Principles of Health Data Analytics and CHDA Exam Preview
April 10, 2018
8:30 AM – 3:30 PM CT
8:00 a.m. – Registration
8:30 a.m. – Session Begins
12:00 p.m. – Lunch (provided)
3:30 p.m. – Session Ends
6 CE hours
Due to the proliferation of data in today’s healthcare environment, HIM professionals are now getting involved in the decision-making processes related to what types of information and data are needed to resolve key business issues and assist in identifying the best ways to deliver high quality care. All of this wealth of information requires analysis for decision-making purposes, and HIM professionals have the critical thinking skills to effectively analyze health data and information of all types. Data analysts may be involved in improving work processes, communicate with leadership at all levels and design effective data analysis and reporting practices. One way to demonstrate your expertise in this field is to obtain the Certified Health Data Analyst (CHDA) credential. HIM professionals hold diverse roles within the data analysis role for their organizations and physician practices such as data analyst, data managers, informatics professionals, and re venue cycle analysts.
Lesley Kadlec, MA, RHIA, CHDA
Director, HIM Practice Excellence
Lesley Kadlec, MA, RHIA, CHDA, currently serves as director of HIM Practice Excellence at AHIMA. In her role, Ms. Kadlec provides professional expertise on EHRs, transcription, and multiple facets of HIM operations in prospective payment system (PPS) and critical access hospitals as well as large and small physician practices. Ms. Kadlec focuses on HIM standards, information governance, and industry best practice. She advocates on current and emerging issues that impact various facets of health information management.
Ms. Kadlec has more than 20 years of experience in HIM, working in various healthcare settings including physician practices and acute care hospitals. Prior to joining AHIMA, Ms. Kadlec worked as the Director of Health Information Management for the University of Minnesota Physicians in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Ms. Kadlec received her B.S. in Business Management from Cardinal Stritch University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and obtained a Master of Arts degree in Health Information Management from The College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, Minnesota. She also holds a graduate certificate in Informatics from College of St. Scholastica. She provides expertise to AHIMA members through written articles, HIM publications, toolkits, practice briefs and presentations.
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