Health IT officials from the US Department of Health and Human Services emphasized the importance of HIM professionals’ role in the future of US healthcare and delivered an update on future federal innovations during two presentations Sept. 17 at AHIMA’s Health Information Integrity Summit.
The power of personal health stories—whether delivered through impersonal health data or through music, paintings, and old-fashioned storytelling—is empowering patients like never before. That message came through loud and clear during a Sept. 17 presentation by Vera Rulon, MS, RHIT, FAHIMA, and Regina Holliday.
With an unprecedented number of provider mergers and acquisitions taking place in healthcare today, HIM professionals have the daunting task of ensuring the integrity of patient data that gets caught in the middle when organizations collide.
In a far-reaching discussion, health information management thought leaders talked about small- and big-picture challenges facing HIM professionals willing to tackle information governance during Monday’s afternoon plenary session at AHIMA’s Health Information Integrity Summit.
Follow the news and get insights from AHIMA’s Health Information Integrity Summit taking place September 16-17 in Alexandria, VA.