Association For Healthcare Documentation Integrity

Association For Healthcare Documentation Integrity
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Founded in 1978, the Association for Healthcare Documentation Integrity (AHDI) is a not-for-profit association representing the individuals and organizations in healthcare documentation. AHDI’s purpose is to protect the integrity of patients’ health information through continuous workforce development and the support of practitioners and industry partners. Learn more about AHDI and our credentials for healthcare documentation specialists by visiting our website, www.ahdionline.org.

The Oak Horizon’s online specialty modules cover anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, laboratory, word building, terminology, procedures, special tests, and diseases as they pertain to the particular specialty. Participants transcribe physician dictations including chart notes, histories and physical exams, discharge summaries, initial office...

In August 2017, the Credentialing Commission for Healthcare Documentation (CCHD) voted to change the retake policy for both the RHDS and CHDS exams from a six-month wait time to a four-month wait time. Candidates who do not pass their RHDS or CHDS exam may now retake the exam in four months (instead of six). All past, current, and future candidates...

On behalf of the National Leadership Board, I wish to share some important news. We have accepted Linda Brady’s resignation as AHDI’s Chief Executive Officer. Linda’s last day with AHDI will be October 29, 2017.
In a special session on September 7, our National Leadership Board (NLB) named Sheila Guston, CHDS, AHDI-F, as AHDI’s Interim CEO on a...

AHDI Leadership Changes 3 hours ago Dear AHDI Members, On behalf of the National Leadership Board, I wish to share some important news. We have accepted Linda Brady’s resignation as AHDI’s Chief Executive Officer. Linda’s last day with AHDI will be October 29, 2017. In a special session on September 7, our National Leadership Board (NLB) named...

The RHDS Study Course assists in preparing and studying for the AHDI credentialing exams. This 12-week study course is delivered on the AHDI Moodle platform. You will have reading assignments each week along with a PowerPoint presentation and recording. There are quizzes each week to help assess your progress throughout the course. AHDI Members:...

Open Letter: Ethical Compensation Practices 4 hours ago Association for Healthcare Documentation Integrity (AHDI) Statement on Ethical Compensation Practices in Healthcare Documentation An Open Letter to the Healthcare Documentation Community The recent news story, “Remote Workers Vulnerable In Disputes With Company, Say Employees,” by Paul Flahive...

Presenter: Tracy Day Date: August 23, 2017, from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Eastern CEC: 1 Professional Development (PD) Are you having difficulty finding employment? Are you currently employed but interested in changing companies or moving up the ladder? Are you new to the healthcare documentation profession and not sure where to start? This presentation...

Upcoming Events in August and September 6 hours ago Aug. 23 Attributes of a Quality Healthcare Documentation Specialist (live webinar) Aug. 25 AHDI Annual Business Meeting & Association Update (live webinar) Aug. 28 Communication Skills Make a Big Difference (live webinar) Sept. 1 Specialty Module Online Courses (OAK Horizons) Sept. 1 Acute Care...

Updated QA Best Practices and Documentation Creation Best Practices 3 hours ago Posted by: Kristin Wall On July 12, 2017, an updated version of the Healthcare Documentation Quality Assessment and Management Best Practices toolkit was released. This latest version combines information and resources from the Clinician-Created Documentation:...

Flexible, on-demand session recordings make it easy to stay current on the latest trends and innovations in healthcare documentation. AHDI offers free continuing education sessions for our Individual Professional members. View the free recordings from the Online Learning Library. To earn these free CECs, remember to write a 300-word summary to keep...