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Get Ready to Celebrate HIP Week

Health Information Professionals (HIP) Week is happening April 18-24, 2021. Get ready to celebrate by purchasing official swag, sharing your story, nominating a health information hero, and more at hipweek.org. On Tuesday, April 20, we'll be showcasing our swag on social media, don't forget to order yours and participate! #HIPWEEk21

HI Pitch Podcast: Advocacy Summit Preview

On this episode of HI Pitch, Lauren Riplinger, vice president of policy and government affairs at AHIMA, and Susan Clark, AHIMA’s chair of the advocacy and policy council, discuss this year’s virtual Advocacy Summit, where AHIMA members will advocate directly to lawmakers for federal legislative issues important to patients and the health information profession.

APRIL 12TH, 2021 | E66

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April 12, 2021

AHIMA Releases New Policy Statement on Affordability

A policy statement on the subject of affordability has been approved by AHIMA’s Board of Directors.

 

Ellen S. Karl

April 8, 2021

Education: Where Does It Get Us?

In today’s healthcare arena, the requirements for educated professionals have increased dramatically. But the field of health information management has not kept pace.

 

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April 7, 2021

AHIMA Submits Comments on Code Proposals

AHIMA submitted comments to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the National Center for Health Statistics on code proposals discussed at the March ICD-10 Coordination and Maintenance Committee meeting.

 

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April 6, 2021

Improving ICD-10-CM Coding for Social Determinants of Health

Ensuring adequate capture of SDOH information is essential for improving healthcare quality and reduce costs.

HI Pitch Podcast

April 5, 2021

HI Pitch Podcast: Managing Third Party Access Requests Under the Information Blocking Rules

On this episode of HI Pitch, Gerry Blass, president and CEO at ComplyAssistant, and Helen Oszislawski, attorney at Oscislawski LLC, discuss the different types of third-party requests for access to eHI under the information blocking rules—and how to respond to them.

 

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April 1, 2021

Digital Release of Information: It’s Easier Than You Think [Sponsored] 

If there’s anything that banking and other industries have taught us, it’s this: In the not-too-distant future, digital ROI won’t be a choice.

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April 1, 2021

Retrospective Reviews: The Last Line of Defense for Documentation Integrity

Mid-revenue cycle leakage remains difficult for health systems to manage due to competing priorities, a lack of clinical knowledge, and a scarcity of appropriate software solutions. Read this white paper to learn how to implement a retrospective review process at your organization.

 

Seth Katz

March 29, 2021

HI Pitch Podcast: Information Blocking: The Future of Healthcare in America

Seth Katz, vice president of HIM and Revenue Cycle at Truman Medical Center in Kansas City, Missouri, talks to HI Pitch about how information blocking will succeed where previous programs have come up short, in addition to the implications of patients controlling their own data. He also discusses how health systems can better manage risks in an information blocking environment, as well the future of healthcare as a whole.

 

Events

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July 26-28, 2021 | Virtual Event

Assembly on Education Symposium

Health information leaders attend the Assembly on Education (AOE) Symposium to guide the future of health information education. Our shared knowledge empowers students to uncover opportunities to impact health.

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Job Board

Find your next job on the Career Assist Job Board. AHIMA members receive early access to job postings and priority listing in employer searches.

 

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Journal of AHIMA

Health information is critical to healthcare evolution. Join the conversation as we explore leading trends in the industry.  Subscription to AHIMA’s online Journal is included with membership.

 

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HIM Body of Knowledge

The HIM Body of Knowledge provides resources and tools to advance health information professional practice and standards for the delivery of quality healthcare.

 

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