Journal of AHIMA – March 2009

The March issue outlines how HIM professionals can help improve cash flow in their organizations by contributing to revenue cycle management. Other features examine the opportunities and challenges of separating coding from the HIM department, the benefits of a virtual HIM department, and emergency medical services communication and documentation.

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

March 2009

Features
Practice Brief
Working Smart
  • Driving Compliance through Data Governance, by Sandra Nunn, MA, RHIA, CHP
  • An OASIS for Access Management, by Hal Lockhart
  • Integrating IT Systems Strengthens the Revenue Cycle, by Sally L. Rynberg, MSA, RHIA
  • Health IT Certification Developments, by Cassi Birnbaum, RHIA, CPHQ; Terri Hall, MHA, BS, RHIT, CPC; Helayne Sweet, MS; and Lou Ann Wiedemann, MS, RHIA, CPEHR
Coding Notes