Singapore Innovations Summit

Evolving and Emerging Workforce Roles in Health Information
A Workforce Development Workshop by AHIMA

In Partnership with:


Date:  8 October 2016
Time:  08:30 - 17:00h
Location: Suntec Singapore Exhibition & Convention Centre, Level 3, Room 300


Workshop Leader:

Deborah Green
EVP and Chief of Global Innovation
American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)

In many parts of the world, work is underway to improve the quality and safety of care for the individual, improve the health of populations, and reduce costs.  These efforts require use and optimization of advancing technologies and information systems. The need for a skilled and certified health information workforce to take on changing roles has been recognized as key to ensuring that reliable data and information are available and can be trusted for care, exchange, payment, and research.  This workshop has been designed for those working in all areas of medical records/health information management, informatics and health information technology, with a goal of providing preparation roadmaps to new and changing careers. 

  • Healthcare Transformation and Drivers of Evolving and Emerging Workforce Roles in Health Information Clinical Content and Documentation Improvement: Processes, Roles, Technology Solutions
  • Data Coding, Data Use, Data Analytics, Research Roles
  • Electronic Systems and Technology Roles: Systems Selections, Implementation Management and Support, Work Flow and Information Management Redesign, Systems Optimization, Training
  • Data and Information Governance Roles
Upon completion of the workshop, participants will understand: 
  • The reasons for healthcare system changes impacting their own regions,
  • Why and how healthcare system changes affect workforce roles and jobs in health information,
  • What current jobs and experiences can be used to position members of the workforce for new and changing jobs,
  • What new and changing workforce career opportunities are being seen in health information management, informatics and health information technology, and
  • The value of certification in getting and keeping jobs during a time of change.