Disruptive times call for clarity of purpose, determination, and sometimes the willingness to start all over, according to the speakers at Tuesday’s General Session.
No matter where an organization is with its current state of IG, it is never too late to get on the “IG train.”
A roundtable presentation on health information management data analytics and informatics at the Veterans Health Administration was a highlight of the educational sessions on Monday.
Valerie Watzlaf, PhD, MPH, RHIA, FAHIMA, set to become the next president and board chair of AHIMA in January, could not be more excited for the challenge. She recently spoke with Journal of AHIMA about the decision to run, and what she sees ahead for AHIMA and HIM.
Technology is transforming the healthcare landscape—but empathy and communication are still important, as the presentations at Monday’s General Session illustrated.
This presentation at the AHIMA Annual Convention and Exhibit discussed topics that include Medicare requirements on test orders, how the rules differ from setting to setting, best practices to support medical necessity, and how to ensure documentation requirements are met to be able to identify high-risk areas.