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The predictions that healthcare would be “going retail” and become increasingly consumer-centric are being realized already, according to a new report of consumer e-health trends.
One in 13 patients can expect to have their personal and financial information illegally accessed through their healthcare provider’s IT systems over the next five years, a new report predicts.
AHIMA has launched a redesigned HIM Body of KnowledgeTM (BoK) online library with a modern, more intuitive, and user-friendly look. The new BoK, available at http://bok.ahima.org, also features improved functionality to help users locate AHIMA’s content easier and faster.
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Unless your organization has a C-suite that’s 100 percent onboard and enthusiastic about information governance (IG)—and the consensus of participants in AHIMA’s Information Governance Thought Leadership Summit on Friday agreed this is unrealistic—then it’s time to be creative and find a trigger.
To cheers and laughter from the audience, one of the keynote presenters at AHIMA’s Information Governance Thought Leadership Summit on Friday declared that his organization, the Carilion Clinic, believes that data governance is innately sexy.
Two presentations on the first morning of AHIMA’s Information Governance Thought Leadership Summit addressed—among other pressing topics—two of the most frequently asked questions about IG
AHIMA is building a standards strategy to improve interoperability and healthcare
Using data assets to support evolving payment models and survive healthcare reform
Patient-generated data and mobile health are changing the management of health information
This patient, a 47-year-old male with adenoma of the prostate, is being treated in the outpatient surgery suite.
Monday Coding Quiz (multiple choice question): Per CPT guidelines, a separate procedure [more…]
Monday Coding Quiz: Category II codes cover all but one of the following topics. Which is not addressed by Category II codes?
In this web series, HIM professionals working in emerging roles give advice on tackling difficult HIM problems.
Two-plus weeks into the transition to ICD-10-CM/PCS, the chaos predicted by many groups that protested the code sets’ implementation for years has not come to fruition. In fact, preliminary reports indicate quite the opposite.