Survey: Coding Productivity Dipped After ICD-10 Implementation
Jun13

Survey: Coding Productivity Dipped After ICD-10 Implementation

The implementation of ICD-10 did result in a perceived loss of coding productivity, with a minimal dip in coding accuracy, according to a recent coding productivity and accuracy survey conducted by the AHIMA Foundation.

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Mentoring is Vital in Developing New Coding Professionals
May01

Mentoring is Vital in Developing New Coding Professionals

As coding resources continue to be scarce, having an in-house coding training program on any scale is a viable solution to meeting your facility’s coding needs.

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AHIMA Foundation Launches Network to Highlight New HIIM Research

The annual AHIMA Foundation Research Forum, which took place on Sunday in the convention center, provides an opportunity for the growing health informatics and information management (HIIM) research community to shine, and this year set the stage for the launch of a new HIIM research network.

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Shining a New Light on Patient Engagement

Switch the lens and look at the patient in a new light. That was the key message delivered by Kim Murphy-Abdouch, RHIA, MPH, FACHE, clinical assistant professor at Texas State University, in her Monday presentation “Patient Access to Personal Health Information: Regulation vs. Reality.”

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Summit Looks to Veterans for Next Generation of HIM Professionals

Education, apprenticeships, and employer commitment are three ways the industry can break down barriers between healthcare employers and veterans and bolster the HIM workforce, said participants in the Healthcare Forward summit presented by AHIMA and the AHIMA Foundation in Washington, DC, on Thursday.

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