In the near future, as integration becomes easier and migration to the healthcare cloud continues its acceleration, the average health system’s portfolio of digital health offerings is likely to become expansive. Health systems should focus on proper information governance principles now.
A chord of fear has been struck in many organizations—both healthcare and others—after the ransomware attacks that occurred last week that infected more than 200,000 computers across 150 different countries.
This monthly blog highlights and discuss emerging trends and challenges related to healthcare data and its ever changing life cycle. By Kapila Monga “Mr. Watson—come here—I want to see you.” These were the first words spoken over the telephone by inventor Alexander Graham Bell on March 10, 1876. According to popular legend, this call was also the first time the telephone was used to summon help, as Bell had just spilled acid.1 In a...
The American Health Information Management Association Standards of Ethical Coding includes new and updated information and guidance as of December 2016.
Change. In the healthcare information management field, it’s one of the only constants. Hiring the right people into these changing circumstances means taking a step back to understand the education, work experience, and personal qualities that make for the best employees right out of the gate and down the road.