CAHIMA Annual Student Focused Education Meeting

May 4, 2019
8:00 AM – 3:45 PM CT


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

Phone: 708-237-5050


Directions: Please see Northwestern College website.

Plenty of FREE PARKING is available in the College lot.


8:00am Breakfast and Registration

8:45am Welcome

9:00am Cloud Computing; Evidence Based Privacy and Security Assurance
Harry Rhodes PhD, MBA, RHIA, FAHIMA, CHPS – Harry Rhodes Health Information Consulting
1 CEU Privacy & Security

10:00am Evaluation & Management Coding for Physician Services
Marta Villarreal, Health Coordinator, Coding Education and Compliance – Advocate Health Aurora, Illinois
1 CEU Clinical Data Management

11:00AM to 11:15am BREAK

11:15am The Journey from Student to Successful Professional; How to Start your Career in HIM
Veronica Minsky RHIT – HIM Director Chicago Behavioral Hospital
Ying Wu RHIT – Documentation Auditor Ann & Robert Lurie Children’s Surgical Foundation
1 CEU Management Development

12:15pm to 1:45pm LUNCH & Special Activity

1:45pm The Benefits of an Approved Cancer Program
Maribel Romero-Velentanga CTR, CPE – Oncology Data Specialist, Data Manager, Swedish Covenant Hospital
1 CEU Clinical Foundations

2:45pm Aspects of Coding Productivity and Quality
Darice Grzybowski MA, RHIA, FAHIMA Approved ICD-10-CM and PCS Trainer – President H.I.Mentors, LLC
1 CEU Performance Improvement

3:45pm Adjourn


Member: $50
Student Member: 

Non-Member: $70
Student Non-Member: $20

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Lunch will be provided.

Lunch Choices

Green Goddess Chicken Cobb
Chicken raised without antibiotics, arugula, romaine, kale and radicchio blend, tomatoes and pickled red onions tossed in Green Goddess dressing, with avocado, bacon and cage-free hard-boiled egg. Served with baguette and a cookie.

Southwest Chicken Chili Lime Ranch
Chicken raised without antibiotics, romaine, arugula, adobo corn blend, quinoa tomato sofrito blend, fresh cilantro and masa crisps tossed in freshly made chile lime rojo ranch and topped with feta and avocado. Served with baguette & a cookie.

Fuji Apple Salad with Chicken
Chicken raised without antibiotics, arugula, romaine, kale and radicchio blend, vine-ripened tomatoes, red onions, toasted pecan pieces, Gorgonzola and apple chips tossed with sweet white balsamic vinaigrette. Served with baguette & a cookie.

Modern Caprese – Vegetarian
Basil-white bean puree, sliced mozzarella, parmesan, arugula, smoked tomato confit, fresh basil, balsamic glaze, salt and pepper, toasted on Black Pepper Focaccia. Served with potato chips, a pickle and a cookie.

Steak & Arugula Sandwich
Seared grass-fed steak, arugula, vine-ripened tomatoes, pickled onions, garlic and herb cream cheese spread and mustard horseradish sauce on Sourdough. Served with chips, pickle & a cookie.

Roasted Turkey & Avocado BLT
Roasted turkey raised without antibiotics, bacon, emerald greens, vine-ripened tomatoes, avocado, pure mayo, salt and pepper on Country Rustic. Served with chips, pickle & a cookie

Heritage Ham and Swiss
Artisan ham, Emmental cheese, emerald greens & maple mustard sauce on Country Rustic. Served with potato chips, a pickle and a cookie.

Cancellation Policy

No refunds will be given after online registration closes.

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Online registration will close at 11:59 PM CT May 1, 2019. We CANNOT guarantee any walk-in availability.

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