2019 AHIMA Leadership Symposium
President Gayla Smith and President Elect Michele Flattery traveled to Chicago to attend AHIMA 2019 Leadership Symposium, a one-and-a-half-day event for AHIMA leaders at the national and CSA level. These leaders join toogether to discuss strategic direction and leadership in the evolving HIM profession and interactive training sessions for CSA leaders. Gayla and Michele were able to network with the best and the brightest in the industry where they discussed and learned some best practices. They plan to apply their newfound knowledge and skills to effectively lead IaHIMA. Their goal is to strengthen and learn new and proven successful management approaches to the HIM issues and practices, to gain practical insights for alternative operational processes, methods and solutions and to engage IaHIMA leaders in strategic direction, envisioning the future, and leadership in the evolving HIM profession hoping to benefit from HIM leadership expertise.