ABNT chapter education day 2023

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ABNT chapter education day 2023

May 26, 2023 @ 8:30 am 4:00 pm MDT


Join us for an in-person ABNT chapter education day on Friday, May 26, 2023. It’s taking place at Four Points by Sheraton Hotel & Suites Calgary West, Alberta from 8:30 am – 4:00 pm MT.

Sponsored by Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI), and H.I.M ON CALL,

You can look forward to:

  • Meeting health information professionals, CHIMA volunteers, team members, and board members
  • Participating in networking activities and education sessions on topics that matter to CHIMA’s ABNT chapter
  • Enjoying breakfast and lunch included in your ticket cost

CHIMA professional members can earn 6 CPE credits with the Canadian College of Health Information Management for attending.

Deadline to purchase tickets: May 26, 2023 at 8:29 a.m. MT


$149 – $298 $298 public | $149 CHIMA members *Plus applicable taxes


An ABNT chapter volunteer working group is currently filling the agenda with education sessions and networking activities that matter to our members. Details will follow in the coming weeks.

Time (MT)Type
8:30 am – 9:15 amRegistration and breakfast
9:15 am – 9:30 amOpening remarks and welcome
9:30 am – 10:15 amLeveraging Digital Health to Make Inroads in Care

Antonio Bruni, PhD, MBA
Director, Health System Transformation
10:15 am – 10:30 amBreak
10:30 am – 11:30 amDemonstrating the Value of High Quality DAD and NACRS Data

Health Information Managers generate a vast mount of abstracted information from clinical documentation that is submitted to CIHI. This data is critical to CIHI and to all of the provincial and territorial health systems. This presentation will provide an overview of the various uses and application of DAD and NACRS data and illustrate why high quality DAD and NACRS data is of such high value.

Alicia Boxill
Classification Specialist, Classifications and Terminologies
Canadian Institute of Health Information

Grant Hollett, BA, MSc
Client Affairs Manager – AB, NWT
Canadian Institute of Health Information
11:30 am – 12:15 pmGetting to Know the Alberta OIPC

Get to know what we do and how we do it!

Christine Wagoner                                                                                                                 
Senior Information Privacy Manager, Compliance and Special Investigations
Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Alberta   
Jodi Townsend, LL.B (Hons), CIPP/C/US
Senior Information and Privacy Manager
Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Alberta
12: 15 pm – 1:00 pmLunch
1:00 pm – 1:45 pmContinuing Educational Pathways: Discussion Panel

With insight from experienced HIM leaders in the field, attendees can look forward to learning about the various educational pathways that can be explored in addition to their CHIM designation. Attendees will learn what inspired these panellists to pursue additional education and how these degrees/certifications have allowed for career growth and new opportunities. We will also explore what educational focus will be most applicable to the future of HIM.

Stephanie Clack, MHS, BEd, CHIM
Instructor, Health Information Management
School of Health and Public Safety


Lori Rutherford, CHIM, MBA

Christie Generous, CHIM, BMgnt

Sukhi Lally, CHIM, CAISS
1:45 pm – 2:00 pmbreak
2:00 pm – 2:45 pmData Analytics @ AHS: Present & Future

Share how data created by HIM professionals is used in AHS and share tableau visualizations. Share the strategic data and analytics vision and how that impacts the HIM profession and future.

Stafford Dean
Chief Data & Analytics Officer
2:45 pm – 3:30 pmAI Transforming Healthcare Delivery: The Impact on Health Information Management

This session will delve into the role of AI in revolutionizing healthcare delivery and its impact on the field of health information management.

Amanda Bowdridge, CHIM, CIAPP-C
3:30 pm – 4:00 pmClosing remarks


Four Points by Sheraton Hotel & Suites Calgary West

This venue is located at:

8220 Bowridge Crescent NW,
Calgary, Alberta
T3B 2V1

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