Agenda

Exhibitor Virtual Webinar Events

We will be having live 1/2 hour webinar meetings with individual exhibitors.

The Live Exhibitor Zoom Meetings have been rescheduled for December 3 and 4, 2020.

There will be a total of 2 CEUs available for attending 4 of the live webinar — .5 CEU for each 1/2 hour session.

**A scavenger hunt will be held for those who attend 4 Exhibitor Live Webinar Events — Winner will receive a free registration for the WSHIMA 2021 Annual Conference!*

EXHIBITOR VIRTUAL WEBINAR EVENTS - DECEMBER 3rd
December 3, 2020
10:00 AM – 10:30 AM PT

Session 1A
  • Tacoma Community College
    Health Information Management
    BAS Program

Session 1B
  • Medarcus LLC
December 3, 2020
11:30 AM – 12:00 PM PT

Session 4A
  • Western Governors University

Session 4B
  • Healthcare Resource Group
December 3, 2020
10:30 AM – 11:00 AM PT

Session 2A
  • Haugen Consulting Group
December 3, 2020
12:00 PM – 12:30 PM PT

Session 5A
  • ChartRequest

Session 5B
  • Verisma
December 3, 2020
11:00 AM – 11:30 AM PT

Session 3A
  • Extract Systems

Session 3B
  • Artifact Health
December 3, 2020
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

Session 6A
  • Dolbey

Session 6B
  • Sharecare HDS Inc.

December 4, 2020

Exhibitor Virtual Webinar Events - December 4th
December 4, 2020
12:00 PM – 12:30 PM PT

Session 7A
  • Aquity Solutions
December 4, 2020
1:00 PM – 1:30 PM PT

Session 8A
  • Reimbursement Management
    Consultants, Inc

Session 8B
  • TrustHCS, A CorroHealth Company
December 4, 2020
1:30 PM – 2:00 PM PT

Session 9A
  • EDCO Health Information Solutions

Session 9B
  • MRO
December 4, 2020
2:30 PM – 3:00 PM PT

Session 10
  • Primeau Consulting Group

WSHIMA Business Meeting




Tracy Stanley, RHIT
WSHIMA Past President/Chief Delegate

Pre-Recorded Sessions - CEUs Available: 17.5

2020 AHIMA National Presentation/CSA Report

Jami Woebkenberg, MHIN, RHIA, CPHI, FAHIMA
AHIMA Board

CEU: 1.0 - Evolving Topics
AHIMA Commission on Certification for Health Informatics and Information Management (CCHIIM)

Debi Primeau, MA, RHIA, FAHIMA
Primeau Consulting Group, Inc

CEU: .5 - Evolving Topics
Audit Management, Data Analytics and RAC

Brenda Schwilke, MBA/HCM, RHIA
UWMedicine Compliance

CEU: 1.0 - Informatics, Analytics, and Data Use
Best Practices for Coding Audits and Compliance Strategies

Victoria Hernandez, RHIA, CDIP, CCS, CCS-P
Integrity Coding Solutions

Objectives:
  • Understand regulatory directives applicable to coding
  • Learn how to accurately identify coding errors
  • Identify best practices on coding and auditing to ensure alignment with regulatory updates
  • Review situations and examples involving CCs, MCCs and HCCs in coding and auditing

CEU: 1.0 - Informatics, Analytics, and Data Use
Follow your Yellow Brick Road to Realize your HIM Vision

Cassi Birnbaum, MS, RHIA, CPHQ, FAHIMA
Peace Health

Objectives:
  • A step in my red ruby slippers from Kansas to San Diego
  • Leadership Lessons along the way
  • Workforce Challenges in Response to a Changing Healthcare Landscape
  • Where the Jobs are in HIM
  • What do Employers Value
  • How do I plan my journey?

CEU: 1.0 - Data Structure, Content and Information Governance
Fraud, Waste and Abuse

Jason McGill
Washington Health Authority

Objectives:
  • Provide a general overview of the health care landscape today, with special emphasis on COVID 19 impacts and the state response.
  • Discuss the Medicaid program and activity underway
  • Discuss information technology challenges and opportunities, with special emphasis on the new interoperability standards and approaches we are exploring
  • Discuss importance of data, not only to make decisions, but to curb for fraud waste and abuse – and in our business today to ensure high value managed care for the state

CEU: 1.0 - Health Law and Compliance
It's Not Just HIPAA Anymore! Privacy Hot Topics and Current Events

Kelly McLendon, RHIA, CHPS
Compliance Pro

This timely presentation delivers an update of the most important healthcare privacy and security rules, guidance and regulatory changes, including but not limited to, HIPAA, e.g. CCPA (California Consumer Privacy Act) and GDPR (EU’s – General Data Protection Rule). The session also covers some evolving best practices that address these rule changes. Other recently Hot Topics include the new Patient Access litigation results, new ONC (office of the National Coordinator of Healthcare IT) Interoperability and data blocking rules based on the 21st Century Cures Act which is heating up to be a focus of a battle over proprietary vendors vs more open access and Patient Access, but are adequate privacy protections going to be in place?

