Meet This Year’s AHIMA’s Distinguished Educator Award-Winner
Lynette Williamson, Ed.D., RHIA, CCS, CPC, FAHIMA, will be introduced as the recipient of the 2021 Making Dreams Come True Distinguished Educator Award during the 2021 Assembly on Education Symposium (AOE21). Williamson, an assistant professor and health information management (HIM) program director for the University of Hawai'i-West O'ahu (UHWO), is being recognized for advancing HIM education excellence.
Forward-Thinking Models for PPE: Lessons Learned from the Pandemic
The future of the professional practice experience (PPE) component of the HIIM curriculum will serve as a bellwether for the long-term adoption of the pandemic-related changes that our industry implemented because this experience is the most direct connection between the pedagogical delivery of knowledge and real-world application.
Using Workflow Tools to Engage Students in the Trifecta of Compliance
The healthcare industry is incredibly complex and constantly evolving. Efficiently maintaining compliance is challenging. Workflow solutions allow educators the opportunity to demonstrate the complexity of the healthcare industry and incorporate day-to-day scenarios into the curriculum to assist in the learning process.
The Future of Learning is Adaptive
The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated the adoption of digital education materials and tools to an unprecedented degree. With classrooms suddenly empty last year and educators adapting to remote instruction, the need for effective digital materials and tools went from option to necessity. Students and educators alike sought solutions that were not only convenient but enhanced learning.