AHIMA Working on Second IG Readiness Survey

The most recent survey focused on learning more about the current roles, skills, and developmental needs of those currently engaged with IG activities in their organizations.

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Why an Informatics Degree Matters
Apr24

Why an Informatics Degree Matters

In this web series, HIM professionals working in emerging roles give advice on tackling difficult HIM problems.

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The Biggest Security Lapses for 2014-2015 And How to Handle Them
Apr23

The Biggest Security Lapses for 2014-2015 And How to Handle Them

In the privacy and security world, whenever a big health data breach makes the news, HIPAA experts warn that it’s only the beginning and the news will only get worse. Over the last year that has certainly been the case as the size and scope of breaches has climbed.

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Senate Passes SGR Repeal Bill, ICD-10 2015 Deadline Remains
Apr15

Senate Passes SGR Repeal Bill, ICD-10 2015 Deadline Remains

In a move that took over a decade to accomplish, the Senate voted 92-8 late Tuesday to repeal the sustainable growth rate (SGR) formula that adjusts Medicare payments to physicians.

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Consumer Forgiveness for Breaches Varies, Survey Finds

A majority of consumers are likely to consider switching providers in the event that their health records are breached due to negligence by their provider’s office staff, results of a new survey suggest.

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