Patient/Caregiver Resources

Need some guidance on how to request your medical records? Want to know more about your privacy rights as a patient? Browse the Patient/Caregiver Resources category on the Journal of AHIMA website to get started. Founded in 1928, the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) is a national non-profit professional association dedicated to the effective management of health information. AHIMA’s members are health...

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The Databases, They Are A-changing
Jun05

The Databases, They Are A-changing

With more data to be stored and processed than ever before, relational databases can’t keep up with the growing demands for internal and external reporting.

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Who Tells Your Story? [Sponsored]

“Who tells your story?” It’s a question pondered throughout the Broadway sensation “Hamilton,” and it’s a good question; one that providers need to be focused on as the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) moves towards value-based reimbursement.

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Slide Show: What’s Your Favorite Code—and Why?
Jun01

Slide Show: What’s Your Favorite Code—and Why?

Favorite codes—everyone seems to have them. Coding professionals weigh in on their favorite encounters to code (and why).

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Coding Centralization Lessons Learned During a Reorganization Project
Jun01

Coding Centralization Lessons Learned During a Reorganization Project

A coding consultant shares best practices from a recent coding centralization project completed at Kaiser Permanente.

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