OCR Change Signals Renewed Privacy Focus for HIM Leaders
Sep22

OCR Change Signals Renewed Privacy Focus for HIM Leaders

The recent defunding of the Chief Privacy Officer (CPO) position by the HHS Office for Civil Rights makes practical sense for the healthcare industry and the national budget. However, with the change come four important privacy strategies for HIM leaders to consider employing at the state, local, and organizational level.

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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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Life as New Graduate: 8 Things to Know
Sep13

Life as New Graduate: 8 Things to Know

When I first emerged from school into my life as a new graduate, I had no idea that there was still so much I had to learn.

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