Chicago Area Health Information Association
Annual Business & Education Meeting

June 22, 2018
8:00 AM – 3:00 PM CT


Rasmussen College – Aurora Campus
2363 Sequoia Drive Room 105-107
Aurora, IL 60506




8:00 – 8:30 am Breakfast and Registration

8:45 – 9:00 am Welcome
Deborah Balentine President MEd, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, CHTS-TR

9:00 – 10:00 am Document and Data Integrity – Improving the Content of the EHR
Darice Grzybowski MA, RHIA, FAHIMA
CE: 1.0 – Clinical Data Management

10:00 – 11:00 am ILHIMA Advocacy Presentation
Joni Rudd MS, RHIA
CE: 1.0 – External Forces

11:00 – 11:15 am Break

11:15am – 12:15 pm Blockchains and the Digital Medical Record
Harry Rhodes, PHD, MBA, RHIA, FAHIMA
CE: 1.0 – Technology

12:15 – 12:45 pm ILHIMA Update
Christopher Wheat MS, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P President-Elect, Illinois Health Information Management Association

12:45 – 1:30 pm Lunch and Annual Business Meeting

1:30 – 2:30 pm HIM and the Remote Workplace
Kay Kostal, M.Ed, CCS
CE: 1.0 – Professional Development

2:30 pm Adjournment


CAHIMA Member: $45
CAHIMA Non-Member:
CAHIMA Student Member:
CAHIMA Student Non-Member:

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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-jalepeno 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

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