Archives

“Feature stories and departments that appear in the print issue of the Journal are available online in the AHIMA Body of Knowledge. Full access to the archives is a member benefit and requires a member name and password. Practice briefs and select features are available publicly. Please see below for an archive of Journal of AHIMA website posts.”

Vermont Supreme Court Rules on Wrongful Information Disclosure Case

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Vermont Supreme Court Rules on Wrongful Information Disclosure Case

Another State supreme court has weighed in on whether an individual may sue for damages based on a healthcare provider’s “unjustified disclosure to third persons of information obtained during treatment.”

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Out and About in Chicago for AHIMA19

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Out and About in Chicago for AHIMA19

AHIMA is excited to welcome you to Chicago, AHIMA’s hometown, for the AHIMA19: Health Data and Information Conference, taking place September 14-18. You’re bound to be busy while you’re here, but we hope you find some time to explore our city before you go. Here are some of our favorite things to do and see in Chicago to get you started.

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Inaugural Pitch Competition Brings New Ideas to the Forefront at AHIMA19

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The AHIMA19 Health Data and Information Conference aims to enlighten and empower attendees with several new offerings, from an education track focused on topics in innovation to the inaugural Pitch Competition. The top five semi-finalists will present creative ideas and solutions aimed at improving the connections between people, systems, and ideas to transform health and healthcare on Monday, September 16 from 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. in the Pitch Arena inside the AHIMA19 exhibit hall.

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Open Fracture

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Open Fracture

Monday Coding Quiz: Test your skills with a new coding question from Clinical Coding Workout every Monday.

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HIM Professionals Play Critical Role in Improving Patients’ Right to Access

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In order to prepare health information management (HIM) professionals for future enforcement actions, Deven McGraw, JD, MPH, delivered a webinar on “Understanding Patient Access to Health Records in Today’s Digitized World” for AHIMA members on Thursday.

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The Road to Cybersecurity Runs Through the C-Suite

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The Road to Cybersecurity Runs Through the C-Suite

For cybersecurity protection measures to be successful, policies need to be implemented from the top down. That means getting the attention of—and investment from—the C-suite and the board of directors.

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Excision and Z-plasty

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Excision and Z-plasty

Monday Coding Quiz: Test your skills with a new coding question from Clinical Coding Workout every Monday.

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Unveiling the Illusion of Digital Health Data Security [Sponsored]

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HIM professionals have worked diligently to protect data privacy and security during a time of digital transformation to healthcare. The unfortunate reality? Hackers have worked even harder to access that data.

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September 2019

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September 2019

In Search of the EHR’s Designated Record Set

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Charge Capture: Is it the Weak Link in Your Revenue Cycle?

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Charge Capture: Is it the Weak Link in Your Revenue Cycle?

The lack of a robust charge-capture program can have a significant impact on your bottom line. Many organizations neglect to focus on this aspect of the coding and billing process because claims are being submitted and paid. But overlooking missed, incorrect, and inconsistent charges is akin to leaving money on the table.

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