Working on genomic data is a natural extension of the HIM professional’s typical job functions, such as managing data, performing data analysis using software programs, and protecting patients’ data security and privacy.
The federal government is looking to promote from within in an effort to address ongoing cybersecurity threats across government agencies and the workforce shortage hindering current efforts.
In response to AHIMA’s HIM Reimagined (HIMR) initiative and its call to update the skills of health information management (HIM) professionals, the Council for Excellence in Education (CEE) Curricula Workgroup and two HIMR workgroups have developed the draft 2018 HIM Curricula Competencies.
As healthcare delivery is increasingly moving from acute care facilities and into outpatient and post-acute settings, patient data is moving along with it.
Are you interested in becoming an AHIMA-published author? Several new volunteer writing opportunities with Journal of AHIMA publications are available, including writing as a guest blogger and authoring feature articles in the Journal magazine.
Both the RHIT and RHIA certifications were listed among the top five health IT certifications for 2017 in an assessment of health IT certifications and their value within the healthcare industry.