Performance is measured within the population, not just the outcome of interest, and APR-DRG is missing the mark.
The United States’ “opioid epidemic” is in the news seemingly every day, leaving some HIM professionals to wonder what role they can play in easing the burden on health systems.
There are multiple reasons why otherwise discoverable information could be withheld, but this post will address privilege and work product.
The VA has proposed changing a VA-specific patient privacy rule to allow the release of patient records to eligible community providers and HIEs without a hard copy of a patient’s written authorization.
The delivery of trustworthy information through an IG structure is predicated on reliable data—best achieved through proper governance of data.