In this web series, HIM professionals working in emerging roles give advice on tackling difficult HIM problems.
To begin to answer some of the fundamental questions related to the state of IG in healthcare, and to communicate the value of formal information governance through real life examples, a limited number of healthcare provider organizations across the US were invited to participate in AHIMA’s “State of Health Information Governance in Healthcare Case Study Project.”
Two notable developments cap off a productive Information Governance Month for AHIMA: a partnership with the Information Governance Initiative (IGI) and the creation of an information governance page for AHIMA’s website.
After years of sitting on the healthcare industry’s back-burner, the topic of universal patient identification was moved to the forefront of discussion with a report issued by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT.
Regional extension centers have been extremely successful in launching health IT initiatives in smaller health organizations, an accomplishment the federal government is celebrating for RECs’ four-year birthday. But their future remains uncertain.