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AHIMA Partners with Area9 Lyceum to Offer Adaptive Learning Features in Educational Offerings

CHICAGO – July 29, 2019 – As technology advances, so does the need to evaluate how we approach and deliver education. The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) is partnering with adaptive learning systems leader Area9 Lyceum to add an adaptive learning component to health information management (HIM) academic programs.

This new technology is being added as an online component to AHIMA’s most popular textbook Health Information Management Technology: An Applied Approach, Sixth Edition and was announced during AHIMA’s 2019 Assembly on Education Symposium/Faculty Development Institute (AOE/FDI). AOE/FDI is the premier conference for health information and informatics educators and the primary forum for leadership in HIM education.

“We are thrilled to add this advanced tool to our flagship textbook which will provide personalized learning experiences to HIM students,” said AHIMA CEO Wylecia Wiggs Harris, PhD, CAE. “As a leader in HIM, we take pride in delivering the best education possible to students entering the field who will play a crucial role in furthering the profession.”

The adaptive learning model uses artificial intelligence backed technology to provide a customized experience to each learner. It presents progressive content and allows students to receive follow-up in areas in which they need additional guidance. This approach is based on each learner’s individual needs to fill skill gaps and build greater competency, quickly, and effectively in key areas.

“We are very pleased to partner with AHIMA in offering personalized adaptive learning features in its flagship textbook. Adaptive learning meets learners where they are—helping them gain the knowledge and skills they need to practice with greater competence and confidence in their abilities,” said Ulrik Juul Christensen, M.D., Area9 Lyceum CEO.

The online adaptive learning online component will be available for purchase in March 2020. More information will be available soon on AHIMA’s website.

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About AHIMA
AHIMA is a global nonprofit association of health information (HI) professionals. AHIMA represents professionals who work with health data for more than one billion patient visits each year. AHIMA’s mission of empowering people to impact health drives our members and credentialed HI professionals to ensure that health information is accurate, complete, and available to patients and providers. Our leaders work at the intersection of healthcare, technology, and business, and are found in data integrity and information privacy job functions worldwide.

About Area9 Lyceum

Area9 Lyceum builds 21st century skills and competencies through the world’s first fourdimensional learning platform, Area9 Rhapsode™. Based on more than 20 years of research into human factors and cognition, our AI-based platform delivers truly personalized learning at scale - cutting training time in half, guaranteeing proficiency and making lasting impacts on careers and business outcomes.

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