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AHIMA Board President Kathleen Frawley Dies June 28

AHIMA Board President and Chair Kathleen A. Frawley, 63, died unexpectedly on Friday, June 28.

Jul 01, 2013 09:46 am    |    posted by Chris Dimick   |    AHIMA
What Non-Coders Need to Know About ICD-10

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.

Jul 01, 2013 12:00 am    |    posted by Martina Sheehan   |    ICD-10Physician practices
Getting Up to Date on Release of Information

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.

Jun 27, 2013 08:00 am    |    posted by Anne Zender   |    AHIMAElectronic recordsPrivacy and security
Legal Challenges in Using and Integrating Laboratory Data in EHRs (cont.)

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.

Jun 03, 2013 03:24 pm    |    posted by Rick Chung   |    ARRAElectronic recordsHealth information exchange
Legal Challenges in Using and Integrating Laboratory Data in EHRs

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 […]

Jun 01, 2013 12:00 am    |    posted by Rick Chung   |    ARRAElectronic recordsHealth information exchange
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
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