CDI professionals need physicians who are willing to provide the key documentation that shows the severity of their patients’ illnesses.
What are the goals of information governance? Why have some organizations decided they need formal information governance? How do healthcare organizations expect to benefit from IG? How are they implementing IG?
Interested in becoming an AHIMA-published author? Members of the coding community are encouraged to submit articles for possible publication.
As part 2 of 2, this blog post highlights the costs associated with hospital, physician, and prescription drug spending and life expectancy in the US.
February is IG Month at AHIMA. HIM professionals all over the globe need to understand what information governance is and why it’s important to the success of a healthcare organization. Indeed, who better to lead the IG charge than HIM professionals?
Regarded as a landmark bill, the 21st Century Cures Act covers a lot of ground, including transparency, breaking down silos in healthcare, interoperability, and an EHR reporting program.