VA Plans to Digitize Vietnam Records to Support Mental Health Claims, Treatment

The Department of Veterans Affairs is hoping to process the claims for Vietnam-era veterans seeking treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder by digitizing combat records previously kept on paper.

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February 2019
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February 2019

Tackling Non-Acute Care’s Unique Privacy and Security Challenges

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Ensuring Privacy in PHI Disclosure Management—HIM’s Role as Advocate
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Ensuring Privacy in PHI Disclosure Management—HIM’s Role as Advocate

Managing the disclosure of protected health information has become more complex, particularly considering the growing number of disclosure points within healthcare organizations. This article focuses on the importance of privacy in PHI disclosure management, the need for an enterprise-wide approach, and the role of HIM professionals as advocates for privacy in their organizations.

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2019 Education and Professional Development Guide

The 2019 Education and Professional Development Guide was published in the February 2019 Journal of AHIMA. This special advertising section is published to promote education and professional development resources.

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Slideshow: Fine Print Fears
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Slideshow: Fine Print Fears

Skipping the fine print on authorization forms has consequences, as one Washington Post journalist discovered when he took a trip down the health data privacy rabbit hole.

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