The Journal of AHIMA’s redesigned website earned a Bronze Award in the Association Media & Publishing’s 2015 national EXCEL competition.
Since the 2013 publication of the Omnibus Final Rule, breaches of all sizes involving various types of protected health information (PHI) have affected the healthcare industry. AHIMA recently published a comprehensive collection of resources and best practices to help healthcare organizations and HIM professionals navigate their way through the HIPAA breach notification rule and the overall breach management process.
A new white paper from AHIMA, “Data Mapping and Its Impact on Data Integrity,” offers recommendations to help users think through the risks and unintended consequences of data map use before any projects are planned.
AHIMA’s new “Disaster Planning and Recovery Toolkit” incorporates key HIM principles such as records management, disclosure of protected health information, retention, and confidentiality for paper and electronic records, both of which are at risk in disaster situations.
To help healthcare organizations and HIM professionals navigate their way through new legislative components and industry practices, AHIMA’s “Release of Information Toolkit: A Practical Guide for the Access, Use, and Disclosure of Protected Health Information,” has been revised to incorporate various types of disclosures of protected health information and to reflect today’s practices.