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1 Significant and Sustained Contribution Applying for Fellowship and Candidacy American Health Information Management Association

2 Significant and Sustained Contribution Applying for Fellowship and Candidacy z Purpose y Assist Members in Self-Assessment Process yServe as Prelude to Fellowship Application zPresenters  Lynn Kuehn, RHIA, CCS-P, FAHIMA  Elizabeth Layman, PhD,RHIA,CCS,FAHIMA

3 Significant and Sustained Contribution Topics of Discussion zOverview of Fellowship Program z Overview of Review Process z Discussion of Opportunities for Development z Recognition of Fellows and Candidates

4 Significant and Sustained Contribution Topic 1: Fellowship Program zOverview y Purpose y Eligibility Requirements y Application

5 Significant and Sustained Contribution Overview-Purpose Fellowship Program zRecognize Significant and Sustained Contribution to Advancement of HIM Discipline yMeritorious Service yExcellence in Practice, Innovation, and Knowledge Sharing z Provide Incentive for Advancement in Profession z Bring Together Senior HIM Professionals As AHIMA Organizational Resource

6 Significant and Sustained Contribution Two Designations in Program zCandidacy for Fellowship yPreparatory Period yBeginning Evidence toward Significant Contributions to HIM Profession z Fellowship yEarned Recognition ySignificant and Sustained Contributions to HIM Profession

7 Significant and Sustained Contribution Overview-Eligibility Requirements-Fellowship zActive, Associate, Honorary, or Senior Member of AHIMA zMinimum 10 Years yFull-Time Professional Experience in HIM or Related Field yContinuous AHIMA Membership z Master’s Degree z Evidence of Professional Achievement and Growth ySustained and Substantial yInnovative and Creative Solutions z **AHIMA Board of Directors Cannot Make Application During Tenure on Board

8 Significant and Sustained Contribution Overview-Eligibility Requirements-Candidacy zActive, Associate, Honorary, or Senior Member of AHIMA zMinimum 5 Years yFull-Time Professional Experience in HIM or Related Field yContinuous AHIMA Membership z Master’s Degree z Beginning Evidence of Significant Contributions z **AHIMA Board of Directors Cannot Make Application During Tenure on Board

9 Significant and Sustained Contribution Overview-Application- Commonalities zFormats yWord yPDF zPortfolio yCompleted Application ySupporting Documentation yCurrent Personal Resume or Curriculum Vitae z Non-Refundable Fee y Fellowship - $250 y Candidacy for Fellowship - $150

10 Significant and Sustained Contribution Overview-Application- Differences zCandidacy for Fellowship: Application and Portfolio Present yEvidence of Professional Leadership yBeginning Evidence of Significant Contributions in HIM z Fellowship: Application and Portfolio Present Documented Evidence of Significant and Sustained Contributions to Advancement of HIM

11 Significant and Sustained Contribution Topic 2: Review Process zOverview y Committee Structure y Criteria y Examples of Successful Portfolios

12 Significant and Sustained Contribution Process zCommittee Structure yFellows yChair y5 Members zQuarterly Meetings yPrimary and Secondary Reviewer for Every Application yAll Members Score All Applications

13 Significant and Sustained Contribution Overview-Criteria- Categories of Achievement zMeritorious Service zExcellence in Professional Practice zExcellence in HIM Education zAdvancement of Profession through Innovation and

14 Significant and Sustained Contribution Categories of Achievement (cont.) zMeritorious Service yPublications yPresentations yProfessional Participation ySpecial Practice Achievements yAwards and Honors z Excellence in Professional Practice ySpecial Practice Achievements yExperience and Job Responsibilities yAwards and Honors yProfessional Development

15 Significant and Sustained Contribution Categories of Achievement (cont.) zExcellence in HIM Education yExperience and Job Responsibilities yAwards and Honors yPublications yPresentations yProfessional Development z HIM Advancement through Innovation & Knowledge Sharing ySpecial Practice Achievements yPublications yPresentations yAwards and Honors yExperience and Job Responsibilities yProfessional Participation

16 Significant and Sustained Contribution Criteria and Application zAnswer Questions with as Much Detail as Possible zAttach Supporting Documentation as Appendices zReference Appendices

17 Significant and Sustained Contribution Criteria and Application zI. AHIMA Membership Profile zII. Education zIII. Experience & Job Responsibility zIV. Special Practice Achievements z V.a.-d. Publications z V.e.-h. Presentations z VI. Professional Participation z VII. Professional Development z VIII. Awards & Honors

18 Significant and Sustained Contribution III. Experience & Job Responsibility zWork Experience & Job Responsibilities Since Earning HIM Credential zReverse Chronological z Principal, Consulting Firm z Senior Manager, Consulting Firm z Director, HIM Dept. z Associate Director, HIM Dept. z Data Coordinator z HIM Program Faculty

