The 2018 LHIMA Convention will be held at the Doubletree by Hilton Lafayette, 1521 W Pinhook Rd, Lafayette, Louisiana, on March 21-23, 2018. The LHIMA Convention Committee is soliciting speaker abstracts for 1 or 2 hour educational sessions. Our theme for this meeting is “Listening, Learning, Leveraging.” To submit your application and to be considered for a speaking engagement you may follow the link below and must submit your information by October 15, 2017.

Specific topics for our program include:

Leadership/Change Management/Performance Improvement/Project Management

  • Management/HR/Productivity
  • Leadership Development Topics
  • Resiliency/Work Life Balance
  • Quality Improvement Initiatives
  • Project Management Applications in HIM


Information Governance

  • Informatics
  • Data Analytics
  • Business Intelligence
  • Technical Framework for Industry Advancement
  • Records Management and ROI in Electronic Environment


Privacy & Security/HIPAA

  • Cybersecurity
  • HITECH, HIPAA, and Omnibus Updates
  • Privacy & Security Concerns


Health Information Exchange and Portals

  • Patient Generated Health Data
  • Patient Matching
  • Consumer Engagement


CMS/OIG Updates/Joint Commission/ Regulatory-Compliance Round-Up

  • 21st Century Cures Act
  • Medicaid Expansion Waivers
  • Affordable Care Act Reform
  • Meaningful Use
  • P4P


Advanced Degrees and Skills for HIM

  • Use and Application of AHIMA Credentials
  • Education Programs to Advance Your Career
  • New AHIMA Career Mapping
  • HIM-Reimagined
  • ICD-10/CPT/Clinical Foundations for Coding/CDI
  • CDI and the Revenue Cycle
  • Injections and Infusions
  • Orthopedic Coding
  • Obstetric Coding
  • Cardiology Coding


Only speakers selected for our April program by our LHIMA Convention Committee will be contacted by email to confirm engagements.

Please follow the links below for additional information about our meeting and to complete the Speaker Bureau online. Email or paper submissions will not be accepted. You may email the LHIMA Central Office directly if you have submitted a relevant topic to the Speaker Bureau within the past 6 months at [email protected].


Speaker Bureau

Please click here to complete the online Speaker Bureau form.


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