Cancer Moonshot Initiative Proposes National Cancer Data Sharing Network

A blue-ribbon panel of cancer research experts has called for the formation of a “national cancer data ecosystem” in order to help achieve President Obama’s Cancer Moonshot Initiative’s goal of achieving 10 years’ worth of cancer advancements within five years.

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How to Help Physicians Accept CDI Programs
Sep28

How to Help Physicians Accept CDI Programs

While the announcement of a CDI program may give some physicians cause for excitement, the coming change might make others want to run and hide.

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Russian Hackers Breach Health Records of US Olympians

The breach of Olympic athletes’ medical records by Russian hackers this week again demonstrates the vulnerability of protected health information and the extent to which it is viewed as a target by criminals.

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Information Governance— Are You Onboard?
Sep23

Information Governance— Are You Onboard?

If you are reading this blog you are curious about information governance, learning about IG, or onboard with IG. Our goal is to get all members of AHIMA onboard with IG.

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Data Analytics: It’s Hip to be Square
Sep21

Data Analytics: It’s Hip to be Square

To understand the language of data analytics we might just need to spend some extra time in the library. Here are some oldies—but goodies—that every analyst should know.

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