19 Significant and Sustained Contribution zInnovation or Knowledge Sharing zComplete Description zExplain How: yShared with HIM Professionals yAdvanced Profession zEx: Re-engineering or Practice Guidelines IV. Special Practice Achievements z Research on HIM & TQM - Shared Findings Via Articles & Presentations z Chaired Task Force on Data Quality Model z Member Task Force on E-Health Guidelines

20 Significant and Sustained Contribution zArticles yAHIMA Publications yHealth-Related Topic in Non-AHIMA Publications zBooks or Chapters in Health-Related Fields zProvide Copies yArticles: All yBooks & Chapters: Title, Publication Pages and Table of Contents V.a.-d. Publications z 5 Articles JAHIMA z >60 Articles in non- AHIMA z 3 Textbooks z 1 Chapter

21 Significant and Sustained Contribution V.e.-h. Presentations zAHIMA National or State Meeting yPresenter yModerator zNon-AHIMA Health Related zNot Part of Employment z Presentations y2 National y2 State z Moderator –1 State z Workshops – 4 National z Non-AHIMA – 2 National

22 Significant and Sustained Contribution VI. Professional Participation zA. AHIMA National zB. HIM State zC. Other Professional National z AHIMA National yPresident yBoard -2 yComm./Task Chair -4 yComm. Member -9 z HIM State yTreasurer yComm. Chair -3 yComm. Member –1 z Other yComm. Chair -1

23 Significant and Sustained Contribution VII. Professional Development zPast 5 Years zA. AHIMA Sponsored zB. Other Professional Association z AHIMA National –5 z State –3 z Other HIM National –4 z Other Professional -3

24 Significant and Sustained Contribution VIII. Awards & Honors zPhotocopy of Award Notice zA. AHIMA zB. HIM State zC. Other Professional Associations or Entities z AHIMA Awards yResearch yChampion z HIM State -1 z Other Awards yUniversity Teaching yFaculty Development

25 Significant and Sustained Contribution Criteria and Evaluation zScoring on Categories III. to VIII. zEvaluated for History of Significant and Sustained Contributions

26 Significant and Sustained Contribution Evaluation zEvidence in Context zScale 0 to 5 y0 = No Evidence y3 = Moderate Evidence y5 = Compelling Evidence zAggregate Scoring and Contribution

27 Significant and Sustained Contribution Outcome: Candidacy for Fellowship zCandidacy for Fellowship yOpportunity for Lifelong Learning yFeedback on Status and Development Plan y1 to 5 Years yOne Renewal to Maximum of 10 Years yApply for Fellowship at Any Time

28 Significant and Sustained Contribution Outcome: Fellowship zFellowship yRegistry of Fellows yLifelong Designation of Fellow of the American Health Information Management Association (FAHIMA) ySubject to xContinuing AHIMA Membership xCompliance with AHIMA Code of Ethics

29 Significant and Sustained Contribution Topic 3: Opportunities for Development z Discussion y Fellowship Mentoring CoP x Discussion Threads x FAQs x Resources y Mentor Matching x Candidate Choice x Similar Backgrounds

30 Significant and Sustained Contribution Fellows z2001  Bonnie Cassidy, MPA,RHIA,FAHIMA  Elizabeth Layman, PhD,RHIA,CCS,FAHIMA  Lynn Kuehn, RHIA, CCS- P, FAHIMA  Donna Slovensky, PhD,RHIA,FAHIMA  Mary Mike Pavoni, MS, RHIA, FAHIMA z 2002  Sheila Carlon, PhD,RHIA,FAHIMA  Rose Dunn, RHIA,CHP,FAHIMA  Darice Gryzbowski, MA,RHIA,FAHIMA  Anita Hazelwood, MLS, RHIA, FAHIMA  Carol Jennings, RHIA, FAHIMA

31 Significant and Sustained Contribution Fellows z2003  Claire Dixon-Lee, PhD, RHIA, FAHIMA  Valerie Watzlaf, PhD, RHIA, FAHIMA y Shirley Eichenwald, MBA, RHIA, FAHIMA y Kathy LaTour, MA, RHIA, FAHIMA

32 Significant and Sustained Contribution Candidates z2002 yAnne Mahalik, MPA, RHIA yBarbara Manger, MPA, RHIA,CCS yMichelle O’Connor, MPA, RHIA z 2003 yDorine Bennett, MBA, RHIA yDelena Bidwell, MA, RHIA, CCP, CPUR yMariela Twiggs, MS, RHIA yCharlene Dunbar, MBA, RHIA

33 Significant and Sustained Contribution Consider….. zYour Development and Your Contributions yCandidacy for Fellowship? yFellowship

34 Significant and Sustained Contribution Thank you zAdvancing the HIM Body of Knowledge and Practice through Significant and Sustained Contributions to the HIM Profession


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