AHIMA Seeks Comments on Proposed Informatics Curricula

AHIMA is asking informatics practitioners and informatics educators to comment on its new set of graduate level health informatics competencies—which have been posted online—by October 3.

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Mentoring is Vital in Developing New Coding Professionals
May01

Mentoring is Vital in Developing New Coding Professionals

As coding resources continue to be scarce, having an in-house coding training program on any scale is a viable solution to meeting your facility’s coding needs.

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Toolkit Teaches How to Advocate for a Patient Safety Identifier

As part of a grassroots campaign to spark a national conversation about patient safety identifiers, AHIMA has released a new toolkit the association hopes HIM professionals will use to help spread the word.

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Earning HIM Cred—The RHIA and RHIT

This web-exclusive series focuses on just what career-cred AHIMA’s credentials earn HIM professionals in the real world.

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AHIMA Launches New BoK with Fresh Look, Improved Functionality

AHIMA has launched a redesigned HIM Body of KnowledgeTM (BoK) online library with a modern, more intuitive, and user-friendly look. The new BoK, available at http://bok.ahima.org, also features improved functionality to help users locate AHIMA’s content easier and faster.

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When US News and World Report Downgrades Hospital, CDI is Quick to the Rescue
Aug10

When US News and World Report Downgrades Hospital, CDI is Quick to the Rescue

When the University of Michigan Health System’s U.S. News and World Report ranking fell sharply—from number 9 in 2003 to off the rankings in 2013 and 2014—the organization’s administrators knew many things needed to change. Luckily for them, the health system’s HIM department was ready to help.

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