Information Governance— Are You Onboard?
Sep23

Information Governance— Are You Onboard?

If you are reading this blog you are curious about information governance, learning about IG, or onboard with IG. Our goal is to get all members of AHIMA onboard with IG.

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Data Analytics: It’s Hip to be Square
Sep21

Data Analytics: It’s Hip to be Square

To understand the language of data analytics we might just need to spend some extra time in the library. Here are some oldies—but goodies—that every analyst should know.

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As Medical Apps Increase, Litigation Issues Continue
Sep20

As Medical Apps Increase, Litigation Issues Continue

This post considers hypothetical legal issues related to an app on a mobile device that allows an individual to record and transmit symptoms to a provider.

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Coding High-Risk Pregnancy: What’s New for 2017?
Sep14

Coding High-Risk Pregnancy: What’s New for 2017?

With the release of the FY 2017 updates to the ICD-10-CM Official Coding Guidelines, there’s a lot for coding professionals to review.

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Yin and Yang: Data Governance and Information Governance
Sep08

Yin and Yang: Data Governance and Information Governance

The light bulb has gone off that just because they now have advanced health IT systems such as electronic health record systems does not mean that they have good data.

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Reviewing for Inpatient Quality
Aug25

Reviewing for Inpatient Quality

Quality of care is recognized through the clinical documentation that supports accurate ICD code assignment. Thus, many clinical documentation improvement programs are now evolving to support quality initiatives.

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