HIPAA has ushered in a new era in healthcare that has transformed the way US healthcare professionals manage information and use it to deliver care. While we often say we still have a long way to go before achieving compliance with HIPAA, several significant changes are already underway today.
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.
AHIMA’s President reflects on the development of HIPAA’S privacy regulations and the possible effects of the HITECH amendments.
The 2013 Consulting and Outsourcing Services Guide was published in the April 2013 Journal of AHIMA. This special advertising section is published annually by AHIMA to promote consulting and outsourcing services.