Fairfax, VA (PRWEB) February 18, 2010
The American Association of Healthcare Administrative Management (AAHAM) http://www.aaham.org , announced a recent collaboration agreement with the HIMSS Medical Banking Project.
AAHAM will be participating in several joint projects with the MBProject, including exhibiting at the National Medical Banking Institute, held concurrently with the annual HIMSS conference in Atlanta, Georgia, February 28 to March 4.
“We’re excited to enter into this collaboration with AAHAM, especially as the industry braces for 5010 and ICD10 transformation. The impact on banking and financial services will be broad in terms of technology integration for revenue cycle improvement, credit impact at both the consumer and business level and more,” said John Casillas, Senior Vice President of the HIMSS Medical Banking Project.
In conjunction with AAHAM, HIMSS MBProject will address critical educational needs and advance a new multi-stakeholder industry initiative and neutral platform to design the future state of our healthcare financial network” he added.
“AAHAM is very pleased to be collaborating with the HIMSS MBProject and looks forward to a long partnership with the organization. Our members will benefit tremendously from the educational synergy between the two associations” said Sharon R. Galler, AAHAM Executive Director.
The American Association of Healthcare Administrative Management (AAHAM) is a national professional association of thirty-seven chapters and over 2600 healthcare patient financial services professionals from hospitals, clinics, billing offices, allied vendors, physicians and multi physician groups. AAHAM members direct the activities of the thousands of people who are employed in the healthcare industry.
AAHAM is the preeminent professional organization for revenue cycle professionals and is known for its prestigious certification and educational programs; professional development of its members is one of the primary goals of the association. AAHAM is also recognized for its quarterly journal, The Journal of Healthcare Administrative Management and its Annual National Institute, held each fall. AAHAM actively represents the interests of its members through a comprehensive program of legislative and regulatory monitoring and participation in industry groups such as WEDI, ASC X12, NUBC and NUCC. For more information about AAHAM and its programs, please visit http://www.aaham.org.
ABOUT HIMSS Medical Banking Project
The HIMSS Medical Banking Project is a global educational platform that seeks to improve the efficiency of our healthcare financial network by optimizing the use of banking systems. The group targets reduced paper in payment channels, real time payment processing, health-wealth programs that includes consumer-driven healthcare, linking online banking to health portals for consumer convenience, mHealth and other areas. Please visit http://www.mbproject.org for more information regarding the Medical Banking Project.
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