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CDI has become a hot topic over the years, with widespread interest and debate regarding who qualifies to be a CDI professional. The fact that there is little specialized academic education or curriculum for CDI only intensifies the debate.
For the last decade (and beyond), a common theme amongst healthcare organizations has been the transition to the EHR, as well as efforts to develop a strategy for managing electronically stored information.
The scale of healthcare data has grown tremendously in recent years, increasing the need to present that data in ways that are more understandable and insightful.
AHIMA’s Information Governance Adoption Model™ (IGAM) has been cited in the ONC’s Patient Demographic Data Quality Framework as a resource that provides useful implementation guidance for data governance in the areas of data modeling, data mapping, data audit, data quality controls, data quality management, data architecture, and data dictionaries.