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FDA Releases Final Mobile Health App Guidance

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will only exert its considerable oversight powers over mobile health applications and technologies that are likely to pose an adverse effect if used incorrectly, according to final guidance released by the agency on Monday, Sept. 23.

Sep 23, 2013 03:23 pm    |    posted by Mary Butler   |    Electronic recordsPersonal health recordsPrivacy and security
HITECH Omnibus Rule Compliance Begins Today

The deadline for healthcare providers and other HIPAA-covered entities to become compliant with the HITECH Omnibus Rule begins today, Sept. 23.

Sep 23, 2013 11:19 am    |    posted by Chris Dimick   |    ARRACompliance
Federal Officials Encourage Action, Preview New Data Tools

Health IT officials from the US Department of Health and Human Services emphasized the importance of HIM professionals’ role in the future of US healthcare and delivered an update on future federal innovations during two presentations Sept. 17 at AHIMA’s Health Information Integrity Summit.

Sep 18, 2013 10:17 am    |    posted by Mary Butler   |    AHIMAAHIMA HIISummitARRA
“Barefoot and Determined,” HIM Must Tackle Patient Engagement Issues

The power of personal health stories—whether delivered through impersonal health data or through music, paintings, and old-fashioned storytelling—is empowering patients like never before. That message came through loud and clear during a Sept. 17 presentation by Vera Rulon, MS, RHIT, FAHIMA, and Regina Holliday.

Sep 18, 2013 10:02 am    |    posted by Mary Butler   |    AHIMAAHIMA HIISummitARRA
Managing Strategic Healthcare Alliances Takes Creativity, Chocolate

With an unprecedented number of provider mergers and acquisitions taking place in healthcare today, HIM professionals have the daunting task of ensuring the integrity of patient data that gets caught in the middle when organizations collide.

Sep 18, 2013 09:51 am    |    posted by Mary Butler   |    AHIMAAHIMA HIISummitData quality
Breaking Down Information Governance Versus Data Governance

In a far-reaching discussion, health information management thought leaders talked about small- and big-picture challenges facing HIM professionals willing to tackle information governance during Monday’s afternoon plenary session at AHIMA’s Health Information Integrity Summit.

Sep 17, 2013 09:54 am    |    posted by Mary Butler   |    AHIMAAHIMA HIISummitHIM operations
AHIMA Health Information Integrity Summit Coverage

Follow the news and get insights from AHIMA’s Health Information Integrity Summit taking place September 16-17 in Alexandria, VA.

Sep 17, 2013 09:47 am    |    posted by Sarah Sheber   |    AHIMAAHIMA HIISummit
E-Discovery Toolkit: Prepare or Beware

If your organization doesn’t have a procedure for responding to e-discovery requests, or for defining the legal health record, the HIM department should get the ball rolling or it will never happen, advised e-discovery expert Diane Premeau, MBA, RHIA, CHP, CHC, in “Source System Review: A Toolkit for Finding Your Legal Health Record for E-Discovery.”

Sep 17, 2013 09:47 am    |    posted by Mary Butler   |    AHIMAAHIMA HIISummitElectronic records
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