Additional Quality and Patient Safety Resources
The online version of the August practice brief “HIM Functions in Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety” includes four additional appendixes. Appendix A examines patient safety and quality opportunities for HIM-IT collaboration. Appendix B outlines HIM’s role in data governance, while appendix C catalogs HIM’s role in data capture, validation, and maintenance. Appendix D provides suggestions for further reading on HIM functions in quality and patient safety initiatives.