Coming to Terms with Metadata: A Data Governance Initiative
Aug17

Coming to Terms with Metadata: A Data Governance Initiative

So how does the term “metadata” pertain to healthcare? To determine that, we first need to define metadata.

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Are You Feeling Lost in Big Data Space?
Aug16

Are You Feeling Lost in Big Data Space?

The ever-changing environment of healthcare requires a lifelong learning strategy for HIM professionals. Realigning your goals and objectives to direct some self-study and continuing education efforts in the data analytics direction can make a big difference.

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AHIMA Issues Comments on ONC’s Proposed Interoperability Framework

In late July, AHIMA submitted comments to ONC in response to the agency’s open comment period for its “Proposed Interoperability Standards Measurement Framework”—a guide that will evaluate the implementation and use of interoperability healthcare standards.

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Prepare for Ransomware 2.0, Experts Warn Healthcare Industry

In the wake of recent attacks, experts are warning that so far the healthcare industry has only dealt with “Ransomware 1.0”—and needs to be prepared for when “Ransomware 2.0” hits

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A Code Is Born: The Quest from Condition to Code
Aug09

A Code Is Born: The Quest from Condition to Code

Where do new ICD-10 codes come from? How can you submit a proposal for a new code? This month’s Code Cracker discusses the process.

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