AHIMA Webinar Addresses COVID-19 Medical Record Documentation Challenges


As healthcare organizations across the country respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, health information professionals have remained committed to maintaining the privacy, integrity, and availability of health information. Health information professionals are also grappling with issues related to increased telecommuting, the expansion of telehealth services, and unexpected shifts in staffing.

A new AHIMA webinar, “Best Practices for Health Record Management in COVID-19,” aims to help health information professionals learn strategies for success in improving documentation during COVID-19.

Webinar speakers include Diann H. Smith, MS, RHIA, CHP, FAHIMA, vice president of health information management services and clinical documentation integrity at Texas Health Resources, and Sue Clarke-Kendrick, MHA, RHIA, assistant vice president of network revenue integrity for Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla, NY.

Webinar participants will:

  • Learn how HIM professionals have changed processes to manage records during COVID-19
  • Understand how to prepare for business continuity during the pandemic
  • Hear discussion on coding and billing practices that are being employed
  • Review best practices for health record documentation and managing workflow

 Click here to register for the webinar

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