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health information management


October 1, 2015  8:19 PM

ICD-10 conquers AHIMA

Shaun Sutner Shaun Sutner Profile: Shaun Sutner
AHIMA, health information management, ICD-10, ICD-10 conversion, ICD-10 implementation

Don’t take this the wrong way.

The 2015 AHIMA Convention & Exhibition, held earlier this week in sultry New Orleans, was a productive conference. 

A few...

July 14, 2015  12:12 PM

Health information management professionals foresee less coding in their futures

Alex Delvecchio Alex Delvecchio Profile: Alex Delvecchio
AHIMA, clinical coding, Coding and documentation, health information management, ICD-10

Health information management professionals believe proficiency in big data analysis, informatics and data mining will be more important for workers in their positions in the future than they are now. However, members of the same group -- composed of 3,370 respondents to an AHIMA study -- predict...


July 9, 2013  11:26 AM

Computer-assisted coding alone not enough to ease ICD-10 transition

Alex Delvecchio Alex Delvecchio Profile: Alex Delvecchio
computer-assisted coding, health information management, HIM, ICD-10, ICD-10 conversion

The time it takes to code an inpatient record is reduced by 22%, without affecting the accuracy, when using computer-assisted coding (CAC), according to a study published by the...


October 23, 2012  3:45 PM

Health information management funding continues to grow

Alex Delvecchio Alex Delvecchio Profile: Alex Delvecchio
EHR, health information management, mobile health, ONC

Many companies are transitioning their data online while exploring ways to keep costs to a minimum, which is aided by investing in health information management (HIM). To that...


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