2014 Long Term and Post Acute Care Health IT Summit Coverage

Review news and insights coming out of AHIMA’s Long Term and Post Acute Care Health IT Summit, held June 22-24 in Baltimore, MD.

For easy access to all web stories related to the summit, navigate from the list below. Watch this space for updates as coverage continues.

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‘Everyday’ Health Monitoring, Information Gathering Could Create Health Intelligence

Health information and intelligence are beginning to reach outside of the current health information technology infrastructure and into the everyday lives of people. This technology-enabled, person-centered care will be crucial as the population ages and the healthcare delivery system continues its transformation. The “big action” to enable this change will take place in the community—not healthcare institutions , said Patricia Flatley Brennan, RN, PhD, a keynote presenter at the Long Term and Post Acute Care Health IT Summit, on Monday.

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ONC to Focus on Achieving Interoperable Information Exchange in US

A focus on “what we have in common” to achieve interoperable health information exchange in the US was the message David R. Hunt, MD, FACS, medical director, health IT adoption and patient safety, Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC), provided during an update on ONC’s efforts at the Long-Term and Post-Acute Care Health IT Summit (LTPAC) in Baltimore, MD on Monday.

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ICD-10-CM Feature(s)

Which of the following is a feature of ICD-10-CM?

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AHIMA’s ICD-10 Advocacy Efforts Earn National Recognition

AHIMA’s advocacy efforts against the delay of ICD-10 this spring were recently honored with a “Power of A” Silver Award by the American Society of Association Executives.

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