Low-Tech Security Risks Still Leading Cause of Breaches

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.

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ICD-10 Takes a Seat at the Front of the Class

http://journal.ahima.org/wp-content/uploads/JAHIMA-Silvestri-interview.mp3 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 good news for students, as an ICD-10 education could be the ticket to a job for the 2011 freshman class, one educator says. Hear more in this online audio feature. Read more about the...

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2011 Coding Guide

Published in the July 2011 Journal, the 2011 Coding Guide is a special advertising section that promotes coding software, products, and services.

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Poll: Coding in the Year 2016

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 to the forecasts by answering the questions related to your own facility. At my facility in five years (2016)…   Take Our Poll ….. Take Our Poll ….. Take Our Poll   Take Our...

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For Coding, a Time of High Priorities

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 workflow to code sets to reimbursement methods. And these days, everything seems to be high priority.One thing remains a constant, however, say respondents to a new Journal of AHIMA survey—the need for professionals to manage the increasing demands for coded data. . Join In Take the...

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