Three HIM Stories to Watch for in 2017
Jan01

Three HIM Stories to Watch for in 2017

While the healthcare industry plays “wait and see” as uncertainty looms with regard to the regulatory landscape ahead, the events of this past year offer a few hints as to what we might expect in 2017.

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Managing Health Information in International Waters
Dec29

Managing Health Information in International Waters

When people ask Davi Trotti, MA, RHIA, what it was like to live onboard the hospital ship Africa Mercy, she tells them “During the week I live in Europe and on the weekends I live in Africa.”

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Revenue Cycle Management in Home Healthcare: Maintaining Coding and Documentation Excellence [Sponsored]
Dec02

Revenue Cycle Management in Home Healthcare: Maintaining Coding and Documentation Excellence [Sponsored]

Home healthcare is a burgeoning and besieged industry. Its growth is strongly connected to our aging population and increased competition; its challenges come from a variety of sectors.

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The Role of HIM in MACRA
Dec01

The Role of HIM in MACRA

As providers gear up to meet reporting requirements under MACRA’s new Quality Payment Program, HIM stands to play a prominent role in the transition to value-based care.

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Why Standardize an Electronic Health Record? [Sponsored]
Nov11

Why Standardize an Electronic Health Record? [Sponsored]

Many HIM professionals couldn’t wait until the health record was available electronically, but now that the record is available electronically, physicians, physician offices, quality reviewers, and coding professionals face a multitude of new challenges.

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MACRA Strategies for 2017: Advantages and Disadvantages of Four Options
Nov07

MACRA Strategies for 2017: Advantages and Disadvantages of Four Options

While the final rule contains many different provisions, this article looks at the advantages and disadvantages of four MACRA options providers can choose to implement in 2017.

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