The New ROI: Return on Information
Sep29

The New ROI: Return on Information

What does healthcare’s evolution look like? According to Tuesday’s general session speakers, it will include thought leadership, bold initiatives like information governance, and changes in models and mindsets.

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HIT Standards for HIM Practices Being Developed for an Interoperable World
Sep28

HIT Standards for HIM Practices Being Developed for an Interoperable World

On Tuesday afternoon during the Interoperability Track, the AHIMA Standards Team and fellow HIM professionals will feature a session on enabling functional interoperability in healthcare.

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Post-Katrina, Musicians Take Their Medical Records on the Road
Sep28

Post-Katrina, Musicians Take Their Medical Records on the Road

When Hurricane Katrina hit Louisiana on August 29, 2005, the more than 10 feet of water that broke through the levees protecting New Orleans flooded 80 percent of the city. The floods destroyed the paper records for the New Orleans Musicians Clinic’s 837 patients, many of whom were temporarily or permanently displaced by Katrina.

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Take Hold of Data to Step up Your CDI Program
Sep28

Take Hold of Data to Step up Your CDI Program

Data is everywhere. Is your organization making full use of the data available at your fingertips to improve your clinical documentation improvement (CDI) program?

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From Papyrus to EHR: Change is in the Air, but HIM Endures
Sep28

From Papyrus to EHR: Change is in the Air, but HIM Endures

As AHIMA kicked off its 87th Annual Convention and Exhibit at Monday’s general session, speakers talked about the inevitability of change and the promise of the future.

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