86th AHIMA Convention & Exhibit

September 2, 2014 CynergisTek

“Leading the Way to Health Intelligence” 

AHIMA Convention 2014

Every year AHIMA holds an annual conference to bring HIM professionals together. This year the 86th Convention & Exhibit will focus on, “what’s coming next, hear success stories, acquire best practices, view the latest technologies”. CynergisTek is excited to announce that we will be supporting the event by speaking and exhibiting at it.

Privacy & Security Institute | Saturday, September 27th and Sunday September 28th

Prior to the official conference, AHIMA is holding the Privacy & Security Institute. The Institute is an advanced level meeting made up of seasoned privacy and security professionals.  It is an interactive meeting where attendees are encouraged to ask questions and generate discussion throughout each presentation.  During this two day workshop, presenters will look at some of the most common privacy and security trends in the field right now. CynergisTek’s VP of Compliance, David Holtzman, will be addressing some hot topics:

  • Growing risks of medical devices
  • Understanding encryption: the basics
  • CMS Audits – Meaningful Use Audits
  • Meaningful Use versus privacy: conflicts and audits.

Preparing Your Organization for a Meaningful Use Audit | Monday, September 29th 4:30-5:30

CynergisTek’s Melissa Stice Larson, VP of Audit Services, will be presenting an informative presentation at the convention titled “Preparing Your Organization for a Meaningful Use Audit”. In this session, Melissa will review what the Meaningful Use audit looks like, explain all of the required documentation, provide insight as to what to expect from an audit and will identify best practices to help organizations prepare for an audit. Melissa will utilize her firsthand experience of working with providers that have been through an audit. Click here to learn more about the session.

A Panel Discussion: Emerging Privacy and Security Challenges | Wednesday 11:15-12:15

CynergisTek’s Mac McMillan will participate in a group discussion on some of the biggest privacy and security challenges in the healthcare IT industry. He will be joined industry experts by Angela Dihn Rose, Adam Greene and Jacki Monson. During this panel discussion the group will have an open discussion to address some of the hottest topics such as lessons learned from recent breaches and incidents, as well as recent compliance audit activities. All of the members in this presentation will utilize their experience and unique background to provide different perspectives on how to address these challenges. Click here to learn more about the session.

Convention Exhibitor | Booth 1804

CynergisTek will be exhibiting in booth 1804 in Hall C of the convention center. The booth staff includes David Holtzman, Melissa Stice Larson and Adam Hawkins. Stop by the booth to meet the team and learn about some of the audit and privacy & security services that CynergisTek offers to satisfy the needs of the industry such as a Meaningful Use Attestation AuditMeaningful Use Mock Audit and Managed Privacy Monitoring Service. Also be sure to stop by booth 1705 to meet CynergisTek’s partner Iatric Systems.

CynergisTek AHIMA Booth Map

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