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

Innovations in Understanding the Patient Experience Through Analytics

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
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