Florida Health Information Management Association (NEFHIMA) 23rd Annual Spring Seminar

Friday, April 3, 2020

8:00 AM - 4:30 PM


7:30 – 8 a.m.: Check-in begins, breakfast

8:00 – 8:30 am: Welcome and State of the Association
Julia McCurry, RHIA, CHTS-IS, NEFHIMA President
Geri Newman, RHIT, CHTS-IM, NEFHIMA Past President
CEU: 0.5 - Evolving Topics

8:30 – 9:30 am: Women's Health Issues
Tina Ardon, MD
Family Medicine physician, Mayo Clinic
CEU: 1.0 - Clinical Foundations

9:30 – 10 am: Advocacy & Legislative Update
Kelly Cooper, BSHI, RHIA, CVS, LMT
Charlene Banta, EdD, RHIA, CPHIMS, CHTS-IM
CEU: 0.5 - Health Law and Compliance

10 – 11 am: Stress Management And Resiliency Training (SMART)
Gretl Kruse, M.A., M.H.A.
Employee Well-Being Specialist, Mayo Clinic
CEU: 1.0 - Organizational Management and Leadership

11 am – 12 pm: Value-Based Services Organization Analytics
Alex Koster
Director of VBSO Analytics, Nemours
CEU: 1.0 - Informatics, Analytics and Data Use

12 – 1 pm: Lunch

1 – 2 pm: Soft Skills for HIM Professionals and Leaders
Sam Ferrell, CEO, samstaff
Kris Ellis, President, samstaff
CEU: 1.0 - Organizational Management and Leadership

2 – 3 pm: Aging Care Continuum
Kelly Cooper, BSHI, RHIA, CVS, LMT
Operations Manager, Solaris Healthcare
CEU: 1.0 - Data Structure, Content and Information Governance

3 – 4 pm: Getting Things Done: Empower your People to put their Knowledge and Expertise to Work
Charlene Banta, EdD, RHIA, CPHIMS, CHTS-IM
Program Director, Health Information Technology, St. Johns River State College
CEU: 1.0 - Organizational Management and Leadership

4 – 4:30 pm: Door Prizes & Closing Statements


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Continuing Education

CEUs: 7.0


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Non-Member: $75
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Nemours Foundation Building

10140 Centurion Parkway N.
Jacksonville, FL 32256

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