Journal of AHIMA Wins ASHPE Editorial Excellence Award for ‘Road to Governance’
May01

Journal of AHIMA Wins ASHPE Editorial Excellence Award for ‘Road to Governance’

The Journal of AHIMA has received an award from the American Society of Healthcare Publication Editors (ASHPE) as part of its 2017 Awards Competition.

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Psychologist Allegedly Disclosed Patients’ Mental Health PHI in Lawsuit Filings

A New Jersey clinical psychologist could lose his professional license due to multiple lawsuits and accusations that his practice inappropriately revealed patients’ mental health diagnoses in legal proceedings.

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Report: MACRA Poses Opportunity, Significant Challenges to Oncology Practices

The implementation of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) may have an unexpected consequence for many oncology practices, according to a study from the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

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Researchers Discuss Three Problems, Solutions for Patient Matching

Implementing sound health IT practices can help reduce patient matching errors, but getting a good program off the ground requires buy-in from healthcare executives and stakeholders throughout an organization, according to presenters at an ECRI Institute and the Partnership for Health IT Patient Safety webinar on Thursday.

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Industry Keeping a Weather Eye for Medical Device, Ransomware Hacks
Apr20

Industry Keeping a Weather Eye for Medical Device, Ransomware Hacks

As the healthcare industry faces an ever-increasing swell tide of cybersecurity threats, from device hacking to the proliferation of ransomware attacks, regulators and organizations move to stem the tide.

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AHIMA Urges Congress to Maintain Health IT Initiatives Funding in 21st Century Cures Act
Apr19

AHIMA Urges Congress to Maintain Health IT Initiatives Funding in 21st Century Cures Act

AHIMA has sent a letter urging Congress to continue to fund critical health IT initiatives that were advanced last year with the passage of the 21st Century Cures Act.

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