Discussing AHIMA’s Vision for Transformation and the Future of HIM in Analytics and Informatics
Dec19

Discussing AHIMA’s Vision for Transformation and the Future of HIM in Analytics and Informatics

As the discussions at this year’s Data Institute showcased, HIM professionals are working at the nexus of the analytics and informatics fields and are contributing great value to their organizations through their work. Even as AHIMA moves forward with sunsetting the data analytics service/product line “in its current form,” the association recognizes that HIM professionals have a role to play and contributions to make in this arena.

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The Value in Having an HIM Professional Actively Participate in Product Development
Nov28

The Value in Having an HIM Professional Actively Participate in Product Development

Embracing the knowledge and expertise of an HIM professional can help achieve long-term viable solutions that are efficient and can help improve the quality of healthcare.

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Three Decades (and Counting) of the Patient Record Matching Challenge
Oct29

Three Decades (and Counting) of the Patient Record Matching Challenge

A recent white paper from The Pew Charitable Trusts introduces key actions that could advance progress on the decades-old topic of patient record matching.

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For Healthcare Organizations, a Modern Data Architecture Is a Necessity
Oct23

For Healthcare Organizations, a Modern Data Architecture Is a Necessity

Healthcare organizations manage and analyze patient and member data today in volumes that even ten years ago would have been unimaginable—and will only increase. Taking steps toward a modern data architecture paves the way for clean, usable data integrated from a variety of sources such as wearables, clinical data, and payer data.

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Unstructured Data: An Important Piece of the Healthcare Puzzle
Oct18

Unstructured Data: An Important Piece of the Healthcare Puzzle

With the deluge of Big Data and plethora of new avenues for collecting information, structured data is no longer the only place from which meaningful information can be derived.

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Why All Healthcare Professionals Need to Learn Data Analytics
Sep19

Why All Healthcare Professionals Need to Learn Data Analytics

Why is it important for all healthcare professionals to learn data analytics, not just health information management professionals?

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