Information Vulnerabilities: Technical Failures and Lack of IG May Cause Loss of Medical Records
Sep21

Information Vulnerabilities: Technical Failures and Lack of IG May Cause Loss of Medical Records

Strategic thinking and operational thinking are both needed to ensure that valuable input and direction for a strong EHR platform stem from good information governance practices.

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Convention Q&A: How Should HIM Respond After a Shooting Incident? Sally E. Lucci Found Out First-Hand

Lucci recently discussed with the Journal of AHIMA why she developed this presentation for the convention and why HIM professionals should make sure they don’t miss it.

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Your Data is Showing: Is it the Real Story?
Sep20

Your Data is Showing: Is it the Real Story?

When we talk about healthcare data, the focus is primarily on data analytics: usage, analysis, and predictive modeling to drive decisions and actions. We need more emphasis on data integrity, but how do we make it happen?

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Utah Nurse in Viral Video Complies with HIPAA Policies, Faces Arrest

Outrage has followed the release of a video that appears to show a Utah nurse being arrested and roughly removed from her hospital’s burn unit for refusing—legally—to allow blood to be drawn from an unconscious patient.

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ONC Head Donald Rucker Offers Preview of Upcoming AHIMA Convention Keynote Address

Rucker emphasized that ONC will follow the direction set by the new Trump administration, HHS Secretary Tom Price, and Congress.

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