Is Blockchain Technology in Your Revenue Cycle Future?
Feb12

Is Blockchain Technology in Your Revenue Cycle Future?

What if there were streamlined claims submissions, remittance, and payments for the provider with real-time determinations and claims adjudication for the payers?

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February 2019
Feb01

February 2019

Tackling Non-Acute Care’s Unique Privacy and Security Challenges

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Ensuring Privacy in PHI Disclosure Management—HIM’s Role as Advocate
Feb01

Ensuring Privacy in PHI Disclosure Management—HIM’s Role as Advocate

Managing the disclosure of protected health information has become more complex, particularly considering the growing number of disclosure points within healthcare organizations. This article focuses on the importance of privacy in PHI disclosure management, the need for an enterprise-wide approach, and the role of HIM professionals as advocates for privacy in their organizations.

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2019 Education and Professional Development Guide

The 2019 Education and Professional Development Guide was published in the February 2019 Journal of AHIMA. This special advertising section is published to promote education and professional development resources.

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The Impact of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome on Clinical Documentation
Jan23

The Impact of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome on Clinical Documentation

While neonatal abstinence syndrome is a serious condition, the lack of a standard clinical definition makes it difficult for providers to recognize the symptoms and accurately diagnose and treat newborns. If the syndrome is not recognized, and thus not documented, then the correct diagnosis code will not be assigned—which in turn impacts the state and national statistics regarding this syndrome.

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