Report from AHIMA’s 2014 Clinical Documentation Improvement Summit

The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) convened its annual Clinical Documentation Integrity (CDI) Summit in August 2014 in Washington, DC. The summit is committed to presenting interactive sessions, showcasing real-world examples, advancing networking opportunities, and providing critical insights to move CDI programs forward.

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White Paper Summarizes ICD-10-CM/PCS Summit Takeaways

An AHIMA white paper summarizing key takeaways from the association’s 2014 ICD-10-CM/PCS and CAC Summit encourages members to “stay the course” on implementation efforts and offers strategies for using the delay effectively.

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Summer 2013 Issue of Perspectives Now Available

The Summer 2013 issue of AHIMA’s research journal, Perspectives in Health Information Management, is now available.

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Spring Perspectives Explores Technology, Practice, and Education

The spring 2013 issue of AHIMA’s research journal, Perspectives in Health Information Management, is now available. This issue features the latest thinking in technology, practice, and education. Included in the new issue is an article examining the level of readiness and planning for ICD-10-CM/PCS implementation among hospitals in Alabama.

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Special Issue of Perspectives Explores Leadership

The Winter 2013 issue of Perspectives in Health Information Management focuses on leadership and provides a forum of viewpoints on the mandates for leaders. The following is an excerpt from the article, “Leadership’s Role in Support of Online Academic Programs: Implementing an Administrative Support Matrix,” by Amanda C. Barefield, EdD, RHIA, LNHA, and John D. Meyer, PhD.

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