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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Strategies for HIM to Lead IG in an Organization
Nov13

Strategies for HIM to Lead IG in an Organization

Unless your organization has a C-suite that’s 100 percent onboard and enthusiastic about information governance (IG)—and the consensus of participants in AHIMA’s Information Governance Thought Leadership Summit on Friday agreed this is unrealistic—then it’s time to be creative and find a trigger.

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Data Governance Leads to IG Governance for Carilion Clinic
Nov13

Data Governance Leads to IG Governance for Carilion Clinic

To cheers and laughter from the audience, one of the keynote presenters at AHIMA’s Information Governance Thought Leadership Summit on Friday declared that his organization, the Carilion Clinic, believes that data governance is innately sexy.

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IG Summit Q and A: IG and the Future of Healthcare
Nov10

IG Summit Q and A: IG and the Future of Healthcare

Journal of AHIMA recently discussed with IG Summit keynote speaker Chris Surdak, JD the importance of IG in healthcare, what HIM professionals should know, and a little bit of what attendees can expect to take away from his talk.

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New Study, Pilot Sites Part of AHIMA’s Expanding Information Governance Initiatives
Jul10

New Study, Pilot Sites Part of AHIMA’s Expanding Information Governance Initiatives

In her Leadership Symposium presentation Friday in Chicago, IL, Green’s “Information Governance Update” presentation gave a broad overview of AHIMA’s IG activities to date, and previewed upcoming projects.

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ONC Leadership Shakeup: Muntz Steps Down, Reider Steps Up

Jacob Reider, MD, director of ONC’s Office of the Chief Medical Officer, has been named acting national coordinator of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT. Also David Muntz, principal deputy coordinator and second in command at ONC, has announced he will leave the agency in October.

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