AHIMA Requests Updated Job Titles from US Labor Department

Officials from AHIMA are asking the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to revise job titles, job descriptions, and other workforce guidelines to the agency’s 2010 Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Principles. The BLS intends to revise the 2010 SOC by the end of 2016 and release it by 2018.

In a recent letter to the BLS, AHIMA notes that recent and rapid technological advancements, especially electronic health records (EHRs), have contributed to the need for new and more distinct classifications.

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