The scale of healthcare data has grown tremendously in recent years, increasing the need to present that data in ways that are more understandable and insightful.
AHIMA’s Information Governance Adoption Model™ (IGAM) has been cited in the ONC’s Patient Demographic Data Quality Framework as a resource that provides useful implementation guidance for data governance in the areas of data modeling, data mapping, data audit, data quality controls, data quality management, data architecture, and data dictionaries.
The duty of parties in civil actions to “meet-and-confer”—in essence, to cooperate—continues throughout discovery. Unfortunately, cooperation is sometimes lacking.
The Department of Veterans Affairs has spent over $1.1 billion on 138 contractors between 2011 and 2016 in the quest to modernize its EHR system, according to a report from the Government Accountability Office.
Healthcare industry stakeholders are voicing concern regarding the FCC’s repeal of “net neutrality” regulations, noting that smaller organizations and vendors may not be able to compete with larger entities.