DFW HIMA Fall 2021 Workshop

November 12, 2021
7:45 AM – 5:00 PM CST

Hurst Conference Center
1601 Campus Drive
Hurst, Texas 76054


7:45am – 8:15am

Registration, Check-in and Breakfast

8:15am – 9:15am

Hacking Patient Experience Surveys to Attract New Patients, Retain Established Patients, and Improve Performance

Salman Moti, DHA, MBA, MPH, MHM – Director of Health Systems Quality Operations, Analytics, UT Southwestern

1.0 CEU – Domain III.  Informatics, Analytics, and Data Use

9:15am – 10:15am

Use of CEDR Big Data for Elucidating COVID-19’s Impact on Emergency Care

Pawan Goyal, MD, MHA, PMP, CBA, CPHIMS, CHIP, FAMIA, FHIMSS, FAHIMA, Fellow NLM – Senior Vice President, Quality, American College of Emergency Physicians 

1.0 CEU – Domain III.  Informatics, Analytics, and Data Use

10:15am – 10:45am

Break and Networking

10:45am – 11:45am

Reducing Healthcare Disparities Communicating with Qualified Interpreters

Jesusa Amezquita, MPA, RHIA – Director of Language Services, JPS Health Network

1.0 CEU – Domain VII.  Clinical Foundations

11:45am – 12:45pm


12:45pm – 1:45pm

The Two Midnight Rule: Clarifying Inpatient Admissions

Arlene Baril, MHA, RHIA, CHC – Director of Facility Services, Pinnacle Enterprise Risk Consulting Services

1.0 CEU – Revenue Cycle Management

1:45pm – 2:45pm

Cybersecurity Awareness

Anita Karim, MSHIM – IS Security Manager, Children’s Health

1.0 CEU – Domain II.  Information Protection: Access, Disclosure, Archival, Privacy and Security

2:45pm – 3:00pm


3:00pm – 4:00pm

CDI Clinical Validation – Preventing Lost Revenue

Geoff New, MBA, RHIA, CHFP, CRCR, FHFMA, FAHIMA – Vice President, Provider Solutions – Revenue Cycle, CIOX Health

1.0 CEU – Domain I. Data Structure, Content, and Information Governance

4:00pm – 5:00pm

21st Century Employee Motivation: Taking the Carrot Off the Stick

Joy Ridlehuber, RN, MSN, CPC, CRC – Senior Director, CDI and Coding Signify Health

1.0 CEU – Domain VI. Organizational Management and Leadership


Early Registration

Early registration rate is available through October 27, 2021.

  • Members: $85
  • Student Members: $40
  • Non Members: $135
  • Group Members (3 or more): $70

Regular Registration

  • Members: $105
  • Student Members: $60
  • Non-Members $135
  • Group Members (3 or more): $95

Onsite Registration

  • Members: $105
  • Students: $65
  • Non-Members: $140


Hurst Conference Center
1601 Campus Drive
Hurst, Texas 76054
Directions & Parking


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Online registration will be open through 11:59 PM CT November 9, 2021. Onsite registration will be available.

When you register online, you will have the option to pay by mail with a check or pay online with a credit card (AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, or Visa). You will receive two emails once you join – 1) a confirmation email and 2) a registration statement email which serves as your receipt (if you paid by credit card) or invoice (if you plan to pay by check).

If you are paying by check, make your check payable to KnowledgeConnex, include your invoice # that is on your registration statement email, and mail your check to KnowledgeConnex. The mailing address will be on the registration statement email.