Change. In the healthcare information management field, it’s one of the only constants. Hiring the right people into these changing circumstances means taking a step back to understand the education, work experience, and personal qualities that make for the best employees right out of the gate and down the road.
This article explores ways to bridge generational gaps in the workplace, offering insights and strategies for attracting, managing, and retaining Millennials in HIM. As the next generation of industry professionals, Millennials bring different characteristics, life experiences, and expectations to the workplace. HIM leaders need to respect the differences and find creative ways to engage this new generation entering the workforce. Managers have a choice. They can either accept and perpetuate negative stereotypes or choose to see the needs, objectives, and talents of others.
Do you find yourself wondering what to focus on when querying for ICD-10 specificity? Are you concerned that your organization’s query process may overwhelm providers?
In the past, many covered entities charged attorneys higher fees for accessing patient information than for patient requests. New HHS guidance seems to state that providers can’t charge third parties, like attorneys, more in certain cases.
This update to one of the Journal’s most popular web pieces features new segments with helpful information for both HIM professionals and consumers.
Healthcare has the unfortunate distinction of being one of the last major US industries to transition away from paper-based recordkeeping. Underpinning the largest and most risk-sensitive industry in the nation, business operations have been managed almost entirely on paper for generations.