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.
Adoption of AHIMA’s Information Governance Principles for Healthcare can be a powerful deterrent to sanctions should ESI be lost.
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.
Keep up with the latest on information governance as this key strategy emerges for addressing a myriad of information management challenges in healthcare.
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.