Study: Accuracy Issues Plague Paper Records and EHRs

Whenever debates about paper records versus EHRs erupt, parties on both sides of the issue inevitably cite data accuracy and readability as concerns for both formats.

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Study: Healthcare Organizations Expect Significant Impact from Digital Transitions

According to the study results, “Healthcare executives agree that digital transformation is the global trend that will have the greatest impact on their organizations.”

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AHIMA Releases New Informatics Toolkit for HIM Professionals

The toolkit provides tools for health informatics and information management professionals to assist them in meeting the growing demand for informatics competencies in healthcare.

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OCR, ONC Privacy Head Deven McGraw Leaves Position for Private Sector
Oct20

OCR, ONC Privacy Head Deven McGraw Leaves Position for Private Sector

Rachel Seeger, MPA, MA, senior adviser of public affairs and outreach at OCR, confirmed McGraw’s departure and added that McGraw has taken a new job in the private sector.

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Proposed Bill Brings National Data Breach Notification Standard for Non-HITECH Entities

A proposed bill in the US House of Representatives seeks to bring unity and clarification to the various state-level breach notification laws following the Equifax data breach, according to an article in HealthITSecurity.

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AHIMA Conducting Nationwide Search for New CEO
Oct19

AHIMA Conducting Nationwide Search for New CEO

The AHIMA Board of Directors has launched a nationwide search to find the next AHIMA CEO. The Board is encouraging qualified members to apply for the position—though the search is open to all applicants.

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