Journal of AHIMA – February 2010

The February cover story examines the patient-centered movement and how it will affect HIM’s operations and culture. Other feature stories report on the benefits of including transcription in EHR operations and the issues organizations must examine when defining their legal health record.

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

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February 2010

Features
In Addition
Practice Brief
Working Smart
  • ARRA’s Impact on HIM, by Bonnie S. Cassidy, MPA, RHIA, FAHIMA; Elaine King, MHS, RHIA, CHP, CHDA; and Vicki Wheatley, MS, RHIA
  • Unveiling the Invisible Department, by Kelly Torrance, MBA, RHIA
  • Why 5010 Is Needed, by Dan Rode, MBA, CHPS, FHFMA
  • Streamlining Quality Measures Reporting, by Chris Dimick
Coding Notes
  • 2010 CPT Coding Update, by Kathy DeVault, RHIA, CCS
  • ICD-10-PCS Root Operation Guidelines, by Ann Zeisset, RHIT, CCS, CCS-P