Senator Leading 21st Century Cures Act Debate Speaks at AHIMA Hill Day
Apr06

Senator Leading 21st Century Cures Act Debate Speaks at AHIMA Hill Day

Creating a more interoperable healthcare system is one of the priorities of Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN), chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) committee and a speaker at AHIMA’s Hill Day event in Washington, DC, on Tuesday.

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Experts Explore Privacy Challenges in Today’s Technological World
Apr04

Experts Explore Privacy Challenges in Today’s Technological World

From the smart phone to the patient portal and beyond, balancing privacy with patient access to health information is one of the industry’s hottest topics. Two experts explored the challenges of leading privacy in a world of new technology during Monday’s Advocacy Leadership Symposium in Washington, DC.

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CMS Official Offers Insight on Upcoming MACRA Changes
Apr04

CMS Official Offers Insight on Upcoming MACRA Changes

A new set of changes promises to transform the Medicare reimbursement landscape, and HIM has a role to play. That was the message of Robert Anthony, deputy director, quality measurement and value-based incentives group at the Center for Clinical Standards and Quality, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), during his presentation Monday at AHIMA’s Advocacy Leadership Symposium in Washington, DC.

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Journal of AHIMA Web Redesign Receives EXCEL Bronze Award
Jun30

Journal of AHIMA Web Redesign Receives EXCEL Bronze Award

The Journal of AHIMA’s redesigned website earned a Bronze Award in the Association Media & Publishing’s 2015 national EXCEL competition.

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New Toolkit Offers HIPAA Breach Notification Rule Guidance

Since the 2013 publication of the Omnibus Final Rule, breaches of all sizes involving various types of protected health information (PHI) have affected the healthcare industry. AHIMA recently published a comprehensive collection of resources and best practices to help healthcare organizations and HIM professionals navigate their way through the HIPAA breach notification rule and the overall breach management process.

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