In this web series, HIM professionals working in emerging roles give advice on tackling difficult HIM problems.
West Virginia University Hospitals has recently hosted registrars from Kenya as part of a cancer registry training program.
Learn tips and strategies to diminish the potential coder productivity losses associated with the transition to ICD-10-CM/PCS.
AHIMA Board President and Chair Kathleen A. Frawley, 63, died unexpectedly on Friday, June 28.
The impending transition to ICD-10-CM/PCS will affect professionals in every corner of US healthcare, from physicians and nurses to anyone in support of a hospital system.
To help healthcare organizations and HIM professionals navigate their way through new legislative components and industry practices, AHIMA’s “Release of Information Toolkit: A Practical Guide for the Access, Use, and Disclosure of Protected Health Information,” has been revised to incorporate various types of disclosures of protected health information and to reflect today’s practices.
Although integration and use of laboratory data in EHRs clearly has benefits, it also poses unique legal challenges. Providers and users of EHRs need to address these challenges to ensure the safe and proper use of EHRs in the management of patient care. This post is the second in a two-part article installment.
By Rick Chung, JD and Matthew Palatnik Editor’s note: This post is the first in a two-part article installment. The conclusion of the article will be […]