Journal of AHIMA – May 2008

In the May issue of the journal, a focus on health information exchange, with a look at the health record banking model, the role of state-level HIE organizations, and the NHIN trial implementations.

Members may read all stories online in the AHIMA FORE Library: HIM Body of Knowledge. Select features also are available publicly. 

May 2008

Features
Practice Brief
Working Smart
  • Watching the Puck: Gauging HIM’s Trajectory in the e-HIM Transition, by Sandra Nunn, MA, RHIA, CHP
  • Testing and Monitoring Access Policy Controls: The Right Controls Can Boost Compliance and Efficiency, by Cheryl Traverse
  • Canada’s Interoperable EHR: Infoway Chooses the More Challenging Path, the Greater Benefits, by Dennis Giokas, MSc
  • Complying with the Privacy Rule during a Disaster–Part 2, by Aviva M. Halpert, MA, RHIA, CHPS
Coding Notes
  • ICD-10-CM Primer, by Ann Barta, MSA, RHIA; Gale McNeill, RHIA, CCS; Peggy Meli, PhD, MS, RHIA, LHRM; Kathleen Wall, MS, RHIA; and Ann Zeisset, RHIT, CCS, CCS-P
  • Decipering Dialysis Access Maintenance Coding, by Stacie L. Buck, RHIA, CCS-P LHRM, RCC, CIC