Panel Discusses IG Benefits
Oct10

Panel Discusses IG Benefits

As the term “information governance” becomes more and more familiar to HIM professionals, many are looking for ways to make the case for getting IG efforts underway at their organizations.

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Incoming Board President Stresses Leadership and Mentoring
Oct10

Incoming Board President Stresses Leadership and Mentoring

Like AHIMA’s Founder Grace Whiting Myers, AHIMA’s Incoming Board President Diann H. Smith, MS, RHIA, CHP, FAHIMA, says her career and passion for HIM was sparked by her love of reading and time spent in libraries.

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ONC Head Talks Interoperability, Boxer, Gingrich Debate Healthcare
Oct10

ONC Head Talks Interoperability, Boxer, Gingrich Debate Healthcare

Monday’s General Session featured several speakers, including an address from Pamela L. Lane, MS, RHIA, interim CEO at AHIMA, a government update from National HIT Coordinator Donald Rucker, and a moderated point/counterpoint on healthcare with former Senator Barbara Boxer and former Speaker of the House of Representatives Newt Gingrich.

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Silent Auction Bidding Moves Online
Oct09

Silent Auction Bidding Moves Online

This year the AHIMA Foundation is taking Silent Auction bidding to the next level by introducing a mobile bidding app.

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To Audit or Not To Audit Queries?
Oct09

To Audit or Not To Audit Queries?

Utah Health’s Michelle Knuckles and Nancy Treacy described the process of evaluating the quality and consistency of CDI queries to ensure they were written appropriately in their Sunday Clinical Coding Meeting session “Queries: To Audit or Not to Audit… That Is the Question!”

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Privacy and Security Institute Focuses on Cybersecurity, Heeding 21st Century Cures
Oct09

Privacy and Security Institute Focuses on Cybersecurity, Heeding 21st Century Cures

In this era of cybercrime, data breaches, increased government regulation and audits, and the ongoing fight to open up health records for patients and providers, skills in healthcare privacy and security have never been more important. This fact was evident during the 11th Annual AHIMA Privacy and Security Institute.

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