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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How to Move from Denial Management to Prevention
Dec01

How to Move from Denial Management to Prevention

As the healthcare industry moves toward value-based payment, making the shift from denial management to denial prevention is essential.

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Measuring Coding Accuracy and Productivity in Today’s Value-Based Payment World [Sponsored]
Nov03

Measuring Coding Accuracy and Productivity in Today’s Value-Based Payment World [Sponsored]

Analysis of ICD-10 coding accuracy and productivity has included the comparison of coding accuracy between ICD-9 and ICD-10 with the same 95 percent accuracy goal set. Is this really achievable only two years into a new coding system?

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