VIDEO: Patients an Ally in Governing Records

In this video from the AHIMA Health Information Integrity Summit, patient advocates discuss HIM’s role in managing new technologies that help empower patients to interact with their health records.

Read More

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.

Read More

“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.

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More