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