Draft 2018 HIM Curricula Competencies Released for Public Comment

In response to AHIMA’s HIM Reimagined (HIMR) initiative and its call to update the skills of health information management (HIM) professionals, the Council for Excellence in Education (CEE) Curricula Workgroup and two HIMR workgroups have developed the draft 2018 HIM Curricula Competencies.

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AMA Passes Augmented Intelligence Policy

The American Medical Association has passed a policy that addresses use of augmented intelligence (AI) in the healthcare industry—a first for the organization.

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A Data Application for Monitoring Opioid Prescribing
Jun21

A Data Application for Monitoring Opioid Prescribing

With effective application of appropriate health information technologies, aggregated, organized, and retrievable data can be harnessed as a powerful tool to combat the opioid crisis.

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Filling the Cybersecurity Skills Gap with Artificial Intelligence
Jun21

Filling the Cybersecurity Skills Gap with Artificial Intelligence

With highly sensitive patient data to protect, and more vectors through which to access that data than ever before, the shortage of cybersecurity professionals should be of utmost concern to healthcare organizations.

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World Health Organization Releases ICD-11
Jun21

World Health Organization Releases ICD-11

The release has no impact on practicing coding professionals—and will not for an undetermined number of years, according to AHIMA coding experts.

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