Education & Events

SAHA is dedicated to strengthening our member hospitals through educational opportunities that save time and money while providing important information crucial to our members' commitment to excellence. In partnership with Wake Area Health Education Centers, all live educational programs offered by SAHA College grant continuing education units (CEUs) or continuing medical education (CME) credits.

View Current In-Person Educational Programs and Events

August 14, 2019: Medicaid Transformation with Dave Richard, Deputy Secretary for Medicaid at the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services 

In 2018, the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) approved North Carolina’s Waiver application to 'transform' NC Medicaid from a fee-for-service program to a managed care model. Join us for a presentation and conversation with the Deputy Secretary for Medicaid, Mr. Dave Richard, and learn more about what these changes mean to you as a health care provider or administrator. 

September 11, 2019: Difficult Conversations with Drake Maynard of Maynard HR Consulting

Do you get overwhelmed when you feel like you need to have one of those ‘difficult conversations’? Health care is serious business and everyone needs to have meaningful, if sometimes uncomfortable, conversations sometimes. Drake Maynard will return to SAHA College to share strategies and skills to give you the confidence and expertise to engage in the difficult conversations to improve morale, communication and performance for your whole team. Bring your co-workers and learn together!

September 25, 2019: Sepsis Care Best Practices with Jennifer Elliott, MSN and Aranzazu Conklin of WakeMed Health & Hospitals

September is Sepsis Awareness month! Join us for this, the second in a series of SAHA College sessions on sepsis care. Attendees will learn more about how WakeMed is managing this dangerous and costly issue. Members are also invited to bring their own challenges and successes to share in a round table discussion.

"We have access to a variety of subjects and the latest information in an inexpensive, informal format. The money we save allows us to purchase extra useful items. My staff and I thank you all for providing this excellent educational medium." - Phyllis Dreading, Director of Health Information Management, Wayne Memorial Hospital.

Convenient Web-Based Education

SAHA has made additional programs available online and free of charge to SAHA members. These include:

  • Online Rehabilitation and Home Health Coding Education, in partnership with the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).
  • Web-based Health Care Compliance and Management Training, in partnership with HC Pro.
  • Web-based Audit Management training through RAC Monitor
  • On-demand Webinars from MedLearn Publishing
  • Web-based AthenaForum
  • Web-based ACH training
  • Gawenda Webinars
  • Joint Commission Resources

Resource Page 

  • Digging Deeper: Hidden I-10 Coding Issues
  • 2015 Clinical Redesign Toward Population Health 

If there are additional webinars or resources you would like to purchase, please email



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