AHIMA’s 2012 Conference in Chicago - two days down – one day to go. Here are some #AHIMACon12 tagged tweets from Day #2 of AHIMA’s 2012 convention that I thought were interesting and not just vendor marketing. Yesterday I posted some Tweets from Day #1 here. See also AHIMA articles and posts related to 2012 conventionIntroductory Thoughts
@Brad_Justus: Chicago At Night http://t.co/hlX0FQCu
@ehrandhit: Another beautiful day in Chicago at #AHIMACon12
@LarryLin: It's a beautiful morning in Chicago. [pics] #LakeFrontSunrise http://t.co/vDJ8QY6u http://t.co/cTlkaIcr http://t.co/GMYU7eiL
@AHIMAResources: Join leaders in healthcare, business, academia, gov & workforce development discussing the future of healthcare innovation
@Kristi_Eells: How's everyone enjoying #AHIMAcon12? Learning a lot from following the tweets, seems like it’s all about #data this yr! #healthIT
Thoughts and Quotes from Presentations
@AHIMAResources: Pres Elect @kafrawley emphasized that HIM prof's has never been more important.
@KenOnHIT: Quotes from #AHIMAcon12 - "#EHR systems will come and go, but your data won't. It must be solid." - Scott Bennett
@Pattytsheridan: Kathleen Frawley Urges HIM professionals to believe in themselves
@KenOnHIT: Quotes from #AHIMAcon12 - "Nationally, only 40% of rejected Medicare claims are appealed" - Karen Bowden
@KenOnHIT: Quotes from #AHIMAcon12 - "Transcription isn't going away. It is simply evolving." - Randy Drawas
@Kristi_Eells: @LarryLin good point - it can be tough to sift through tweets to find 'real' content. What's been your fav part so far?
@LarryLin: "What can Pirates Teach us" about Innovation, Mr. Yu. He worked in healthcare investments before. http://t.co/2TNAmZiM
@AHIMAResources: Invention does not equal innovation- Wil Yu, @HlthInnovation
@Cascadia: What value does coding add to healthcare? As we move away from fee for service will ICD10 be a dinosaur?
@djna09: Innovation is measured by Value - Wil Yu
@DonFluckinger: Cleveland clinic: outcomes=data. Improving data=improved outcomes. That idea set off massive documentation improvement project
@DonFluckinger: Data governance among health care providers suddenly is becoming an issue. Now #EHR systems in place, the work's just starting
@LarryLin: CMS Innovation Center goals - Global Payment for dual eligible, Pioneer ACOs, Advance payment, ComprePrimary Care, BundPayment
@LjkMModal: Dr. Juergen Fritsch: keys to success for the ACO...know your population. Enable collaboration...feedback to physicians.
@LjkMModal: Engage physicians in improving documentation on front-end to drive more useful, quality records. Juergen Fritsch, PhD.
Some Thoughts about Winning & Not-winning (aka. Little Fails)
@ehrandhit: Always the best strategy for a conference. Find smart people and listen.
@ehrandhit: Big props to the #AHIMAcon12 press support people. 100 times better than last year. Makes my job a lot easier.
@KenOnHIT: Two things noticeably absent at this years' #AHIMAcon12 - Dr. J at the Cardone booth and The Scarf King.
@LarryLin: (speaker does much better when he isn't looking down on his notes ... can engage audience better. #BestPracticePublicSpeaking )
@SmyrnaGirl: Majorly bummed there is no coat/bag check at #AHIMACon12!
@3MHISNews: 3M caricatures are up online - check it out => http://bit.ly/OBtjqi Haven't gotten yours yet? Head over to booth 1000!
@3MHISNews: In the Windy City and not sure what to see at #AHIMACon12? Our cheat sheet's got you covered. http://bit.ly/QAwAod #healthIT
@ehrandhit: Good times with @brad_Justus at #ahimacon12 http://ow.ly/i/ZfPc
Side Note: I gotta believe one of these guys left without their wallet or watch – just not sure which one. :)
@ReginaHolliday: "Under one tent" a painting for #AHIMAcon12 http://t.co/UmbhYKYI
@ReginaHolliday: "The Launch" the final painting for #AHIMAcon12 http://twitpic.com/b0h8mc
@AHIMAResources: This is the most exciting time in our professional history- @kafrawley http://ow.ly/i/ZbbC
@IronMountain: One more day of #AHIMACon12, but there's still time to make the most of the city! Check out Your Insider's Guide: http://bit.ly/P6zf6c
Check back tomorrow for More Deep Thoughts on Day 3
You can also check out the #AHIMACon12 hashtag and related information offered up by the nice folks at Symplur. See their page on #AHIMACon12