HAHIMA District IX Quarterly Meeting

March 8, 2019
8:30 AM – 4:00 PM CST


Lee College – Rundell Hall
200 Lee Drive
Baytown, TX 77520

Phone: 281-427-5611


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8:30-8:50Registration and Breakfast
8:50-9:00Welcome and Introductions, Exhibitor Introduction
9:00-10:00Substance Abuse in Health Professionals
Daniel Garza, MSW, LCDC

Health Care professionals (HCPs) are widely considered to be the champions of healthy habits and, on the whole, demonstrate healthier lifestyles than the general population, including lower rates of smoking and higher rates of exercise. However, substance misuse and addiction rates are no different among HCPs than they are in the general population. Hazelden

CEU: 1.0 External Force
10:00-10:15Exhibitors Update and Introduction

CEU: 1.0 External Forces
10:15-11:15Coding Compliance Risks
Stacy Hartstine, RHIT, AHIMA Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS

This presentation will cover some highrisk MCC/CC’s and their overuse. We will discuss current headlines and financial impacts related to upcoding. Is your facility sending unnecessary or leading queries? Have we overused queries and trained our providers to include diagnoses that are not supported within the medical record?

CEU: 1.0 External Forces
Stacy Hartstine
11:15-11:45Exhibitors Update (continued)
11:45-12:45Lunch & HAHIMA District IX Business Meeting
Nellie Lunsford, RHIA, HAHIMA President
Nellie Lunsford
12:45-1:45Computer Security and Why it is everyone's responsibility
James Morrison, Computer Scientist
Federal Bureau of Investigation, Houston Division

Computer Criminals are increasingly targeting small businesses and individuals and causing havoc across these networks. Learning how these attacks are carried out is just the beginning to learn how to protect yourself. This presentation will help you in this process.

CEU: 1.0 External Force
James Morrison
2:00-3:00Quality Programs
Rebecca Owens, RN, DQM PAM
Rehabilitation Hospital of Clear Lake

This presentation will discuss various quality programs in healthcare.

CEU: 1.0 Performance Improvement
3:00-4:00The THREADS that Connect a High Performance

Terry Buske

This impactful program will help leaders identify and embrace the seven keys to organizational culture. Developing a high performance team is not easy. We’ll go step-by-step through the process of understanding, ownership, commitment & action.

CEU: 1.0 Management Development
Terry Buske
4:00Closing Remarks

Total CEUs:  6.0

Dress Code:Appropriate dress is business casual. A light jacket or sweater is recommended, as meeting rooms may be cool.


Early registration on or before March 5, 2019  11:59 pm CST
HAHIMA Members: $75.00
Non-Members: $125.00 Join Now!
Student Members: $35.00
Student Non-Members: $50.00

Late registration after March 5, 2019 11:59 pm CST

HAHIMA Members: $125.00
Non-Members: $175.00
All students: $60.00

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