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ONC Holds Contest to Create a Digital Model Privacy Notice Generator

ONC has launched a contest to build a simple, online Model Privacy Notice generator that mHealth and other digital health technology developers can use in their products.

Why Unstructured Data is Still Important to Healthcare Providers

Keep up with the latest on information governance as this key strategy emerges for addressing a myriad of information management challenges in healthcare.

Ambulatory Surgery Centers Facing Increased Coding Compliance Scrutiny

Scrutiny of coding compliance in ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) from both Medicare and private payers has been on the rise in recent years.

Video: Moving the HIM Profession into the Future

AHIMA’s strategic plan readies HIM professionals for a constantly evolving future. Learn more in this video.

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Top Takeaways from the 2016 AHIMA Convention

Did you miss convention, or are you still feeling like it was all a bit of a blur? Revisit the top takeaways from this year’s event as some of AHIMA’s subject matter experts weigh in.

2016 Convention: Population-based, Data-driven Patient Care is an Art and Science

Paula H. Infeld, MSN, RN, CPHIMS, vice president, managing director of health IT with Sage Growth Partners, provided an overview of the key milestones needed to operationalize population health management during her convention presentation on Monday.

2016 Convention: New Coding, HIM Apprenticeships Offer Opportunity to Enter the Industry

The AHIMA Foundation is responding to the growing industry shortage of experienced coding and HIM professionals by unveiling an apprenticeship standard and initiative along with succinct guidelines certified by the US Department of Labor.

January 2017

AHIMA World Congress Empowering Members Around the Globe

November-December 2016

AHIMA and other key stakeholders continue to drive national and global progress to achieve information systems interoperability in healthcare

October 2016

How to Break Into Analytics and Informatics

Coding for a Urological Procedure

This patient, a 47-year-old male with adenoma of the prostate, is being treated in the outpatient surgery suite.

CPT Guidelines on Procedure Coding

Monday Coding Quiz (multiple choice question): Per CPT guidelines, a separate procedure [more…]

Using Category II Codes

Monday Coding Quiz: Category II codes cover all but one of the following topics. Which is not addressed by Category II codes?

Three HIM Stories to Watch for in 2017

While the healthcare industry plays “wait and see” as uncertainty looms with regard to the regulatory landscape ahead, the events of this past year offer a few hints as to what we might expect in 2017.

Managing Health Information in International Waters

When people ask Davi Trotti, MA, RHIA, what it was like to live onboard the hospital ship Africa Mercy, she tells them “During the week I live in Europe and on the weekends I live in Africa.”

Revenue Cycle Management in Home Healthcare: Maintaining Coding and Documentation Excellence [Sponsored]

Home healthcare is a burgeoning and besieged industry. Its growth is strongly connected to our aging population and increased competition; its challenges come from a variety of sectors.