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The Association for Healthcare Documentation Integrity (AHDI), formerly the American Association for Medical Transcription, is the world’s largest professional society representing the clinical documentation sector whose purpose is to set and uphold standards for education and practice in the field of health data capture and documentation that ensure the highest level of accuracy, privacy, and security for the U.S. healthcare system in order to protect public health, increase patient safety, and improve quality of care for healthcare consumers. AHDI works to advocate for workforce development and credentialing in allied health and the critical role of technology-enabled documentation knowledge worker in the electronic health record (EHR).

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New eBook "HIPAA Compliance Guide & Quick Reference"

A must-have guide for all covered entities and business associates. Preapproved for 3 Medicolegal CECs.

AHDI’s newly released HIPAA Compliance Guide, which includes a comprehensive HIPAA Compliance Quick Reference checklist, spells out the steps of HIPAA compliance in easy-to-understand language. Most people know the basics of HIPAA, but this guide explains the HITECH Act and Final Rule and it outlines the role of covered entities and business associates as well as compliance expectations of each. Going a step further, this guide discusses the process of risk analysis and the risks and penalties of noncompliance. Numerous resources are provided along with an example of how a small MTSO or IC can accomplish the steps necessary to become compliant in a short time.

Eligible Member Price: $15
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Congratulations 2014 AHDI Integrity Award Winners!
Last week at the 36th Annual Convention and Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada, AHDI announced the 2014 Integrity Award Winners. We would like to extend congratulations to each of them as noted below. 

Advocate of the Year
Linda Allard, CHPS of Henrico, VA
Educator of the Year
Audrey Kirchner, CHDS of Prineville, OR
Excellence in Credentialing
Audrey Kirchner, CHDS of Prineville, OR
Membership Impact Award
AHDI – West Regional
Employer of the Year
Amphion Medical Solutions, LLC of Madison, WI
Member of the Year Award
Judy Lichtenberger, RHIT, CMT, AHDI-F of Bethlehem, PA
Rising Star Award
Linda Curia of West Valley City, UT
Distinguished Service Award
Sherry Doggett, Silver Spring, MD
Lifetime Achievement
Lea M. Sims, CMT, AHDI-F of Jacksonville, FL

For more detailed information about each award visit the Integrity Awards webpage.

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Join AHDI to Bolster Your Career in Healthcare Documentation

Join AHDI and you’ll have a wealth of resources available at your fingertips. Explore the benefits of membership and discover how being an AHDI member can support your successful career in healthcare documentation. Click here to continue.

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Free Online Learning Library for AHDI Individual Professional Members

If you’re an Individual Professional member, don’t forget you have access to our free Online Learning Library of recorded webinars. The library was updated in March 2014 and the content rotates about every six months. Don’t delay in taking advantage of these excellent continuing education sessions. Visit the Online Learning Library (valid login required).

- Keyboarding Techniques for Fast and Efficient SRT Editing
- Natural Language Processing: Empowering MT Knowledge Workers with a Valuable Asset
- Start Projects, Making a Ruckus, and Taking More Risks
- Dreaming of a Good Night's Sleep: Parasomnias and Other Sleep Disorders
- Meaningful Use: The Essentials for Medical Transcriptionists
- Navigating Benchmark KB for Greater Productivity
- Editing Tips and Techniques

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Maximizing Your AHDI Membership

There are many benefits included with your AHDI membership. Oftentimes, its hard to remember all …
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Free from the Library: Last Month for Access to These Free Session Recordings

September marks the last month you'll have access to the current line-up of recorded sessions cur…
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Bonus Benefit: Medical Transcription in an EHR World

Did you miss this month's Resource Central e-newsletter? If so, you missed our free gift for AHDI…
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A Word from Your National Leadership Board

This month, new and returning NLB directors renewed our commitment and continued our work for AHD…
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President's Message: Who, Where, or What is AHDI?

A long time ago, if you had asked me about AHDI, I would have told you it was a faceless organiza…
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Upcoming Events in September
AHDI events, courses, and webinars are a great way to stay connected to what's happening in the indu…
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The results are in!

The polls have closed and the votes have been counted. We are happy to introduce to you your newly elected National Leadership Board directors. Click here to read more.

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