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AHDI Conference: Registration and Housing Are Open

Thursday, February 1, 2018  
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Get an early start planning your 2018 continuing education by registering for AHDI’s Healthcare Documentation Integrity Conference. To celebrate our 40th anniversary, we’ll be in Orlando, FL, August 16-18, at the Doubletree by Hilton Orlando at SeaWorld.

The registration early bird rate is available now through May 1. AHDI members receive $100 off the list price and a special low rate is available for AHDI Student and Postgraduate members.


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Hotel reservations are now being accepted. We secured a great rate at the Doubletree for our attendees with rates starting at $124 per night (plus applicable taxes and fees). Visit our website for details and to book your room.


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  • Foster R. Goss DO, MMSc, FACEP—Director of R&D, UCHealth CARE Innovation Center
  • Joshua D. Stephany, MD—Chief Medical Examiner, Orange County

Clinical Medicine/Complementary Medicine (CoM)

  • Telehealth—Elliot Sloane, PhD
  • Melanoma—Athena Theodosatos, DO
  • EMDR Therapy—Andrew Dobo, PsyD
  • Pediatric Cancer—Ramamoorthy Nagasubramanian, MD
  • Therapy Dogs (CoM)—Vallie Piloian, CHDS, AHDI-F

Technology and the Workplace

  • Data Coding for Analytics—Melissa Campion

Medical Transcription Tools

  • Book of Style, 4th Edition—Laura Bryan, MT (ASCP), CHDS, AHDI-F, and Susan Dooley, MHA, CMT, AHDI-F
  • SR Editing Efficiency Tips—Vallie Piloian, CHDS, AHDI-F, and Becky Baker

Professional Development

  • Cancer Registry—Vicki Hawhee, MEd, CTR
  • Writing and Professional Development Workshop—Lea Sims, AHDI-F
  • Coding Workshop—Susan Whatley, CHDS, CPC, AHDI-F

Several more speakers are still being finalized and the interactive schedule with full session details will be available soon. Don't miss this once-a-year event designed especially for healthcare documentation specialists. Register by May 1 to save!


Thank you to our 2018 HDIC Program Committee members:
Brenda Hurley, CMT, AHDI-F, chair
Susan Dooley, MHA, CMT, AHDI-F
Betsy Ertel, AHDI-F
Carole Gilbert, RHIT, CHTS-IM
Rose Hayden, CMT, AHDI-F
Vallie Piloian, CHDS, AHDI-F
Lynette Shipp, RHIT, CHDS
Carol Waddell, CMT, AHDI-F

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