Journal of AHIMA – June 2008

The June issue takes a look at the latest in personal health records, with stories on the influx of private business in the market, the standards that can promote PHR use, and the emerging role of personal health information management.

Members may read all stories online in the AHIMA FORE Library: HIM Body of KnowledgeSelect features and practice briefs also are available publicly.

June 2008 cover

June 2008

Features
In Addition
  • Openess, Not Privacy: Web Site Promotes Sharing Disease Successes, Hardship, by Chris Dimick
Practice Brief
Working Smart
  • Legal e-Speaking: Risk-Based MPI Management, by Sandra Nunn, MA, RHIA, CHP
  • In Confidence: Secure Messaging in Healthcare, by Bob Janacek
  • e-HIM Fundamentals: Developing Emergency Access Standardsfor EHR Systems, by Reed Gelzer, MD, MPH, CHCC; Beth Acker, RHIA; and Sue Schneider, BA, CHIM
  • Professional Practice Solutions: Expediting Emergency Contact for Car Accidents, by David Sweet, MLS
Coding Notes
  • Clarifying Patient Status Code, by Gloryanne Bryant, RHIA, CCS
  • Analysis of POA and Hospital-Acquired Conditions Data, by Lou Ann Schraffenberger, MBA, RHIA, CCS, CCS