September 2019
Vol. 90, no. 8







In the Issue


  • “In Search of the EHR’s Designated Record Set” By Mary Butler
  • “Data Analytics: The Straight-Lined Labyrinth that Entrapped the HIM Profession” By Ryan Sandefer, PhD, and David Marc, PhD, CHDA
  • Historic State AG HIPAA Filing: An Important Case to Understand” By Iliana L. Peters, JD, LLM, CISSP, and Pasha Sternberg, JD
  • PHI Hide and Seek” By Ken Reiher, MBA
  • AHIMA19: Health Data and Information Conference Guide
  • Unveiling the Illusion of Digital Health Data Security [Sponsored]” By Erin Benson, MA, MBA

Working Smart

  • “Lost Data and Its Implications for Litigation” By Ron Hedges, JD
  • “Data and Analytics Drive Effort to Curb Opioid Abuse: A Holistic Approach for Health Systems” By Kapila Monga and Harpreet Singh
  • “The Danger of Being Connected” By Ty Greenhalgh, HCISPP
  • “Developing and Defining a Legal Health Record Policy” Cindy Zak, MS, RHIA, PMP, FAHIMA

Practice Brief

  • Recruitment, Selection, and Orientation for CDI Professionals

Coding Notes

  • “Data Mapping of Clinical Terminologies, Classifications, and Ontologies” By James R. Campbell, MD, FACP, FACMI
  • Reporting Social Determinants of Health” By William C. Fiala, BS, MA, CCS-P, CPC, RMA

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Past Articles
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