Obtaining access to one’s written or electronic medical records in a timely manner is one of the guarantees listed in AHIMA’s “Consumer Health Information Bill of Rights.” Yet, for one consumer, Amanda Michelle Jones, MS, AM, being on a first-name basis with medical records department staff is the quickest and most reliable way of ensuring she gets copies of her records when she needs them for upcoming appointments.
“Introduction to Information Governance” is a six-part webinar series from AHIMA that introduces attendees to the principles and applications of information governance (IG) in healthcare.
Keep up with the latest on information governance as this key strategy emerges for addressing a myriad of information management challenges in healthcare.
This month’s HIM Frontlines post discusses the path for HIM professionals to the C-suite.
For most CDI specialists, bridging the gap between clinical terminology used by physicians and diagnostic coding terminology used for reimbursement is an arduous task. Crossing this divide was a challenge in ICD-9. It’s an even greater hurdle with ICD-10.