AHDI Store Minimize

Welcome to the AHDI Store, where you will find products that will help you excel in your career and grow professionally. Expand each category to find books, CDs, digital content, webinars, and courses.

Need to pay with a check or money order? Click here.

Read our fine print.

Please note: The reduced member price is available to select categories. Please see the benefits overview for details. You must be logged in to see your discounted member price.

Product Directory Minimize
Online Courses and Webinars Minimize
QA for EHR Clinician-Created Healthcare Documentation - Available
September 24, 2014 01:00PM- September 24, 2014 02:00PM

QA for EHR Clinician-Created Healthcare Documentation
September 24, 2014
Time: 1 PM PT/4 PM ET
Moderator: Sherry Doggett
Panelists: Leigh Anne Frame, CMT, AHDI-F; Leigh France; Joyce Smith; Stacy Lehto, CHDS

Join this webinar and learn how your organization can develop and monitor a quality assurance program for clinician-created documentation in the EHR. You will hear first-hand knowledge and experience from an experienced panel of transcription managers who will share their organizations' perspectives on this timely topic. Also learn how to utilize your transcription staff to perform quality assurance reviews. The EHR QA toolkit can be utilized to assist you in your QA endeavors, and you'll hear about this toolkit during the presentation.

Sherry Doggett
is a Past President (2011-2012) of the AHDI National Leadership Board. She retired May 1, 2013, as director of corporate transcription services at UC Health in Cincinnati, Ohio, where she served in that role since 1995 until retirement. She remains active as a volunteer for AHDI and AHIMA and serves on her Credit Union Board. Sherry most recently served as Chairperson for the EHR QA Toolkit Task Force, currently serves as chair of the AHDI Past Presidents Council, and is a member of the Manager/Supervisor Alliance Steering Committee.

Leigh Anne Frame, CMT, AHDI-F, is the manager of transcription for Bryan Health, a multi-facility healthcare system in Lincoln, NE, and surrounding communities, with over 30 years of experience in the MT industry. She has been a member of AHDI since 1998 and has served on the Nebraska-AHDI Board of Directors since 2007, currently as Past President. She is an Office Professional Advisory Board Member for Southeast Community College in Nebraska and has served as an advisor to the Bryan College of Health Sciences School of Allied Health in matters pertaining to medical transcription.

Leigh France is currently the document quality representative for an 870-bed, not-for-profit healthcare system teaching hospital based in Raleigh, NC, where she helps physicians, mid-levels, residents, and interns embrace the need for thorough documentation and develops her skill set to learn more about EMR implementation and how to help her physicians implement this in a less threatening, humorous, and efficient way, with southern charm and points to ponder. Leigh has worked in medical transcription and editing for 15 years, with prior Navy service also.

Joyce Smith is manager of transcription services for Spectrum Health in Grand Rapids, MI. Spectrum Health is an integrated healthcare system with nine hospitals, a 600+ physician medical group, and health plan serving western Michigan. The Spectrum Health Transcription Department consists of 100+ transcriptionists, 2 supervisors, 3 QA specialists, and 7 support staff. They utilize 3M for their dictation and transcription solutions. Joyce currently serves as the newsletter editor for the Great Lakes Region AHDI, and serves on the AHDI Managers/Supervisors Alliance.

Stacy Lehto, CHDS, is a transcription QA/education specialist at Spectrum Health in Grand Rapids, MI. She has worked in the medical transcription field for 16 years in multiple capacities including transcription, quality assurance, and auditing. She also has experience with back-end and front-end speech recognition. She has also worked as an editor for multiple Stedman's word books. Currently her work at Spectrum Health includes helping with the development of a QA program for clinician-created documentation.

List Price:$25.00
Eligible Member Price:$15.00

AHDI Model Job Descriptions for Emerging Roles in Healthcare Documentation - Available
June 11, 2014 11:00AM- June 11, 2014 12:00PM

AHDI Model Job Descriptions for Emerging Roles in Healthcare Documentation
Date: June 11, 2014
Time: 11 AM PT/2 PM ET
Presenter: Melissa Harper; Sheila Guston, CHDS, AHDI-F; Lisa Woodley, RHIT, CHDS, AHDI-F

This webinar will provide an in-depth look at some of the emerging roles for healthcare documentation specialists today. We'll review the AHDI Model Job Descriptions for positions such as EHR documentation trainer, health record integrity auditor, and EHR technician/HIM analyst. Learn what skill set is required for each and what, if any, additional training or education is required to be successful in these roles.

