“With the growing concern and discussions on healthcare reform and our focus on the future of healthcare, this year's conference is especially timely” said AAHAM President, Laurie Shoaf, CPAM.
Fairfax, VA (PRWEB) September 20, 2010
The American Association of Healthcare Administrative Management (AAHAM) http://www.aaham.org, will hold its Annual National Institute (ANI), “Catch The Wave of Healthcare Reform”, October 13-15, 2010 in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida at the Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa.
During three days, attendees from across the country will attend educational sessions, network and visit a large exhibit hall with the latest in products and services available to the industry.
“With the growing concern and discussions on healthcare reform and our focus on the future of healthcare, this year's conference is especially timely,” said AAHAM President, Laurie Shoaf, CPAM.
Over 50 speakers will present topics on five separate healthcare tracks; Management/Revenue Cycle, Access/Quality Management, Compliance, Leadership/Professional Development and a Specialty track. Keynote speakers include Fred Lee, author of “If Disney Ran Your Hospital, Nine ½ Things You Would Do Differently” and Elizabeth Holloway, PhD and Mitchell Kusy, PhD, co-authors of “Toxic Workplace, Managing Toxic Personalities and Their Systems of Power.”
The Annual Institute is attended by healthcare patient financial services professionals including patient account managers, business office personnel, medical billing professionals, medical office managers, patient access managers, coding specialists, compliance officers and hospital chief financial officers.
“The AAHAM ANI helps attendees become a more valuable resource to their facilities. ANI attendees return to their offices timely information, real solutions and new ideas they can put to use immediately,” said AAHAM Executive Director, Sharon Galler, CMP. “Networking with peers is also key at AAHAM events, relationships are developed that assist in professional growth and personal development” Galler said.
For a complete agenda, speaker list and more information regarding AAHAM and its programs, please visit http://www.aaham.org or contact AAHAM, 703-281-4043.
The American Association of Healthcare Administrative Management (AAHAM) is a national professional association of thirty-six chapters and over 2700 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.