A blue-ribbon panel of cancer research experts has called for the formation of a “national cancer data ecosystem” in order to help achieve President Obama’s Cancer Moonshot Initiative’s goal of achieving 10 years’ worth of cancer advancements within five years.
The arrival of the Zika virus in the United States has caught local health departments and providers flat footed in terms of surveillance and detection thanks to outdated health IT systems.
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.
AHIMA is one of several health IT industry groups announcing its support for a new US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) initiative to improve the flow of health information between consumers and providers.
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.
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.