Interest in CDI Outside of the US
Mar22

Interest in CDI Outside of the US

Outside of the US, CDI programs are being implemented, leading to increased demand for CDI specialists and a keen interest in the CDIP credential.

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Long Term Digital Preservation and IG: The Evolving When, Where, and How Strategy
Mar16

Long Term Digital Preservation and IG: The Evolving When, Where, and How Strategy

With the help of an information governance program, a committee can advance the strategy and road map of the long-term digital preservation projects.

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The Future of Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity (SO/GI) Healthcare Data
Mar16

The Future of Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity (SO/GI) Healthcare Data

The LGBT patient population have identification and documentation needs that are not being addressed in today’s mainstream healthcare workflows. Capturing sexual orientation and gender identity is a relatively new, but important concept in healthcare.

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Going Monthly: Making the Case for Consistent Coding Audits
Mar08

Going Monthly: Making the Case for Consistent Coding Audits

Monthly bills. Monthly lunch meetings. Monthly delinquent medical record report. So many tasks occur once a month. But monthly external coding audits?

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AHIMA Presentations at HIMSS17: Governing Healthcare Information for Payment Reform
Mar01

AHIMA Presentations at HIMSS17: Governing Healthcare Information for Payment Reform

Speakers from AHIMA focused on key requirements and concepts that traverse the various payment reform models in their presentation at this year’s HIMSS conference.

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Data Breaches and Class Actions
Feb28

Data Breaches and Class Actions

This month’s Legal eSpeaking post discusses recent breaches and considers how they might give rise to class actions against the provider which suffered the breach.

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