Theft remains the leading cause of large-scale data breaches, according to a review of Office for Civil Rights’ statistics. Simple practices and technologies can help secure laptops and other equipment and safeguard the data they contain.
ICD-10 will take its seat at the front of the class this coming school semester as educators begin teaching ICD-10-CM/PCS as the primary classification system. That’s [...]
Published in the July 2011 Journal, the 2011 Coding Guide is a special advertising section that promotes coding software, products, and services.
In a June 2011 Journal survey, 103 AHIMA ACE members answered the four questions below about the future of coding at their facilities. Add your voice [...]
By nature, coding is a profession full of change. However, these days everything seems to be changing at once—from documentation at the point of care to [...]
EHRs, CAC, ICD-10—coding is in the midst of profound change. Which makes this the best time to re-engineer coding workflow. Five steps help HIM professionals assess and evolve coding workflows with an eye toward tomorrow.
Ten questions help coding supervisors and HIM directors zero in on what to ask when discussing products with CAC vendors.