Attendees will leave the course understanding
  • The most current information on the Patient Access issue including new Federal Court Ruling and its relationship to the ONC interoperability rules.
  • The latest HIPAA privacy and security rules and guidance issued by Office for Civil Rights (OCR) and increasingly the encroaching Office of the National Coordinator of Healthcare IT (ONC) 21st Century Cures Act rules.
  • Mr. McLendon will create a uniquely tailored slide deck for the audience shortly before the presentation so that all of the most up to date information on the wide scope of industry privacy topics can be disseminated to the audience.
  • Best practices that are being used to operationally manage privacy and security compliance in light of recent changes.
  • Patient access vs 3rd party authorization continues to be one of these areas.
  • The looming opening of patient information to APIs and interoperability.
  • Up to date information about the privacy and security assessments, including useful tools created by Mr. McLendon for use in assessment learning and preparation.
  • Recent examples of privacy, security and breach hot cases, used to illustrate enforcement focus.


CEU: 1.0 - Information Protection: Access, Disclosure, Archival, Privacy and Security
Managing Compliance Risks: Audit and Monitoring Strategies

Lori Laubach, CHCD
Moss Adams

CEU - 1.0 Revenue Cycle Management
OCR: Enforcement Details

Danielle Archuleta, JD
Office of Civil Rights, Pacific Region

Objectives:
  • Provide Policy Guidance Updates
  • Explain Breach Notification Trends and Recent Enforcement Activity
  • Highlight Recurring Compliance Issues
  • Share Tools and Resources

CEU: 1.0 - Health Law and Compliance
Pitfalls of Electronic Health Records and Medical Malpractice Liability

Rhianna Fronapel
Bennett Bigelow & Leedom PS

Objectives:
  • Understand the role of medical records in medical malpractice lawsuits, between the time of an initial claim through trial.
  • Learn “tips” for using medical records to help avoid and defend medical malpractice lawsuits.
  • Learn about the “pitfalls” of electronic health records that may give rise to medical malpractice liability.

CEU: 1.0 - Health Law and Compliance
Prioritization in CDI: where should we start?

Fran Jurcak, MSN, Rn, CCDS, CCDS-O
Iodine Software

Objectives:
  • Upon completion of this session, participants will be able to verbalize how prioritization has been utilized to identify CDI documentation opportunities
  • Upon completion of this session, participants will be able to identify how technology can be leveraged to better prioritize CDI documentation opportunities
  • Upon completion of this session, participants will be able to apply principals shared to CDI daily workflow decisions

CEU: 1.0 - Data Structure, Content and Information Governance
Privacy and Information Security Breach Mitigation

Stephen Rose, JD
Hall Render

Objectives:
  • Understanding what is involved in a proper Risk Analysis
  • Understanding Risk Management
  • Identify items to look for in a cyber-liability insurance policy

CEU: 1.0 - Information Protection: Access, Disclosure, Archival, Privacy and Security
Privacy and Information Security: Policy Build and Review

Kelly McLendon, RHIA, CHPS
Compliance Pro

This presentation will outline the basics of policy management and ideas for content that encompasses addressing HIPAA rules and privacy and security best practices. OCR requires policies and procedures that span the scope of both the privacy and security rules. This presentation will deliver actionable information about key elements of important policies that should be included. The presentation will also examine a wide scoped list of privacy and security policies that should be enacted for complete HIPAA and other privacy / security rule compliance.

Attendees will leave the course understanding
  • Privacy and security policy documentation requirements
  • Best practices to ensure compliance with OCR while by making policy review a key element of workforce education
  • Best practices associated with policy creation, development and on-going management
  • Red flags to watch out for in privacy and security policy development and implementation
  • Automation for policy development


CEU: 1.0 - Information Protection: Access, Disclosure, Archival, Privacy and Security
Physician Compliance Issues in 2020

Sandy Giangreco Brown, BS, RHIT, CHC, CCS, CCS-P, COC, CPC, CPC-I, COBGC, PCS

CEU: 1.0 - Health Law and Compliance
ROI: Patients' right to access PHI/Information Blocking

Debi Primeau, MA, RHIA, FAHIMA
Primeau Consulting Group, Inc

Objectives:
  • Learn the basics of the 21st Century Cures Act
  • Learn the latest news regarding patient access
  • Learn how you can lead your organization in preventing information blocking
  • Learn what is important to HIM professionals now to be in compliance

CEU: 1.0 - Information Protection: Access, Disclosure, Archival, Privacy and Security
The Future of HIM: Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and the impact of Apple, Google, Amazon & Microsoft

Brad Justus
HIMagine Associates

Objectives:
  • Learn more about AI and its impact on healthcare
  • Learn more about Machine Learning and its impact on healthcare
  • Understand the impact of Apple, Google, Amazon & Microsoft on healthcare
  • Understand what all this means now and in the future for the HIM profession

CEU: 1.0 - Evolving Topics
The Secret to Making Data Accuracy Fun

Amy Richardson, RHIA, CHDA

Objectives:
  • Discuss phases of project for hospital engagement
  • Describe the importance of data accuracy with foundational knowledge
  • Review the steps taken to establish and display metrics
  • Discuss outcomes of several hospitals’ projects

CEU: 1.0 - Informatics, Analytics, and Data Use
What are AHRQ Patient Safety Indicators--And Why Might They Matter to Coders

Kelly Mitchell, MHA, MSHI, CCS, CPC, CPMA, CGIC

Objectives:
  • Identify common PSI types
  • Understand what diagnosis and procedure codes may trigger a PSI
  • Recognize what diagnoses may exclude a possible PSI
  • Discuss how POA status affects PSI triggers

CEU: 1.0 - Data Structure, Content and Information Governance