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.

December 16, 2019: TJC Preparation Webinar: Looking Back to Look Forward with the consulting team from Courtemanche & Associates 

Mark your calendars for this lunch and learn webinar highlighting key findings from 2019 TJC surveys and a forecast of how these results, along with key health care issues will drive the 2020 survey process. The call will be held from 1 PM until 2 PM. Registration opens December 1. Participation is limited. 

December 17, 2019: Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI): Steal the Payer Playbook and Beat Them at Their Own Game with Glenn Krauss, Founder Core-CDI and Ernie de los Santos, Founder Appeals Academy

Proper documentation is critical when it comes to supporting medical necessity and providing quality patient care. Clinical records provide for consistency across facilities, providers and payers. At this session, the team from Core-CDI will help you design the structural foundations and operational processes necessary to insure the sustainability of initial creation and roll-out efforts in CDI. They will teach you to recognize the 'game' payers are playing and strategies to frustrate the way they play.  

February 19, 2020 (NEW DATE!!): What You Thought You Knew About HIPAA, But Didn’t with Roy Wyman, Partner, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, LLP

Join us for an update on the latest amendments to this privacy rule and strategies to update your policies and procedures to make sure you meet the risk assessment requirement. 

"I find the Southern Atlantic Healthcare Alliance to be a valuable resource and partner. Having access to a Listserv is extremely beneficial in building relationships with other hospital members and sharing/obtaining information when needed. Education provided is relevant and applicable and the Team Meetings afford an opportunity to collaborate, network, and strengthen relationships among team members. Members have input into education provided and content of team meetings, which ensures that needs/priorities are being addressed. I have been affiliated with SAHA for a number of years and have always found the staff to be accommodating, resourceful, and customer oriented." - Debbie Sanders, Director of Education, Halifax Regional

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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