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HIM Program Manager Named National Proposal Reviewer

by Matt Berry on December 9, 2020

Jade Cover, program manager for Hocking College's Health Information Management program, has been selected as a national proposal reviewer for Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society's 2021 National Health Conference. Cover will review proposals related to data and analytics.

SelfieAs part of the process, Cover will read through several large proposals and score them. Reviewers must be unbiased in reviewing, scoring and recommending proposals. No more than five reviewers are selected from the same organization so to be chosen is a great accomplishment.

Among the benefits of being a reviewer:

  • Points toward HIMSS Senior/Fellow advancement
  • CPHIMS/CAHIMS certification
  • The chance to mentor speakers through the presentation preparation process

Data and analytics are essential tools for healthcare stakeholders across the continuum of care. It can provide insight and intelligence for health systems pursuing clinical transformation while dramatically improving clinical performance aligned with the quadruple aim.

What is the HIMSS's 2021 National Health Conference?

Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) is a global advisor and thought leader supporting the transformation of the health ecosystem through information and technology. The HIMSS Global Health Conference and Exhibition is the health information and technology event of the year, where professionals throughout the global health system connect for the education, innovation and collaboration they need to reimagine health and wellness for everyone, everywhere.

The conference will take place in Las Vegas from Aug. 9-13, 2021.

About the HIM Program

Hocking College offers a degree program in Associate of Applied Science in Health Information Management. The HIM program provides the hands-on training needed to become a Health Information Technician in only two years.

The course can be completed 100% online.

Students in the HIM program will learn numerous skills such as:

  • eBook_HIMHow to use classification software
  • How to protect the confidentiality of each patient
  • How to electronically record data
  • How to use patient information to predict future vaccination dates
  • How to organize digital data
  • How to retrieve data
  • How to review medical records for timeliness and accuracy
  • How to assign clinical codes for insurance reimbursement

Students enrolled in the program will have the advantage of professional partnerships with Fairfield Medical Center, Holzer Health Systems and Camden Clark Medical Center. The program also prepares students to take the Commission on Accreditation for Certified Associate in Health Information Systems (CAHIM) certification exam.

For more information on this program, contact Health Information Management program manager Jade Cover by email at coverj@hocking.edu or by phone at 740-753-6417.

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