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“Feature stories and departments that appear in the print issue of the Journal are available online in the AHIMA Body of Knowledge. Full access to the archives is a member benefit and requires a member name and password. Practice briefs and select features are available publicly. Please see below for an archive of Journal of AHIMA website posts.”

New White Paper Offers Data Governance Program Implementation Tips

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New White Paper Offers Data Governance Program Implementation Tips

A new white paper outlines four of the eight maturity markers of a data governance program and provides insights and practical data governance applications recommended by AHIMA and Iron Mountain.

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Convention Q&A: Information Governance: New Perspectives and Global Experiences

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Convention Q&A: Information Governance: New Perspectives and Global Experiences

The 2018 AHIMA convention session “Information Governance (IG): New Perspectives and Global Experiences” will take place Monday, September 24 from 1:30 – 2:15 p.m. in room 230 of the Miami Beach Convention Center

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White Paper: Improving Patient Matching with a Simple Plug-in

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White Paper: Improving Patient Matching with a Simple Plug-in

There are substantial—and growing—costs to inaccurate patient matching. Learn how a groundbreaking solution can improve match rates, thereby improving healthcare data exchange.

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Convention Q&A: Improving Quality Measures Through Data Abstraction

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Convention Q&A: Improving Quality Measures Through Data Abstraction

The 2018 AHIMA convention session “Improving Quality Measures Through Data Abstraction” will take place Wednesday, September 26.

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Lawmaker Expresses Concerns Regarding VA Leadership, EHR Overhaul

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In a recent open letter, Rep. Jim Banks, R-IN expressed concerns regarding the stability and direction of leadership for the Electronic Health Record Modernization (EHRM) program at the US Department of Veterans Affairs.

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FY 2019 ICD-10 Code Changes Overview

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FY 2019 ICD-10 Code Changes Overview

Although there are not many changes this year compared with previous years, a few of the changes are very interesting.

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Convention Q&A: Industry Standards: The Big Three Every HIM Professional Should Know and Value

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Convention Q&A: Industry Standards: The Big Three Every HIM Professional Should Know and Value

The 2018 AHIMA convention session, “Industry Standards: The Big Three Every HIM Professional Should Know and Value,” will take place Tuesday, September 25

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Bundled Payments Out-perform Expectations

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One element of the Affordable Care Act is exceeding even its original advocates’ wildest dreams: Medicare’s bundled payment program for joint replacements.

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Convention Q&A: Crawl, Walk, Run: Three Easy Ways to Solve Patient Matching at Your Organization

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Convention Q&A: Crawl, Walk, Run: Three Easy Ways to Solve Patient Matching at Your Organization

The 2018 AHIMA convention session, “Crawl, Walk, Run: Three Easy Ways to Solve Patient Matching at Your Organization,” will take place Monday, September 24 in room 229 AB of the Miami Convention Center.

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September 2018

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September 2018

Using Health Informatics to Tackle Duplicate Medical Record Issues

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