

8:45am – Welcome – CAHIMA President, Deborah Balentine RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, CHTS-TR

9:00am to 10:00am – Inter-Professional Education and the need for HIIM Integration
Theresa Jones RHIA, and Reem Azhari PhD, RN, CNOR

10:00am to 11:00am – Preparing for Your Career as a HIM Professional
Dr. Lisa Campbell PhD, MHA, MPM, RHIA, CDIP, CCS, CCS-P

11:00am to 11:15am – Break 

11:15am to 12:15pm – HIPAA and the Price You May Pay
Neocean Long, BSHIIM New Graduate Resurrection University

12:15pm to 1:45 – Lunch

1:45pm to 2:45pm – Patient Centric Healthcare – Creating a Virtual Electronic Medical Records System
Ron Warren Great Lakes Informatics, HIM Consultant

2:45pm to 3:45pm – Revenue Cycle; The Importance of Coders to Providers – How it All Works
Nicole Thompson, CMAS, MedCentrix, Central Business Office & Physician Client Management


Full Day Meeting Fees

Member: $60
Student Member: $10

Student Non-Member: $20

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Lunch Selections:

Roasted Turkey & Avocado BLT Sandwich
Roasted turkey raised without antibiotics, applewood-smoked bacon, lettuce, vine-ripened tomatoes and avocado with pure mayo on Sourdough.

Roast Beef & Arugula Sandwich
Seared steak, arugula, vine-ripened tomatoes, pickled onions, garlic and herb cream cheese spread and mustard horseradish sauce on Sourdough.

Ham & Swiss on Whole Grain
Smoked, lean ham raised without antibiotics, Swiss, lettuce, vine-ripened tomatoes, red  onions, salt and pepper on whole grain bread.

Mediterranean Veggie
Zesty sweet Peppadew™ piquant peppers, feta, cucumbers, lettuce, vine-ripened tomatoes, red onions, cilantro-jalapeño hummus, salt and pepper on Tomato Basil focaccia

Chicken Cesar Salad
Chicken raised without antibiotics, romaine, parmesan and homemade black pepper focaccia croutons tossed with Caesar dressing.

Southwest Chili Lime Salad
Smoked, pulled chicken, romaine, arugula, adobo corn blend, quinoa tomato sofrito blend, fresh cilantro and masa crisps tossed in freshly made chili lime rojo ranch topped with feta and avocado.

Cancellation Policy

No refunds will be given after online registration closes.

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