Mid-Michigan Chapter AHDI
(The Association for Healthcare Documentation Integrity)
Welcome to our website!

Thanks to all who attended our 16th annual Spring Fling on March 22, 2014 at the Bavarian Inn Lodge & Conference Center
in Frankenmuth, Michigan!

Visit our Event Photos page!

A Special Thank You to Our Speakers! 

Ram Surendran, MD 

 Gary David, PhD

Jill Young, CPC, CEDC, CIMC 

Dr. Stewart Swan 




Connie O'Brien

Miche Bag/Tomboy Tools


Thank You, Vendors!

Mid-Michigan Chapter AHDI
Michigan Health Information Management Association

Great Lakes Region AHDI
Katamar LLC

Thank you to our symposium contributors!

Rochester Family Practice
Dolbey & Company
Executive Communications Systems

Mark your calendars for March 7, 2015
17th Annual Spring Fling
Bavarian Inn Lodge & Conference Center in Frankenmuth, Michigan
5 CECs to be submitted for approval
7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


We won the 2013 AHDI Membership Impact Award!

This award recognizes an AHDI component organization that has engaged in unique initiatives and activities deemed to have had a measurable impact on component growth, retention, and/or professional development of its members.  Such activities might include creative or innovative leadership in membership engagement and participation, program and event planning that creates dynamic member experiences, or any other activities that translated into measurable growth for the component over the 2-year period prior to nomination.


Survey Finds Electronic Health Records Key to Transcriptionists’ New Career Paths

New speech and language processing technologies have dramatically changed the traditional work of medical transcriptionists, the health information professionals who prepare the records of patients’ health stories from clinicians’ dictations.

“The skills of a transcriptionist—to listen and be detailed- and research-oriented, with a familiarity of medical terminology and disease process—are still in critical need in HIM departments during this time of healthcare transformation,” said AHIMA CEO Lynne Thomas Gordon, MBA, RHIA, CAE, FACHE, FAHIMA. “The transcriptionists that can demonstrate agility by moving into a new position can carve out a valuable niche for themselves.


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Vision & Mission Statement

AHDI Vision: Champion excellence in healthcare documentation and advance patient safety through precise capture of the patient’s health story.

AHDI Mission: Protect the integrity of patients’ health information through continuous workforce development and the support of practitioners and industry partners.

AHDI Goals:

  1. Workforce Development - AHDI supports students, practitioners, and educators in their current and future roles by leading the workforce in education, professional development, and best practices in healthcare documentation.

  2. Credentialing - AHDI endorses a fully credentialed healthcare documentation workforce, provides the tools to facilitate the transition, and expands the recognized value of a credentialed workforce.

  3. Community - AHDI unites healthcare documentation professionals and industry partners as members of a collaborative professional community to achieve our mission.

  4. Advocacy & Alliance Building - AHDI advocates for standards in education and practice in healthcare documentation to ensure the highest level of accuracy, privacy, and security in order to protect public health, increase patient safety, and improve quality of care for healthcare consumers.

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