Inadequate Coding Means Medical Error-Related Deaths Are Underreported, Study Says

A high-profile new study, published in the British Medical Journal, suggests that medical errors are the third leading cause of death in the United States—but that it is not listed as such because of the way cause of death is coded and reported.

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AHIMA Announces Winner of #MyHealthID Video Contest
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AHIMA Announces Winner of #MyHealthID Video Contest

AHIMA’s campaign to improve patient safety through a voluntary patient safety identifier feels personal to a lot of people. For proof, look no further than the winner of AHIMA’s social media video contest.

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AHIMA Releases New Data Mapping White Paper

A new white paper from AHIMA, “Data Mapping and Its Impact on Data Integrity,” offers recommendations to help users think through the risks and unintended consequences of data map use before any projects are planned.

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