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Keeping Coding Skills Sharp and Spirits High During the ICD-10 Delay

In this web series, HIM professionals working in emerging roles give advice on tackling difficult HIM problems.

Retention and Disposition Policies Could Soon Become Irrelevant

With data storage technology possibilities continuously evolving—and the associated costs shrinking—it’s possible that retention and disposition policies could become more costly than simply hoarding the data forever.

If the Empire in Star Wars Had Big Data . . .

…the Empire would have won. Unfortunately for the Empire, its understanding of data was poor.
By Daniel J. Solove

Simulated IG Steering Committee Shines Light on Real IG Challenges

No matter how hard you try, it is impossible to launch a comprehensive information governance (IG) program without first forming a steering committee, according to experts participating in a mock steering committee meeting Tuesday at the National Conference on Managing Electronic Records, taking place this week in Chicago, IL.

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Retention and Disposition Policies Could Soon Become Irrelevant

With data storage technology possibilities continuously evolving—and the associated costs shrinking—it’s possible that retention and disposition policies could become more costly than simply hoarding the data forever.

Simulated IG Steering Committee Shines Light on Real IG Challenges

No matter how hard you try, it is impossible to launch a comprehensive information governance (IG) program without first forming a steering committee, according to experts participating in a mock steering committee meeting Tuesday at the National Conference on Managing Electronic Records, taking place this week in Chicago, IL.

Panel: Launching Information Governance Harder than Landing on the Moon

Convincing an organization to implement an information governance program is a lot like the Apollo missions to put a man on the moon—except for one thing: getting IG off the ground is much, much harder.

May 2015

How healthcare is applying practical informatics to save dollars and lives

2015 Coding and ICD-10-CM/PCS Guide

The 2015 Coding and ICD-10-CM/PCS Guide was published in the April 2015 Journal of AHIMA. This special advertising section is published by AHIMA to promote education and professional development resources.

April 2015

Despite benefits, technology still not widely used to combat multi-million dollar breaches

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?

Keeping Coding Skills Sharp and Spirits High During the ICD-10 Delay

In this web series, HIM professionals working in emerging roles give advice on tackling difficult HIM problems.

If the Empire in Star Wars Had Big Data . . .

…the Empire would have won. Unfortunately for the Empire, its understanding of data was poor.
By Daniel J. Solove

Potential Legal Consequences of Social Media

Legal consequences abound at every corner in healthcare. This monthly column presents examples of what those consequences can be.