HIM professionals are best equipped for the governance of the health industry’s information as disruptive technologies take aim at healthcare, Chris Surdak, JD, said during his keynote presentation at AHIMA’s IG Summit in Chicago on Thursday.
The nominating committee for AHIMA’s Grace Award, which recognizes healthcare delivery organizations that take “an outstanding and innovative approach to health information management,” will be accepting applications through May 17.
The future state of healthcare will be driven by demographics, technology, and value. Most of all it will require professionals to manage new, vast amounts of data. Three thought leaders delivered their visions for the future of healthcare data at Tuesday’s AHIMA Convention and Exhibit General Session.
A paradigm shift in the form of electronic health records has rocked the health information management (HIM) profession, opening up vast opportunity for innovation in HIM processes and products.