The spring 2013 issue of AHIMA’s research journal, Perspectives in Health Information Management, is now available. This issue features the latest thinking in technology, practice, and education. Included in the new issue is an article examining the level of readiness and planning for ICD-10-CM/PCS implementation among hospitals in Alabama.
The Winter 2013 issue of Perspectives in Health Information Management focuses on leadership and provides a forum of viewpoints on the mandates for leaders. The following is an excerpt from the article, “Leadership’s Role in Support of Online Academic Programs: Implementing an Administrative Support Matrix,” by Amanda C. Barefield, EdD, RHIA, LNHA, and John D. Meyer, PhD.
ICD-10 will impact all sectors of the healthcare industry from providers to payers to vendors. HIM professionals can have a role in helping each of these groups navigate the challenges and opportunities represented in the transition to the ICD-10-CM/PCS coding systems.