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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Filling the Cybersecurity Skills Gap with Artificial Intelligence
Jun21

Filling the Cybersecurity Skills Gap with Artificial Intelligence

With highly sensitive patient data to protect, and more vectors through which to access that data than ever before, the shortage of cybersecurity professionals should be of utmost concern to healthcare organizations.

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Informatics Professional Discusses Her Shift from HIM
Jun19

Informatics Professional Discusses Her Shift from HIM

An informatics professional should know the EHR system inside and out; they know how the data is collected, they know how and where the data is stored, and they know how the data can produce valued information leading to the best possible patient care.

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Parsing Overweight and Obesity Coding
Jun12

Parsing Overweight and Obesity Coding

Tune in to this monthly online coding column, facilitated by AHIMA’s coding experts, to learn about challenging areas and documentation opportunities for ICD-10-CM/PCS.

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The Databases, They Are A-changing
Jun05

The Databases, They Are A-changing

With more data to be stored and processed than ever before, relational databases can’t keep up with the growing demands for internal and external reporting.

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