This year at the 2018 VHIMA Convention, we will be having another track on Information Governance (IG). Since Information Governance remains one of the focus areas for AHIMA and building on the IG presentation from last year, we will be doing a deeper dive into IG topics that affect our members. Join us for the half-day session that will focus on:
- Introduction and Information Governance Adoption Model- Deep Dive
- Aren’t All HIM Professionals already working in Healthcare Informatics?
- EHR Governance and IT Governance: What HIM Professionals must know to succeed
- 21st Century Cures Law and the Direct Implications for Information Governance
Katherine Downing is an industry expert in information governance (IG) and has over 15 years of HIM experience as an HIM Director, Privacy Officer, and IT System Analyst. Kathy has focused much of her career on Electronic Health Records and Patient Privacy. As a Director of Patient Health Information Protection at a hospital systems’ corporate office, she led the creation of the Privacy Program for over 300 hospitals, surgery centers, and physician practices including the training of over 1000 privacy officers. She has expertise in Electronic Health Records and has worked with numerous sites during implementations.
Kathy is a Vice President of Information Governance, Informatics, Standards, Privacy and Security at the American Health Information Management Association in Chicago. Kathy provides her professional expertise toward developing AHIMA products and services through toolkits, articles, and training. She is a graduate of the Ohio State University and has been involved in American Health Information Management Association activities since she received the National Outstanding Student Recognition award in 1995. She received her Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership from Gonzaga University in 2007.
So Do Not delay. Register today! for the 2018 VHIMA Annual Conference in Newport News on May 16 -17.