Patient Portal Toolkit Available, Free for AHIMA Members

AHIMA just released its Patient Portal Toolkit, a follow up to the 2015 Practice Brief, “The Implementation and Management of Patient Portals.”

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How and Why to Become an OpenNotes Organization [Sponsored]
Mar11

How and Why to Become an OpenNotes Organization [Sponsored]

As a recent initiative, a growing number of healthcare organizations are turning to OpenNotes as a strategy for addressing patient engagement shortcomings in the US healthcare system.

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How to Make Healthcare More Consumer-Centric
Sep21

How to Make Healthcare More Consumer-Centric

By Janie Tremlett: The conversation in healthcare is shifting from “patient engagement” to “consumerism.” This changing lingo indicates a new mental model—a new approach to thinking about patients as consumers and to delivering a healthcare experience as consumer-centric

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Panel: HIM Should Be at the Center of Patient Engagement Efforts

Two sessions at AHIMA’s 2015 Leadership Symposium, held in Chicago, IL on Friday, underscored the important role health information management (HIM) professionals play in patient advocacy.

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Health IT Advocates Call for Health ‘Data Independence Day’

In response to the recently loosened rules governing the “meaningful use” EHR Incentive Program, patient engagement advocates are calling for a health Data Independence Day to encourage patient access to their records.

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