Coding Centralization Lessons Learned During a Reorganization Project
Jun01

Coding Centralization Lessons Learned During a Reorganization Project

A coding consultant shares best practices from a recent coding centralization project completed at Kaiser Permanente.

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Parsing the Language of Continuous HIM Education: CCHIIM, Credentials, Certificates, and Certifications
May01

Parsing the Language of Continuous HIM Education: CCHIIM, Credentials, Certificates, and Certifications

CCHIIM plays a key role in ensuring that today’s HIM professionals have the needed skills and competencies to navigate the healthcare landscape currently shifting under their feet. If an HIM professional wants to maximize their skills and knowledge—which AHIMA’s HIM Reimagined initiative strongly urges—AHIMA offers multiple ways to do that through certificates and certification programs.

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Managing PHI Disclosure When a Lawsuit Is Involved—How to Prepare
Apr01

Managing PHI Disclosure When a Lawsuit Is Involved—How to Prepare

This article examines how HIM professionals should work with risk management when releasing records tied to lawsuits, and some new best practices to consider.

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The Doctor Will Call You Now
Mar01

The Doctor Will Call You Now

Telehealth technology is evolving, transforming how we deliver and receive care in a multitude of facilities along the way—from schools to rural providers to prisons. What does the future of telehealth hold, and what does that mean for HIM?

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Things to Know When Implementing an IG Program
Feb01

Things to Know When Implementing an IG Program

Information governance (IG) is an initiative that takes careful planning and the resources necessary to see successful outcomes. But what are some of the items to look for as you begin an IG program implementation?

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Three Things to Watch in HIM for 2018
Jan01

Three Things to Watch in HIM for 2018

To say that 2017 was a busy one for organizations and outlets covering healthcare would be an understatement. And so far, there’s no indication to suggest that 2018 will be any different.

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