Exclusive: Improving Patient Engagement for the LGBT

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
10-10:30 a.m. ET; 7-7:30 a.m. PT
Program 273
Lesley Kadlec, MA, RHIA, CHDA
AHIMA Practice Excellence Director of Health Information Management (HIM)
Betty Bibbins, MD, BSN, CHC, C-CDI, CPEHR, CPHIT, CPHIMS; Sandy Brewton, RHIT, CCS, CHCA, CPC, AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer; Laurie Johnson, MS, RHIA, CPC-H, FAHIMA, AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer; and Ronald J. Rejzer, MD, CHCQM-PHYADV

Now more than ever, it’s important that healthcare and health information management (HIM) professionals work to create a healthcare environment that is non-judgmental and welcoming to patients of all backgrounds. Providers everywhere are seeking ways to ensure that all patients have appropriate resources and documentation.

During the next edition of Talk Ten Tuesdays, Lesley Kadlec will discuss the American Health Information Management Association’s (AHIMA’s) newest practice brief, “Improved Patient Engagement for LGBT Populations,” which provides guidelines and a range of suggestions for enhanced HIM practices for the LGBT community, as well as individuals on a spectrum of sexual orientations and gender identities.

Other segments set to be featured on the broadcast:

• News Desk: Laurie Johnson, who anchors the Talk Ten Tuesdays news desk, will check in with the latest ICD-10 headline news. Laurie is the director of HIM consulting services for Panacea Healthcare Solutions, a Career Step company.

• CDI Report: Betty Bibbins, MD, founder and CEO of DocuComp LLC, will report on documenting patient encounters of the LGBT population.

• DocTalk: Ronald J. Rejzer, MD, senior vice president and chief physician advisor at Parkland Health and Hospital System in Dallas, will report on how to manage length of stay (LOS).

• Coding Report: Sandy Brewton, senior healthcare consultant for Panacea Healthcare Solutions, a Career Step company, will report on coding LGBT patient encounters.

All this and more will be coming your way this coming Tuesday, March 28 at 10 a.m. ET.

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