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Focus On: Patient Identification and Matching

As the leading advocate for the adoption of a nationwide patient identification strategy, AHIMA recognizes that eliminating patient identification and matching (PIM) errors is essential to better safety and care outcomes.

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Patient Identification And Matching

Every patient deserves to have their health information tell a complete and accurate story at every step in their care journey.

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Focus On: Social Determinants of Health

As the leading voice of health information, AHIMA believes that health information professionals bring a uniquely comprehensive view to using SDOH data.

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Oct 15, 2020 | AHIMA20

Consensus Methods to Develop SDOH Terminology and Standards

Presenters at this session will describe the role of the Gravity Project in this effort, review the different types of SDOH data that range from determining if the patient is at risk, establishing a diagnosis related to the risk and...

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July 31, 2020

U.S. House of Representatives Votes to Remove Longstanding Ban Around Patient Identification

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.

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July 31, 2020

CMS Announces New ICD-10-PCS Codes for COVID-19 Treatments, Effective Aug. 1

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services implemented 12 new ICD-10-PCS codes to describe the introduction or infusion of therapeutics for the treatment of COVID-19, including remdesivir and convalescent plasma,…

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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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