Executive Summary: Anna Desai
Anna Desai, MHA, CAE, the manager of profession governance at the American Health Information Management Association in Chicago, is careful not to believe her own hype.
The best advice I ever got
Never believe in your own press clippings, and never forget where you came from.
My three goals for 2015
- Make time for meditation.
- Join my husband in a 5K.
- Live more optimally and optimistically.
My media mix
Magazines: Associations Now (of course!), Forum, Healthcare Executive, Modern Healthcare, Fast Company, Inc., InStyle, Parents
TV: Modern Family, Empire, Shark Tank, 60 Minutes
Books: I’m currently reading A Philosopher’s Notes by Brian Johnson. I’m a spirit junkie!
Who I’m following on Twitter
What I do when I’m not at work
Chase my energetic two-year-old around. Cook, constantly clean, and enjoy any free moment I have for a date night with my husband. Chicago is such a great food city!
My favorite blogs
Health Affairs for my work, Cricket’s Circle for parenting tips and humor
On my desk right now
2014–2017 AHIMA strategic plan, copies of PowerPoint slides to review, stack of healthcare articles to read, pictures of my family