Panel: HIM Ideal for Data Analytics Roles
Jul15

Panel: HIM Ideal for Data Analytics Roles

When it comes to hiring new data analysts, Shawn Wells says there is no question HIM professionals can easily jump into the role with the right training and attitude. This statement brought loud applause from the audience at the 2016 CSA Leadership Symposium

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Start Small to Tame Big Information Governance Initiatives
Jul15

Start Small to Tame Big Information Governance Initiatives

Sally Beahan and Jaime James discussed the IG lessons their organizations have learned as pilot sites for AHIMA’s Information Governance Adoption Model at their presentation at the 2016 CSA Leadership Symposium.

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Having Confidence, Seeking Common Ground Are Keys to Launching IG
May25

Having Confidence, Seeking Common Ground Are Keys to Launching IG

In the closing keynote of the 2016 Managing Electronic Records (MER) Conference Wednesday in Chicago, speaker Randolph Kahn, Esq., acknowledged that after two days of presentations about IG, attendees would likely go home feeling overwhelmed.

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Senator Leading 21st Century Cures Act Debate Speaks at AHIMA Hill Day
Apr06

Senator Leading 21st Century Cures Act Debate Speaks at AHIMA Hill Day

Creating a more interoperable healthcare system is one of the priorities of Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN), chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) committee and a speaker at AHIMA’s Hill Day event in Washington, DC, on Tuesday.

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Experts Explore Privacy Challenges in Today’s Technological World
Apr04

Experts Explore Privacy Challenges in Today’s Technological World

From the smart phone to the patient portal and beyond, balancing privacy with patient access to health information is one of the industry’s hottest topics. Two experts explored the challenges of leading privacy in a world of new technology during Monday’s Advocacy Leadership Symposium in Washington, DC.

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CMS Official Offers Insight on Upcoming MACRA Changes
Apr04

CMS Official Offers Insight on Upcoming MACRA Changes

A new set of changes promises to transform the Medicare reimbursement landscape, and HIM has a role to play. That was the message of Robert Anthony, deputy director, quality measurement and value-based incentives group at the Center for Clinical Standards and Quality, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), during his presentation Monday at AHIMA’s Advocacy Leadership Symposium in Washington, DC.

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