February 11, 2014

AHIMA’s COO Heads Team of Experts Covering HIMSS Week

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American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) Executive Vice President of Operations and Chief Operating Officer Deborah K. Green will head a team of subject matter experts signed on to report live from the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society's (HIMSS) annual conference and exhibit in Orlando, Fla. later this month.

Green, who has had a long career in health information and IT leadership, will join 24 other healthcare professionals broadcasting on behalf of Talk-Ten-Tuesday during the conference, which begins Feb. 23. The three-day series of broadcasts will begin with a special Monday edition of the popular Internet radio broadcast airing live at 11 a.m. EST on Feb. 24.

"We are scheduled to have eight healthcare subject matter experts reporting live from HIMSS each of the three days of broadcasts," executive producer and program host Chuck Buck said. "We're going all out for this series since this is the last HIMSS before ICD-10 takes effect Oct. 1, 2014."

Also participating each day will be Pamela Jodock, senior director of HIMSS Health Business Solutions, according to Buck. Jodock will kick off each broadcast with highlights of the previous day and will preview important ICD-10 events taking place during the week.

Among those scheduled to appear are the following:

Penny Osmon Bahr, Avastone Health Solutions
Bonnie Cassidy, Nuance Communications
Kim Charland,Panacea Healthcare Solutions
Ana Croxton, NextGen Healthcare
John Elie, Inergex
Betty Gomez, ZirMed
Denny Flint, Complete Practice Resources
Deborah K. Green, AHIMA
Mary Hyland, The SSI Group, Inc.
Betty Hovey, AAPC
Pamela Jodock, HIMSS
Sean Kilpatrick, Availity
Mark Lott, Lott QA Group
Samir Mehta
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Stanley Nachimson, Nachimson Advisors, LLC
John Pitskoulis, Nuance
Paresh Shaw, Mindleaf Technologies
Rhonda Taller, Siemens Healthcare
Rob Tennant, MGMA
Jeff Tennant, Dell
Devesh Raghuvanshi, Dell
John Wollman, HighPoint Solutions

"This is our third year of providing live on-site coverage for one of healthcare's largest conferences and exhibits," Buck said. "It is reported that 500,000 square feet of exhibit space will feature the latest in healthcare technology solutions."

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Mark Spivey

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