Thursday, December 22, 2011

Did You Know?

Individual Professional members have access to CEC pre-approved quizzes! CMTs, take advantage of this member benefit by logging on to your membership account then going to the Member Center tab.

Matrix Now Available

The December issue of Matrix is now available. AHDI eligible members can log on here to view this issue as well as past issues.

We would also like to inform readers that the December issue of Matrix will be the last. We will be rolling several column favorites into more robust issues of Plexus magazine. Rest assured, AHDI eligible members will continue to receive a magazine with relevant industry and association-related content as part of your membership, along with other great member benefits. We hope you will enjoy our enhanced version of Plexus! Look for the first issue in January 2012.

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

‘Tis the Season to Learn from the Best!

Experienced MTs from all over the globe are showing their holiday cheer by volunteering to mentor students and postgraduates in AHDI's eMentoring Program. This is the perfect opportunity for Student, Associate Student and Postgraduate members to gain experience from a knowledgeable source and share in a realistic account of what the profession is all about. Sign up for an eMentor today!

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Bonus Member Benefit

Connect the Dots with Tara Courtland on apprenticeship by checking out her recent article in the September issue of Matrix. Connect here.

Monday, December 19, 2011

December Deal of the Month—End-of-the-Year Triple Sale for EVERYONE!

With the holidays upon us, we're feeling jolly and decided one deal just isn't enough! For the entire month of December enjoy three of our best deals ever! These products can be used for multiple purposes: self-evaluation, staff training, potential employee testing, classroom instruction, or exam preparation. Take advantage of these discounts today, as supplies may be limited. Remember to log in to the website to secure the eligible member price.

Mega MT Challenge Combo—40% Off

Rate: $36 eligible member rate / $42 list price
Combo price contains both CDs. Discounted rate is based on the bundle price for an even larger discount (individual CD list price is normally $45)! View product details.

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CMT Prep CD Bundle—40% Off

Rate: $54 eligible member rate / $60 list price
This bundle includes all three CDs, Volume I, Volume II, and Volume III. View product details.

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Exam Prep Flash Cards—Healthcare Record & Medicolegal Issues—40% Off

While Supplies Last—Order Soon!

Rate: $15 eligible member rate / $21 list price

AHDI Flash Cards are designed to provide the student, new graduate, and/or seasoned MT with quick, high-impact study tools for skill-building and exam preparation. View product details.

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Saturday, December 3, 2011

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Friday, December 2, 2011

What Do You Want to Learn About at ACE 2012?

The ACE 2012 Program Committee wants your input. Please take this one-question survey and let us know which topics you think should be featured at ACE 2012:

Take ACE 2012 Topic Survey

Thursday, December 1, 2011

NPA Connects Students, Recent Graduates, and New Documentation Professionals

If you’re currently in school, have recently graduated from a medical transcription/clinical documentation program, or are just beginning your career in the clinical documentation sector, consider joining AHDI’s New Professionals Alliance. This alliance focuses on providing essential resources, networking, and career-building tools for up-and-coming professionals and those new to the field. Discussions via this members-only Google Group provide helpful hints, encouragement, a place to bounce questions and ideas around, and access to online events to help build your career as a documentation professional. To join, go to AHDI’s website at, then to Get Connected, and click on Special Interest Alliances. Enter your email address in the box for “Subscribe to New Professionals Alliance.”

Social Media Specialists Wanted

Components, if you do not already have a social media specialist (SMS), now is the time to broaden your horizons and enhance your knowledge and use of social media/networking opportunities. The SMS provides support and training on the component level to both leaders and members. The SMS will be responsible for community engagement and will be the point of contact for questions relating to the component's social media channels, as well as all other sites/services utilized by the component for community outreach and engagement. SMS training is provided by members of AHDI's Outreach Workgroup for News & Networking (OWNN), meeting on a monthly basis. For more information, contact Kristin Wall , CMT, AHDI-F (