AHA Coding Clinic Audio Conference Series Announces Live Broadcast on the Transition to ICD-10

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Presenters include an ICD-10 expert and two hospital/system CIO’s

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This broadcast will help participants gain a practical understanding of the requirements for the ICD-10 Planning and Impact Analysis Stage, and better anticipate challenges that may be encountered and learn strategies for overcoming them.

The American Hospital Association’s (AHA) Coding Clinic Audio Conference Series next live broadcast, Wait at Your Own Risk: Why ICD-10 Needs to Be Your Organization's Top Priority will be presented on March 14, 2011 from 1:00-2:45 CST.

Learn how two CIO's-- Adrienne Edens, FCHIME, System Vice President & CIO, St. Luke's Health System and Albert Oriol, CIO, Children's Hospital San Diego-- are taking a lead role in their organizations’ transition to ICD-10. Hear how they are working with their organization's HIM and other clinical departments to prioritize ICD-10 implementation. National coding expert Nelly Leon-Chisen, RHIA, Director Coding and Classification, American Hospital Association, will also present.

This broadcast will help participants gain a practical understanding of the requirements for the ICD-10 Planning and Impact Analysis Stage, and better anticipate challenges that may be encountered and learn strategies for overcoming them. Presenters will discuss how to organize ICD-10 Implementation Teams and optimally plan team activities. Participants will learn how to position their organizations to incorporate ICD-10 into the overall health information technology strategy.

For additional information or to register, please visit http://www.krm.com/ahacentraloffice.

About the American Hospital Association
The AHA is a not-for-profit association of health care provider organizations and individuals that are committed to the improvement of health in their communities. The AHA is the national advocate for its members, which includes more than 5,000 member hospitals, health systems and other health care organizations, and 38,000 individual members. Founded in 1898, the AHA provides education for health care leaders and is a source of information on health care issues and trends.

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