White Paper: Improving Patient Matching with a Simple Plug-in
Sep18

White Paper: Improving Patient Matching with a Simple Plug-in

There are substantial—and growing—costs to inaccurate patient matching. Learn how a groundbreaking solution can improve match rates, thereby improving healthcare data exchange.

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The Future of Healthcare Data Exchange
Sep01

The Future of Healthcare Data Exchange

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?

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First and Second Quarter Coding Clinic Highlights
Aug01

First and Second Quarter Coding Clinic Highlights

Coding experts summarize the coding recommendations presented in the latest American Hospital Association’s Coding Clinic guides.

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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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