April 2016


April 2016
Vol. 87, no. 4




In the Issue


Release or Not?” by Mary Butler

“Information Governance for Offsite Data Security” by Devendra Saharia

“Bringing Physician Practices into the HIM Fold” by Christine Lee, MHA, RHIA, CCS, CPC

“IFHIMA Organizing a World of HIM” by Lorraine Fernandes, RHIA; Angelika Haendel, MA; Marci
Macdonald, CHIM; Lorraine Nicholson, FHRIM; Margaret Skurka, MS, RHIA, CCS, FAHIMA; and Yukiko Yokobori, HIM

Working Smart

“OCR Clarifies Policy on Medical Record Request Fees” by Adam H. Greene, JD, MPH

“Treating LGBT Status as a Patient Safety Issue” by Sally Deming, RHIT; Julie Dooling, MSHI, RHIA, CHDA; Lesley Kadlec, MA, RHIA, CHDA; Annessa Kirby; and Megan Munns, RHIA

“Managing PHI Consent Standards” by Elaine Sawatsky and Diana Warner, MS, RHIA, CHPS, FAHIMA

“The Information Governance Road Map Mile Marker 1—Travel Planning” by Mary Reeves, RHIA

Practice Brief

Understanding Cybersecurity: A Primer for HIM Professionals

Coding Notes

“Wound Care in the Outpatient Setting” by Ripandeep K. Hundal, CDIP, CCS, CCS-P

Finding the New Normal with ICD-10-CM/PCS” by Karen M. Linder, RHIT, CCS, CCS-P

Past Articles
Print articles from the current issue back to 1998 are available in the AHIMA Body of Knowledge. (Full access requires member log in, but some articles are available for public viewing.)

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