CIO Focus Group Reveals Priorities for 2019

Chief information officers (CIOs) from the nation’s healthcare providers are divided amongst themselves in their views around whether patients are up to the challenge of managing their own healthcare data and records.

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Possession, Custody, or Control: When can a party be required to produce ESI held by someone else?
Mar20

Possession, Custody, or Control: When can a party be required to produce ESI held by someone else?

On a daily basis, we read about new apps or devices that may create, store, and transmit electronically stored information (ESI) relevant to the health of an individual. Healthcare providers may be required to reach out to those entities and produce ESI in response to a legal adversary’s discovery requests.

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Slideshow: Areas of Focus in AHIMA’s Transformation
Mar20

Slideshow: Areas of Focus in AHIMA’s Transformation

This week we’re talking about concrete changes that have been going on and areas of focus during the transformation. For 2019, AHIMA’s board of directors formulated a strategic plan—mapping out the general direction for the transformation and identifying overall metrics of success.

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VA Announces New EHR Pilot for March 2020

The Department of Veterans Affairs plans to launch a test pilot for the initial operating capabilities of its new EHR system by March 2020.

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Slideshow: Status Update—Where are we in AHIMA’s transformation?
Mar13

Slideshow: Status Update—Where are we in AHIMA’s transformation?

Last fall, AHIMA announced that it was embarking on an “organizational transformation” to set the association up for a successful future. This week, we’re tackling where we are now in the transformation and the activities we’re working on to guide the process.

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