Congressional Committee Hoping to Address Lingering EHR Issues

Following a series of six hearings, the US Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee is working to develop legislation it hopes will help address lingering issues with EHRs.

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Class Action Lawsuit Alleges Excessive Fees for Copies of Patient Medical Records

Plaintiffs in a class action lawsuit are claiming that two Washington, DC-area hospitals violated consumer protection laws by charging hundreds and even thousands of dollars for copies of medical records.

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“CDI: Miami” Hunts Down Documentation Offenders
Oct23

“CDI: Miami” Hunts Down Documentation Offenders

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

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Is IG Getting Traction in Healthcare?
Oct22

Is IG Getting Traction in Healthcare?

The results of the AHIMA-Cohasset Associates second survey on IG in Healthcare are showing definite traction for information governance in healthcare.

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Examining the Computation of the Chi-square Statistical Test
Oct22

Examining the Computation of the Chi-square Statistical Test

This monthly blog will highlight and discuss emerging trends and challenges related to healthcare data and its ever changing life cycle. It is important to evaluate data on multiple levels in order to consider all opportunities for intervention.

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