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Hospital IT Leaders Note Wireless Technology Challenges

As hospitals increasingly turn to wireless technologies to store and manage patient care information, health IT leaders harbor growing concerns about network scalability and security, according to a new HIMSS Analytics’ study titled “Healthcare Provider Network Solutions, Barriers and Challenges.”

May 31, 2013 10:03 am    |    posted by Martina Sheehan   |    AHIMAPrivacy and security
AHIMA Announces All-New Online Presence

Change is coming to AHIMA’s online presence—the Communities of Practice (CoP), ahima.org site, and the Body of Knowledge (BoK). The Association is delivering new enhancements, a smarter design, new functions, and upgrades to search for and find information more readily.

May 29, 2013 11:39 am    |    posted by AHIMA Staff    |    AHIMA
Meaningful Use Vocabulary Toolkit Highlights Code Sets

AHIMA’s revised “Meaningful Use Vocabulary Toolkit” describes the vocabulary standards adopted in the ONC final rules, including vocabularies, code sets, nomenclatures, and terminologies.

May 17, 2013 03:38 pm    |    posted by Anne Zender   |    AHIMAARRAElectronic records
New HIPAA Education Tools for Patients, Providers Hit Web

Hoping to improve consumers’ knowledge of their healthcare privacy and security rights, the Department of Health and Human Service’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has developed an array of new patient-facing educational tools about HIPAA.

May 08, 2013 04:32 pm    |    posted by Chris Dimick   |    ARRAHIPAA
Journal of AHIMA Receives Multiple ASHPE Awards

The American Society of Healthcare Publication Editors has issued the Journal of AHIMA several awards for editorial excellence.

May 01, 2013 04:02 pm    |    posted by Chris Dimick   |    AHIMA
Video Extra: Customer Service in Action

Learn how to apply the customer service tips for HIM professionals outlined in the “How Can I Help You” article in this month’s Journal of AHIMA.

May 01, 2013 12:00 am    |    posted by Paula Mauro   |    HIM operationsProfessional development
Physician Transition: Taking Steps Toward ICD-10

HIM professionals have worked for years to build positive relationships with physicians and improve their documentation, all in pursuit of more accurate clinical coding. However, many programs to improve physician documentation have fallen short while coder-generated queries asking for greater specification flourish. With ICD-10-CM/PCS slated to go live in 2014, the time is now to finalize your plans for physician education and training, according to a presentation given Tuesday by Cindy Seel, MSA, RHIA, director of education and training at HRS.

Apr 24, 2013 12:01 pm    |    posted by Melanie Endicott   |    AHIMAICD-10ICD-10/CAC Summit
A Decade of HIPAA

HIPAA has ushered in a new era in healthcare that has transformed the way US healthcare professionals manage information and use it to deliver care. While we often say we still have a long way to go before achieving compliance with HIPAA, several significant changes are already underway today.

Apr 12, 2013 12:56 pm    |    posted by Mac McMillan   |    HIPAA
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