An HIM Manager’s Role in Patient Engagement [Sponsored]
Feb17

An HIM Manager’s Role in Patient Engagement [Sponsored]

Healthcare has the unfortunate distinction of being one of the last major US industries to transition away from paper-based recordkeeping. Underpinning the largest and most risk-sensitive industry in the nation, business operations have been managed almost entirely on paper for generations.

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One is the Loneliest Number (Part 2 of 2)
Feb16

One is the Loneliest Number (Part 2 of 2)

As part 2 of 2, this blog post highlights the costs associated with hospital, physician, and prescription drug spending and life expectancy in the US.

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Taking the Lead in Information Governance
Feb16

Taking the Lead in Information Governance

February is IG Month at AHIMA. HIM professionals all over the globe need to understand what information governance is and why it’s important to the success of a healthcare organization. Indeed, who better to lead the IG charge than HIM professionals?

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21st Century Cures Act and Information Governance
Feb09

21st Century Cures Act and Information Governance

Regarded as a landmark bill, the 21st Century Cures Act covers a lot of ground, including transparency, breaking down silos in healthcare, interoperability, and an EHR reporting program.

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Evolving CDI Roles Support Quality across the Care Continuum
Feb02

Evolving CDI Roles Support Quality across the Care Continuum

CDI concurrent review efforts result in better accuracy of severity of illness and form the foundation for quality outcomes, fiduciary accuracy, and healthcare team communication during the inpatient stay.

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