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AHIMA's HI Pitch Podcast features insightful perspectives from experienced leaders in health information.

Listen to the podcast episodes below or stream through platforms such as Apple Podcasts, GooglePlay, Spotify, Overcast, Stitcher, TuneIn, iHeart Radio, Deezer, Pocket Casts, iTunes, and Radio Public. 

Featured Episodes

My Life My Story

My Life, My Story Project Changes the Landscape of Patient Care

Thor Ringler, writer-editor at William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital; Eric Yanke, MD, and Chief Informatics Officer at William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital; and Mara Feingold-Link, MD, from Brigham and Women’s Hospital, discuss the My Life, My Story project and the challenges that accompany broader EHR deployment.

JULY 26TH, 2021 | E81

The Impact of Information Blocking on Healthcare Operations

On this episode of HI Pitch, Shujah Das Gupta, associate vice president with Citius Tech, goes in depth about the new Information Blocking rule. He also covers the implications of being in compliance with regulations and the overall impact information blocking has on broad scale healthcare workflows and operations.

July 19TH, 2021 | E80


Telehealth Toolkit Re-Launches with Comprehensive Updates

Melanie Endicott, senior director of international education and training with AHIMA, discusses the updated telehealth toolkit and its launch earlier this month. She also addresses how the toolkit came to be and why it should be the go-to resource for healthcare organizations looking to improve their telehealth infrastructure.

JUNE 28TH, 2021 | E78


Telehealth Post-Pandemic 

Lauren Riplinger, vice president of policy and government affairs at AHIMA, and Andrea Lee Linna, partner at McGuireWoods, LLP, discuss the role of telehealth in a post-pandemic world as well as a newly proposed HIPAA privacy rule.

JUNE 21ST, 2021 | E77

AOE preview

AOE Preview: Jill Choi’s Virtual Pandemic PPE

Jill Choi, MBA, RHIA, CHPC, director of health information management at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, talks about creating an innovative, fully virtual professional practice experience for students during the pandemic. Choi will be a speaker at the Assembly on Education Symposium (AOE), taking place virtually July 26-28.

JUNE 14TH, 2021 | E76

US Capitol

Revisiting the AHIMA Virtual Advocacy Summit

On this episode of HI Pitch, Lauren Riplinger, vice president of policy and government affairs at AHIMA, and Susan Clark, chair of the AHIMA Advocacy and Policy Council, recap the AHIMA Virtual Advocacy Summit that took place in May.

JUNE 1ST, 2021 | E74

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Looking Ahead to AHIMA21

Cathy Vijeh, AHIMA’s meetings director, discusses the digital experience coming your way at AHIMA21, which includes timely topics, interactive Q&As, live polls, forums for further discussion and thought, and more.

MAY 24TH, 2021 | E73

AHIMA dHealth

Introducing AHIMA dHealth

Lauren Riplinger, JD, vice president of policy and government affairs at AHIMA, Debi Primeau, MA, RHIA, FAHIMA, founder and president of Primeau Consulting Group, and James Pinnick, AHIMA’s vice president of content and licensing, discuss the launch of AHIMA dHealth™, a solution where providers and other healthcare stakeholders can discover digital health products, including ones that have passed an AHIMA assessment showing they secure and protect patient data.

MAY 17TH, 2021 | E72


New Patient ID Now National Framework Positions Healthcare System for Improvement

Kate McFadyen, director of government affairs at AHIMA, discusses the new Patient ID Now framework and its broader implications for improving patient identification and healthcare on a national level.

MAY 10TH, 2021 | E71

Healthcare professionals

Gearing Up for AHIMA’s Grace & Triumph Awards

Laura Shue, MPA, CHDA, CPHIMS, chair of the Triumph Awards Committee, and Diana Flood, MS, RHIA, CMHP, chair of the Grace Awards Committee, discuss the upcoming Grace and Triumph awards, as well as important information regarding nomination applications.

MAY 3RD, 2021 | E70

family in telehealth appointment

SDOH: A Critical Component in Improved Healthcare 

Lauren Riplinger, AHIMA's vice president of advocacy, public policy, and government affairs, recently sat down Laura Gottlieb, MD, MPH, professor of community medicine at UC San Francisco, and Matt Pantell, MD, MS, assistant professor of pediatrics at UCSF, discuss the importance of SDOH.

APRIL 26TH, 2021 | E69

Global health

G20 Health & Development Partnership: Impacting Global Health

Lauren Riplinger, vice president of policy and government affairs at AHIMA, offers an in-depth look at the G20 Health & Development Partnership (G20HDP), an influential policy organization AHIMA recently joined. Lauren also provides historical background on the G20 itself and how it aims to improve healthcare around the world.

APRIL 19TH, 2021 | E68

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