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White Paper: Improving Patient Matching with a Simple Plug-in

There are substantial—and growing—costs to inaccurate patient matching. Learn how a groundbreaking solution can improve match rates, thereby improving healthcare data exchange.

Convention Q&A: Improving Quality Measures Through Data Abstraction

The 2018 AHIMA convention session “Improving Quality Measures Through Data Abstraction” will take place Wednesday, September 26.

Lawmaker Expresses Concerns Regarding VA Leadership, EHR Overhaul

In a recent open letter, Rep. Jim Banks, R-IN expressed concerns regarding the stability and direction of leadership for the Electronic Health Record Modernization (EHRM) program at the US Department of Veterans Affairs.

FY 2019 ICD-10 Code Changes Overview

Although there are not many changes this year compared with previous years, a few of the changes are very interesting.

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White Paper: Improving Patient Matching with a Simple Plug-in

There are substantial—and growing—costs to inaccurate patient matching. Learn how a groundbreaking solution can improve match rates, thereby improving healthcare data exchange.

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Convention Q&A: Improving Quality Measures Through Data Abstraction

The 2018 AHIMA convention session “Improving Quality Measures Through Data Abstraction” will take place Wednesday, September 26.

Convention Q&A: Industry Standards: The Big Three Every HIM Professional Should Know and Value

The 2018 AHIMA convention session, “Industry Standards: The Big Three Every HIM Professional Should Know and Value,” will take place Tuesday, September 25

Convention Q&A: Crawl, Walk, Run: Three Easy Ways to Solve Patient Matching at Your Organization

The 2018 AHIMA convention session, “Crawl, Walk, Run: Three Easy Ways to Solve Patient Matching at Your Organization,” will take place Monday, September 24 in room 229 AB of the Miami Convention Center.

September 2018

Using Health Informatics to Tackle Duplicate Medical Record Issues

July-August 2018

Payers, auditors increase clinical validation checks

Who Tells Your Story? [Sponsored]

“Who tells your story?” It’s a question pondered throughout the Broadway sensation “Hamilton,” and it’s a good question; one that providers need to be focused on as the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) moves towards value-based reimbursement.

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?

White Paper: Improving Patient Matching with a Simple Plug-in

There are substantial—and growing—costs to inaccurate patient matching. Learn how a groundbreaking solution can improve match rates, thereby improving healthcare data exchange.

The Future of Healthcare Data Exchange

At the heart of our healthcare system, inaccurate data drives inefficiency, errors, avoidable administrative strain, and increased costs. How are HIM professionals using informatics to improve the care provided to patients?

First and Second Quarter Coding Clinic Highlights

Coding experts summarize the coding recommendations presented in the latest American Hospital Association’s Coding Clinic guides.