E-Discovery Toolkit: Prepare or Beware

If your organization doesn’t have a procedure for responding to e-discovery requests, or for defining the legal health record, the HIM department should get the ball rolling or it will never happen, advised e-discovery expert Diane Premeau, MBA, RHIA, CHP, CHC, in “Source System Review: A Toolkit for Finding Your Legal Health Record for E-Discovery.”

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HIM Must Partner with Physicians for Documentation Innovation

Health information management professionals must be “disruptively innovative” to help their healthcare partners succeed, a top government health IT official said Monday morning at AHIMA’s Health Information Integrity Summit.

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Stage 1 Success No Guarantee for Success in Stage 2

The option to defer many stage 1 “meaningful use” EHR Incentive Program measures could mean trouble for providers getting ready to attest to stage 2 in coming months, a new report finds.

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AHIMA’s Engage Communities Connect HIM Professionals

The newest iteration of AHIMA’s communities of practice site has been completely revisited and reworked to provide a smoother, fuller, and more robust social media experience for AHIMA’s members and the healthcare field at large.

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Deadline Ahead: Last-Minute HIPAA Business Associate Compliance

Gearing up to take on the challenge for health information management professionals to meet the upcoming September 23, 2013 compliance deadline for the HIPAA Omnibus Final Rule.

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