DIY Privacy Risk Assessments
Nov20

DIY Privacy Risk Assessments

This month’s HIM Frontlines discusses some tips for devising a framework for a privacy risk assessment.

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Report: US High on Health Spending, Low on Health Outcomes

A report from the Commonwealth Fund found that despite the fact that the United States outranks other high-income countries on healthcare spending, US providers rank lower than those countries on health outcome measures such as life expectancy, chronic condition prevalence, and infant mortality. The report’s results are based on 2013 data, and the countries analyzed include Australia, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Japan, the...

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Sooner or Later, There Will (Likely) be Litigation
Nov18

Sooner or Later, There Will (Likely) be Litigation

Legal consequences abound at every corner in healthcare. This monthly column presents examples of what those consequences can be.

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Developing the Right Workforce at the Right Time for Big Data Analytics
Nov17

Developing the Right Workforce at the Right Time for Big Data Analytics

This monthly blog highlights and discuss emerging trends and challenges related to healthcare data and its ever changing life cycle. This week’s guest post discusses developing a data analytics workforce.

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Strategies for HIM to Lead IG in an Organization
Nov13

Strategies for HIM to Lead IG in an Organization

Unless your organization has a C-suite that’s 100 percent onboard and enthusiastic about information governance (IG)—and the consensus of participants in AHIMA’s Information Governance Thought Leadership Summit on Friday agreed this is unrealistic—then it’s time to be creative and find a trigger.

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