The movement to give patients electronic access to doctors’ notes continues to gain momentum, as additional studies garner positive feedback from participating patients.
For the second time in the last two months, HHS Secretary Alex Azar has waived certain HIPAA Privacy Rule sanctions and penalties—this time for areas affected by Hurricane Michael.
In the decades from the 1960s to present day, AHIMA and its members have continuously paved the way in an evolving profession vital to the modern healthcare industry.
The decades from the 1920s to the 1950s saw AHIMA and its members finding their footing in a newly expanding profession, as members organized and collaborated on the national, state, and regional level—working together to both define and strengthen the role medical record librarians played in healthcare.
In a recent open letter, Rep. Jim Banks, R-IN expressed concerns regarding the stability and direction of leadership for the Electronic Health Record Modernization (EHRM) program at the US Department of Veterans Affairs.