Moving Beyond Diagnosis Codes in CDI: Documentation Improvement for CPT
Jun28

Moving Beyond Diagnosis Codes in CDI: Documentation Improvement for CPT

Just as ICD-10-CM codes are used to translate clinical diagnoses into codified language, CPT codes identify diagnostic and therapeutic procedures and services using a systematic five-digit code.

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Draft 2018 HIM Curricula Competencies Released for Public Comment

In response to AHIMA’s HIM Reimagined (HIMR) initiative and its call to update the skills of health information management (HIM) professionals, the Council for Excellence in Education (CEE) Curricula Workgroup and two HIMR workgroups have developed the draft 2018 HIM Curricula Competencies.

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A Data Application for Monitoring Opioid Prescribing
Jun21

A Data Application for Monitoring Opioid Prescribing

With effective application of appropriate health information technologies, aggregated, organized, and retrievable data can be harnessed as a powerful tool to combat the opioid crisis.

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Filling the Cybersecurity Skills Gap with Artificial Intelligence
Jun21

Filling the Cybersecurity Skills Gap with Artificial Intelligence

With highly sensitive patient data to protect, and more vectors through which to access that data than ever before, the shortage of cybersecurity professionals should be of utmost concern to healthcare organizations.

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Informatics Professional Discusses Her Shift from HIM
Jun19

Informatics Professional Discusses Her Shift from HIM

An informatics professional should know the EHR system inside and out; they know how the data is collected, they know how and where the data is stored, and they know how the data can produce valued information leading to the best possible patient care.

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