ONC’s Micky Tripathi to Speak at AHIMA21
Tripathi and AHIMA CEO Wylecia Wiggs Harris to discuss health IT priorities
CHICAGO – September 14, 2021 – The American Health Information Management Association announced today that Micky Tripathi, PhD, MPP, the national coordinator for health information technology, will join AHIMA CEO Wylecia Wiggs Harris, PhD, CAE, for a discussion at AHIMA21. Tripathi and Harris will talk about the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology’s priorities with Tripathi at the helm, as well as the COVID-19 pandemic and the Biden Administration’s goals for health IT. Their session will take place on Wednesday, September 22, from 2-2:30 p.m. CT.
Tripathi and Harris will be joined by other high-profile speakers at AHIMA21, including:
Editor’s note: Reporters interested in covering the meeting as a credentialed journalist should email Mike Bittner, AHIMA’s media and communications manager.
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. www.AHIMA.org.
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