The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT is holding a contest to help make digital versions of Notices of Privacy Practices more accessible and easily understood for consumers.
The influx of the health IT industry under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) helped launch the health IT incubator movement, which has given rise to dozens of health IT startups.
Examining the HIM implications and expectations now that a majority of US providers are using EHRs
A quick recap of two of the most frequently asked questions about the final rule—help for dealing with decedent information and requests for restrictions.
Unethical behavior can impact the integrity, privacy, and security of a healthcare record, meaning information governance efforts sometimes call for whistleblowing. HIPAA protections exist for those with the courage to step forward.
In this web series, HIM professionals working in emerging roles give advice on tackling difficult HIM problems.
To begin to answer some of the fundamental questions related to the state of IG in healthcare, and to communicate the value of formal information governance through real life examples, a limited number of healthcare provider organizations across the US were invited to participate in AHIMA’s “State of Health Information Governance in Healthcare Case Study Project.”
Two notable developments cap off a productive Information Governance Month for AHIMA: a partnership with the Information Governance Initiative (IGI) and the creation of an information governance page for AHIMA’s website.