At the heart of our healthcare system, inaccurate data drives inefficiency, errors, avoidable administrative strain, and increased costs. How are HIM professionals using informatics to improve the care provided to patients?
Coding experts summarize the coding recommendations presented in the latest American Hospital Association’s Coding Clinic guides.
A coding consultant shares best practices from a recent coding centralization project completed at Kaiser Permanente.
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.
This article examines how HIM professionals should work with risk management when releasing records tied to lawsuits, and some new best practices to consider.
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?