Study Highlights HIO’s Current Workforce Needs, Challenges

As health information exchange organizations take the spotlight for their role in healthcare reform and various information exchange programs, HIM professionals have wondered just what skills are required to work for an HIO, and the specific job roles available. In a new study jointly published by AHIMA and the HIMSS, HIO survey participants offered insight into their hiring practices for key health IT and health information management roles with their organizations.

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National Leadership Opportunity in Patient Identity Management

The Healthcare Information and Management System Society (HIMSS) has entered into a partnering agreement with the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to sponsor an Innovator In Residence (IIR) position.

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Pilot Study Reveals Common ICD-10-CM/PCS Coding Errors

Results of a national ICD-10 CM/PCS coding pilot program found that coders using the new system produced accurate coding less than two-thirds of the time, according to a new report.

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