New Study, Pilot Sites Part of AHIMA’s Expanding Information Governance Initiatives
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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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Panel: HIM Should Be at the Center of Patient Engagement Efforts

Two sessions at AHIMA’s 2015 Leadership Symposium, held in Chicago, IL on Friday, underscored the important role health information management (HIM) professionals play in patient advocacy.

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ONC Takes Action: Health Information Systems Interoperability to Support Learning Health System

In the effort to advance secure and interoperable health information exchanges, ONC has released its interoperability roadmap. The roadmap is directed towards the development of a nationwide learning health system.

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ONC and HHS Announce $28 Million for Interoperability, HIE Efforts

The federal government is investing $28 million in grant funding for state health information exchange programs in an effort to boost interoperability.

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Inadequate Patient ID Elements Hindering Health Information Exchange

In their rush implement electronic health records, many healthcare systems gave little consideration to how patient identity elements were entered into new electronic systems.

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AMIA: HIPAA Changes Needed to Permit Researcher Access to Patient Records

A leading healthcare informatics trade group wants Congress to amend HIPAA to allow researchers to gather data from patient records without permission from the patient.

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