Potential Impact of the ICD-10 Underdosing Classification System
Feb17

Potential Impact of the ICD-10 Underdosing Classification System

By Kathleen E. Wall, MS, RHIA: The classification of “underdosing of drugs” can provide valuable information regarding not only the fact that a drug was underdosed, but also why. This one piece of data could potentially have significant ramifications with readmission rates.

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Avoiding Sanctions through Effective Information Governance
Feb16

Avoiding Sanctions through Effective Information Governance

Adoption of AHIMA’s Information Governance Principles for Healthcare can be a powerful deterrent to sanctions should ESI be lost.

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Toolkit Teaches How to Advocate for a Patient Safety Identifier

As part of a grassroots campaign to spark a national conversation about patient safety identifiers, AHIMA has released a new toolkit the association hopes HIM professionals will use to help spread the word.

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Yellow Brick Road to IG
Feb11

Yellow Brick Road to IG

Keep up with the latest on information governance as this key strategy emerges for addressing a myriad of information management challenges in healthcare.

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Coding Zika Virus
Feb10

Coding Zika Virus

More than 13 countries in the Americas have reported sporadic Zika virus infections, indicating that the virus is expanding geographically. It’s important for coders to recognize the integral signs and symptoms of Zika.

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