Speaker Bio:
Melissa Harper is manager of Clinical Documentation Services for UC Health in Cincinnati, Ohio. CDS reports to IS&T leadership where Melissa also serves as an IS&T functional manager and analyst for documentation systems. CDS is compiled of medical document specialists, clinical documentation analysts as well as quality and operations coordinators. Post EHR implementation, CDS has lead organizational initiatives such as transitioning MTs into EHR/IT support roles, implementing a clinical documentation integrity program for EHR-created provider notes, as well as system support and end user training for front-end speech recognition. Melissa serves as chairperson for the AHDI Manager/Supervisor Alliance.

Speaker Bio:
Sheila Guston, CHDS, AHDI-F, is supervisor of HIM Corporate Transcription Services at Spectrum Health in Grand Rapids, MI. The leadership team at Spectrum Health juggles the fast-paced demands of an organization on the cutting edge of healthcare documentation technology with the needs of over 100 healthcare documentation specialists, approximately a quarter of whom are now involved in something other than traditional transcription/editing. Sheila is the Immediate Past President of AHDI's Great Lakes Region and serves on the AHDI Managers/Supervisors Alliance Steering Committee.

List Price:$25.00
Eligible Member Price:$15.00

Shorthand Advanced for Windows (Version 10) - Available
May 7, 2014 02:00PM- May 7, 2014 03:00PM

Shorthand Advanced for Windows (Version 10)
Presenter: Amy Potter
Date: Wednesday, May 7, 2014
Time: 2:00 PM Pacific/5:00 PM Eastern
CEC: 1 TW or 1 MTT

Healthcare documentation specialists must be both efficient and accurate as they move through patient records, transcribing and editing. Key professional tools and technologies are a must to assist HDSs in attaining their daily quotas and goals. Discover more advanced functions for using Shorthand for Windows (Version 10) to increase your productivity. Topics covered will include:

  • Importing/Exporting Dictionaries
  • Understanding Tags
  • Understanding TCL Scripts
  • Writing scripts and macros
  • Practice Exercises
Presenter Bio:
Amy Potter is the business systems trainer for Nuance Transcription Services, delivering applications training to production workforce, quality personnel and management. Her previous experience includes working for MedQuist as a senior operational analyst for quality standards and document integrity standards and performance in the customer support services department. She has worked with the AHDI to revamp and improve the credentialing program and examinations. She has worked in the medical transcription industry for more than 25 years as an employee and IC in QA, in various management roles, as an MT instructor, a trainer, and as an MTSO.

List Price:$25.00
Eligible Member Price:$15.00

"Offshoring Transcription: The Pros & Cons to Utilizing Global Labor Resources" - Available
May 29, 2014 12:00PM- May 29, 2014 01:00PM

Offshoring Transcription: The Pros & Cons to Utilizing Global Labor Resources
May 29, 2014
12 PM PT/3 PM ET
Date: May 29, 2014
Time: 12 PM PT/3 PM ET
Presenter: Shaw A. Rietkerk

The session will take a deep dive into risks and benefits associated with compensation, quality, workflow, and the required safeguards when utilizing global labor. This session will also cover the risks associated with using subcontracted labor and how to best mitigate those risks.

Speaker Bio:
Shaw Rietkerk is the Vice President of Operations at M*Modal, responsible for managing domestic and global service performance, customer satisfaction and the integration of acquired companies into the M*Modal operations model. He has over 20 years of healthcare industry experience within the clinical documentation area, including an extensive background in operations, account management, and technology support services. In his tenure at M*Modal, he has led many initiatives at M*Modal involving the integration and standardization of multiple global and domestic company's operational processes into one standardized workflow model. Prior to M*Modal, he was Sr. Vice President and COO of Practical Knowledge Solutions, where he managed multiple consulting projects, focused on the startup of global and domestic transcription companies.

List Price:$25.00
Eligible Member Price:$15.00

Personify - Mini Cart Minimize
Contains 0 items
Subtotal: $0.00

Featured Product Minimize

EHR Playbook for Transcription Managers eBook

The EHR is shaking up medical transcription departments around the country. As a manager, supervisor, or small business owner, it's imperative for you...

Please select the files that you would like to purchase, from the listing below:

File List
Title/Description Fee

EHR PlaybookEHR Playbook
List Price:$90.00
Eligible Member Price:$70.00