HIMs In Action - 2014 chima conference

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CHIMA 2014 Conference Panel Presentation
by Barbara McLean, CHIM,
Director, Central Operations & Services, CIHI
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Current Role
Director, Central Operations & Services Branch,
Information Technology & Services (ITS) Division, CIHI
• spans the areas of IT infrastructure, technology and
solutions, ITS operations and central client services
(budget ~ $14.5m; includes capital budget for entire
organization)
• 5 departments (74 staff) - includes both technical
(ranging from Database and Server Administrators,
Developers, Network/Desktop Technicians) and nontechnical Client Service roles.
• Co-located between Toronto and Ottawa (approximately
a 60/40 split)
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Career Path
Next Step
CIHI – Director, ITS COS 1.5 year
CIHI – Acting Director, ITS Applications
Development/Central Client Serv. – 2 years
CIHI – Manager, IT Operations – 12 years
(evolved from Production Systems & increased
+ Acting Manager,
responsibilities)
Classifications ~ 6 mo.
CIHI – Manager, Product Reengineering ~ 1.5
years
HMRI/CIHI – Manager, Client Services – 7
years
HRA
HRT/HRA
Fanshawe
College
CHRA - Membership Service Coordinator – 2 years
HMRI – Liaison (Client Services)
Representative – 6 years
Returned to HRA School – 9 months
Hamilton Health Sciences Centre - MRT/HRT
(McMaster site - 6 years & HGH - 3 years)
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Growth & Opportunities
• Open
• Opportunistic
• Look outside the box – evaluate your skills/experience
and how they translate to different job opportunities
• Build on your capabilities
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HIM Careers at CIHI
Areas
Roles
Classifications & Terminologies
Program Leads (5)
Acute & Ambulatory Care Information
Program Area
Program Consultants (3)
Methodologies & Specialized Care
(e.g., Case Mix)
Project Lead (1)
Privacy & General Counsel
Classification Specialists (17)
Integrated eReporting
Client Service Representatives (6)
Information Technology & Services
(ITS)
Senior Analysts (2)
Regional Offices
Manager (1), Director (1)
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Skills needed for HIM Careers at
CIHI
EHR &
Systems
Health Info
Concepts &
Application
Programming
in SAS (or
other
statistical
software)
AIM
Extensive
knowledge &
experience of
ICD-10-CA/CCI
Results
Oriented,
Analytical
Thinker
Adult
Education
&/Or
Specialized
Training
Concepts
Project
Management
Manipulating
and Analyzing
Large, Complex
Databases
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