The REC Connection

https://ahima.wpengine.com/wp-content/uploads/JAHIMA-viola-rec-interview.mp3 Allison Viola, AHIMA director of federal relations, discusses the importance of HIM to the success of the REC mission. The path to meaningful use runs through the HIM department.Meeting the requirements of the federal EHR incentive program requires the contributions of HIM professionals to redesign documentation workflow, implement new health IT systems, and...

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November-December 2011

A year after opening their doors, the federally sponsored health IT regional extension centers have nearly met their recruitment goals. Now the hard part starts…

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Partnering for Productivity with the IT Help Desk

HIM professionals have much to gain in developing a partnership with the IT help desk, the ambassador for any IT-enabled healthcare project. Understanding how the help desk works and adopting best practices when contacting it will help HIM professionals form productive help desk relationships.

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