Journal of AHIMA – November-December 2008

The November-December issue examines the workflow processes for organizations with hybrid records, or those with both paper and electronic health records. Other features report on planning forms automation, minimizing hybrid records, and how health IM and health IT can collaborate in the new electronic healthcare environment.

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

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November-December 2008

Features
  • Record Limbo, by Chris Dimick
  • Planning Forms Automation, by Cynthia S. Hyde, RHIA
  • Minimizing Hybrid Records: Tips for Reducing Paper Documentation as New Systems Come Online, by Teresa M. Hall, RHIT, MHA, CPC, CAC
  • Health IM and Health IT: Frequent Traveling Companions, by Beth A. Acker, RHIA; Deborah A. Adair, MPH, MS, RHIA; and Betsy Sweeney, MS, RHIT
Practice Briefs
Working Smart
  • Tools of the E-Discovery Trade, by Sandra Nunn, MA, RHIA, CHP
  • Releasing Records from Other Providers, by Barry S. Herrin, FACHE
  • Help in Setting Access Controls, by Margret Amatayakul, MBA, RHIA, CHPS, CPEHR, FHIMSS
  • Is Document Imaging the Right Choice for Your Organization? by Elizabeth Liette, RHIA; Chris Meyers, RHIA; and Keith Olenik, MA, RHIA, CHP
  • CMS Bans Use of Physician Signature Stamps, by Gloryanne Bryant, BS, RHIA, CCS
Coding Notes
  • The ABCs of Medicare Advantage, by J. (Jeanette) Stacey Hernandez, CCS-P
  • FY 2009 Hospital IPPS Final Rule, by Linda Schwab, RHIT