HIM Coming of Age through Information Governance and Data Governance
Jul13

HIM Coming of Age through Information Governance and Data Governance

The valuable knowledge HIM professionals possess—of documenting, indexing, classifying, and retrieval of information—is as relevant as ever.

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Attracting Experienced Applicants for Coding Positions
Jul11

Attracting Experienced Applicants for Coding Positions

Your coding positions have been posted for months. You have been receiving applications, just not very many from experienced coders. Why not?

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Alert Fatigue: An Unintended Consequence
Jul03

Alert Fatigue: An Unintended Consequence

Informatics plays a vital role in designing a system that can prevent disruption of the user’s cognitive flow while still ensuring that data collected at the source of entry supports both speed and accuracy.

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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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How Collecting Biometric Information Can Lead to Litigation
Jun27

How Collecting Biometric Information Can Lead to Litigation

Biometric information may be extremely useful, but healthcare organizations must take into account state laws before implementing any programs that collect or leverage that information.

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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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