AHIMA announced today it has finalized more than 100 education sessions for its AHIMA20 Virtual Conference, taking place October 14-17, 2020.
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Patient ID Now is pleased that the U.S. House of Representatives voted to remove the longstanding ban in its Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies appropriations bill that stifles innovation around patient identification.
The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) announced today that OU Medicine has chosen to use the AHIMA library of physician query templates available in Artifact Health’s mobile physician query platform.
Six leading healthcare organizations today announced the formation of a national coalition called Patient ID Now, which is committed to addressing the issue of patient identification by advocating for legislation and regulations.
Many public health experts have said that until a vaccine or treatment for COVID-19 is available, contacting people who have been near someone who tests positive for the virus will be an important tactic to slow its spread. Matt Schlossberg, managing editor of the Journal of AHIMA, examines contact tracing.
In the past days, our nation has been rocked by grief and anger over the senseless death of George Floyd. In many cities, we have seen this grief and anger turn to violence and destruction; however, we have also been heartened by the many peaceful protests in communities across the country and the world, as people step up in solidarity.
Given the urgent need to care for and treat COVID-19 patients, the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) has released two query templates that will help clinical documentation integrity (CDI) professionals ensure the integrity and quality of a patient’s health record.
As medical systems consolidate and move forward with value-based payment models, many are focused on increasing patient matching capabilities that can improve care and reduce costs. In the May edition of the Journal of AHIMA, Lisa A. Eramo, MA writes about five trends in patient matching for 2020.
Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S. today announced a new collaboration with the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). For the first time, Wolters Kluwer will provide AHIMA members with access to a custom solution within the MediRegs Compliance Suite portfolio, delivering expert-curated content on federal regulatory changes to health information management professionals.
The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) announced today that two leading hospitals have chosen to use the AHIMA library of physician query templates available in Artifact Health’s mobile physician query platform. Montefiore St. Luke's Cornwall Hospital in Newburgh, New York, and UPMC Western Maryland are both now using the platform.
With clinical documentation integrity (CDI) professionals playing a key role in efforts to “flatten the curve” of the COVID-19 pandemic, the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) has developed tools designed to ease administrative burdens during this difficult time.
The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) announced today it’s accepting applications for the ninth annual Grace Award. The award honors healthcare delivery organizations that demonstrate industry-leading approaches to health information by connecting people, systems and ideas.