January 2018


Vol. 89, no. 01






In the Issue


  • “Eight Predictions for ’18” By Mary Butler
  • “Getting to Know You” By By Allison Viola, MBA, RHIA
  • “Power Down” By Mary Beth Haugen, MS, RHIA, and Jeff Pelot, MS
  • “Who Reads Their Doctor’s Notes?” By Jared W. Klein, MD, MPH; Sara L. Jackson, MD, MPH; Natalia V. Oster, MPH; Sue Peacock, BS; Tom Delbanco, MD; Jan Walker, RN, MBA; and Joann G. Elmore, MD, MPH
  • “The Two Percent Solution: Avoiding Undercharging and Improving Revenue for Your Hospital (Sponsored)” By Bess Ann Bredemeyer, BSN, RN, CHC, CHPC, CPC

Working Smart

  • “Curiosity Can Often Kill the Cat in Healthcare” By Traci Waugh, RHIA, CHPS, CHC
  • “Tracking the Journey of Electronic Health Data through Health Information Systems” By Bunyamin Ozaydin, PhD; Shannon H. Houser, PhD, MPH, RHIA, FAHIMA; and Ferhat D. Zengul, PhD
  • “New AHIMA Standard for Patient Registration: Aligning HIM Practices with Health IT” By Anna Orlova, PhD, and Diana Warner, MS, RHIA, CHPS, FAHIMA
  • “Case Study #11—Using IGAM to Improve Documentation, Coding for TAVR and Structural Heart Procedures” By George Redd-Hachey, MSML, CCS, CCDS, CHDA, and Teresa Michael, BA, RHIT

Practice Brief

  • Managing Amendments in an HIE Environment

Coding Notes

  • “Tackling Tough Cases: How to Empower Critical Thinking and Temper Productivity Goals” By Sarah Humbert, RHIA
  • “Bridging the Gap Between Coding Guidelines and Sepsis Clinical Criteria” By Natalie Sartori, MEd, RHIA

Past Articles
Print articles from the current issue back to 1998 are available in the AHIMA Body of Knowledge. (Full access requires member log in, but some articles are available for public viewing.)

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