Journal of AHIMA Wins Excellence Award for Cover Illustration
Aug19

Journal of AHIMA Wins Excellence Award for Cover Illustration

The Journal of AHIMA has won a regional editorial excellence award for its June 2014 front cover illustration, issued by the American Society of Business Publication Editors.

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ICD-10 CDI DIY: Documentation Tip Sheets
Aug12

ICD-10 CDI DIY: Documentation Tip Sheets

Among the most helpful tools for assisting providers through the transition to ICD-10-CM/PCS are documentation tip sheets detailing the specificity needed to assign accurate codes.

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EHRs and Malpractice: An Attorney’s Perspective
Aug10

EHRs and Malpractice: An Attorney’s Perspective

In the closing session at AHIMA’s CDI Summit in Alexandria, VA, on Friday, attorney Marion Munley, Esq., a medical malpractice lawyer who delivered her presentation via Skype, shared cautionary tales and disquieting concerns about the inherent patient safety risks related to electronic health records (EHRs).

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When US News and World Report Downgrades Hospital, CDI is Quick to the Rescue
Aug10

When US News and World Report Downgrades Hospital, CDI is Quick to the Rescue

When the University of Michigan Health System’s U.S. News and World Report ranking fell sharply—from number 9 in 2003 to off the rankings in 2013 and 2014—the organization’s administrators knew many things needed to change. Luckily for them, the health system’s HIM department was ready to help.

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Getting CDI Buy-In from Physicians
Aug10

Getting CDI Buy-In from Physicians

If there was only one major insight to be had in two day’s worth of presentations at AHIMA’s CDI Summit in Alexandria, VA last week, it was a new appreciation for the mind of the modern physician and the tools being developed to navigate it.

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