Health IT, HIM Booming with Merger and Venture Capital Activities

Venture capital funding for health IT and health information management (HIM) companies doubled in 2012 compared to 2011, boosted by robust merger and acquisition activity, a new report finds.

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ONC Releases Guides Hoping to Make EHRs SAFER

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) has released a series of nine toolkits for electronic health records, called the Safety Assurance Factors for EHR Resilience (SAFER) guides.

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ONC Announces New Patient Engagement Initiative

Officials from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT have announced a new patient engagement initiative aimed at supporting patients as an active participant in their care team.

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CMS Releases ICD-10 Coding Basics Video

Sue Bowman, MJ, RHIA, CCS, FAHIMA, senior director, coding policy and compliance at AHIMA, provides a basic introduction to ICD-10-CM coding in a video on the CMS YouTube Channel.

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Abstracts Still Being Accepted for AHIMA Annual Convention and Coding Meeting

AHIMA is accepting abstracts for the 2014 AHIMA Annual Convention and Exhibit and the 2014 Clinical Coding Meeting.

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