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The Future of Leadership in a Remote-Work World

When I first started talking about leadership in the remote or virtual workspace, it was pre-COVID-19. Imagine that there even was such a thing!...

Journal Of AHIMA   9 months ago

Healthcare Data: Navigating the Untapped Clinical Resource

In today’s environment, data is collected across everything we do. For every click, swipe, tap, or search we perform, at least one data point is generated....

Journal Of AHIMA   9 months ago

How to Use Patient Journey Mapping to Provide Better Experiences

Today’s patients are demanding more from their local health systems. A presence in their local community is no longer enough; they’re looking for healthcare providers who fit into their schedule, deliver exceptional customer service, and empower them to manage their own care....

Journal Of AHIMA   9 months ago

The AHIMA21 Virtual Conference Is Here

The AHIMA21 Virtual Conference finds the health information profession at an inflection point. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, critical regulations governing the access and use of health information, and the stratospheric rise of virtual health services has shined a white-hot spotlight on our profession and the broader healthcare industry....

Journal Of AHIMA   9 months ago

How Data Governance Is Like Fitting a New Window

When you hear the phrase “data governance,” what is the first thing that comes to mind? While most are thinking about the consistent application of information across an organization, I am thinking about the variations that exist between multiple organizations....

Journal Of AHIMA   9 months ago

Has The Time Come For Records Standardization?

The financial cost of duplicate and outdated patient files has been a chronic condition in the healthcare industry, but the demands of the post-COVID-19 landscape—such as addressing “long-haul” issues, the potential need for boosters and actions on future variants, and interacting with millions of remote patients—make records standardization even more essential, yieldin...

Journal Of AHIMA   9 months ago

Care For Caregivers: Assimilating the Caregiver Needs in the Health Data Ecosystem

Family caregivers are people who fill the role of caregiver for an ailing family member, relative, friend, or acquaintance....

Journal Of AHIMA   9 months ago

Highlights of FY 2022 IPPS Final Rule

The Medicare Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) final rule for fiscal year (FY) 2022 was published in the August 13th edition of the Federal Register. This final rule is effective October 1, 2021. On June 24th, AHIMA submitted comments in response to the proposed rule....

Journal Of AHIMA   9 months ago

Federal Price Transparency Requirements: In Mid-Build

For those on the front lines of complying with transparency requirements, it can be hard to keep up, given that a complex set of health information and price transparency requirements have been put forward in law and regulation since 2016....

Journal Of AHIMA   9 months ago

How HIEs Can Help Improve Care in Rural Communities

Imagine a patient living in a rural community managing multiple chronic conditions— from Type 2 diabetes, kidney disease, and generalized anxiety disorder....

Journal Of AHIMA   9 months ago

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