Should HIM professionals care about IG, even at the individual level? The answer is a resounding “absolutely.” The Information Governance Principles for Healthcare put HIM—and you—in the spotlight.
Starting January 1, 2015, the three CE Quizzes offered in the Journal of AHIMA will transition to a paperless, online-only system. Paper quizzes published in the magazine will no longer be accepted or processed through the mail.
As part of the ongoing shuffling of leadership at the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT, the agency has announced that Jon White, MD, ONC’s acting chief medical officer, has been named acting deputy national coordinator.
Tune in to this monthly online coding column from Melanie Endicott to learn about challenging areas and documentation opportunities for ICD-10-CM/PCS.
While ICD-10 advocates welcome news that a spending plan bill filed in the House of Representatives Tuesday night does not include an ICD-10 delay, the Coalition for ICD-10 encourages continued advocacy efforts.
A leading healthcare informatics trade group wants Congress to amend HIPAA to allow researchers to gather data from patient records without permission from the patient.
CDI programs have a far-reaching impact on today’s data-centric healthcare system, and the implementation of ICD-10-CM/PCS will lead to an increased need for CDI expertise.
The emergence of Ebola in the US brought unexpected challenges in privacy and information governance.