Next week, Plaza College will join schools and organizations around the country in celebrating the work of health information professionals during HIP week. Plaza’s celebration will take place on Wednesday, March 29, at 6:30 p.m. in the Commons.
All HIT/PIM students are invited to the celebration, which will feature speakers including Director Erman, Dean Dolla, guest speaker Lisa Marie Todd, and alumna Jackie Sanchez. There will also be games, prizes, and pizza.
According to the American Health Information Management Association website, AHIMA will honor health information professionals March 26 through April 1, 2017, with the theme “Leading the way to quality data.” AHIMA CEO Lynne Thomas Gordon said, “Our goal is to raise awareness that health information management professionals are the best equipped to understand health data and turn information into knowledge that powers better decision making.”