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AHIMA 21 – The Future is Now

Health care professionals face unprecedented challenges. We are called upon to innovate our heath information management systems while adapting to new regulations and evolving technologies. AHIMA21 shows you where leaders have made important strides toward this new future. Join us in this critical endeavor. Learn to Lead at AHIMA21! Register now!
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July 28, 2021

The Missing Ingredient in Your Hospital’s Social Determinants Initiative

A new white paper from AHIMA outlines the data governance strategies underlying successful social determinants of health programs. Data governance principles can be leveraged to improve the capture, management, and use of these unique data sets.

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July 26, 2021

HI Pitch Podcast: My Life, My Story Project

Thor Ringler, writer/editor at William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital; Eric Yanke, MD, chief informatics officer at William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital; and Mara Feingold-Link, MD, from Brigham and Women’s Hospital, discuss the My Life, My Story project and how it’s being used in the electronic health record to improve care for veteran patients, address issues of bias in healthcare, and counter physician burnout.

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June 21, 2021

HI Pitch Podcast: Telehealth Post-Pandemic

On this episode of HI Pitch, Lauren Riplinger, vice president of policy and government affairs at AHIMA, and Andrea Lee Linna, partner at McGuireWoods, LLP, discuss the role of telehealth in a post-pandemic world as well as a newly proposed HIPAA privacy rule.

 

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June 1, 2021

HI Pitch Podcast: Recapping the Advocacy Summit

Lauren Riplinger, vice president of policy and government affairs at AHIMA, and Susan Clark, chair of the AHIMA Advocacy and Policy Council, recap the AHIMA Virtual Advocacy Summit. 

 

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May 24, 2021

HI Pitch Podcast: AHIMA21 Preview

Cathy Vijeh, AHIMA’s meetings director, discusses the digital experience coming your way at AHIMA21, which includes timely topics, interactive Q&As, live polls, forums for further discussion and thought, and more.

 

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May 19, 2021

AHIMA Advocacy Summit Considers Post-Pandemic Landscape

Now in a new phase of the pandemic, this is no time for healthcare professionals to back down from advocacy positions. In fact, the coming months may prove critical, three experts said during AHIMA’s Advocacy Summit on Monday.

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May 18, 2021

How to Avoid a Healthcare Data Emergency

As healthcare companies grapple with a post-COVID-19 landscape, securing data in an increasingly digital environment is paramount for regulatory compliance, patient care, and employee satisfaction.

 

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May 18, 2021

Death to Faxes: COVID-19 Highlights the Need for Interoperability

On December 5, 2020, Alaska state health officials reported 933 new COVID-19 cases, a new high for the number of cases reported in one day in Alaska.

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May 17, 2021

HI Pitch Podcast: Introducing AHIMA dHealth

AHIMA's experts discuss the launch of AHIMA dHealth™, a solution where providers and other healthcare stakeholders can discover digital health products, including ones that have passed an AHIMA assessment showing they secure and protect patient data.

 

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May 12, 2021

Building New Policies and Procedures to Incorporate Telehealth

Telehealth has expanded through federal and state measures intended to increase access during the pandemic.

 

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May 11, 2021

Surviving the Wave of Seasonal Audits

Audit season often brings with it a host of anxieties; however, with a few adjustments to how you approach audits, you can streamline your operations and reduce stress across your team.

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May 11, 2021

Artificial Intelligence: What We Learned While Implementing Solutions

Software solutions, or types of artificial intelligence, aiming to increase productivity, improve safety or efficiency, or replace the number of “touches” required for processing continue to become more prevalent in healthcare.

 

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May 18, 2021

What You Need to Know About OIG Audits

Since it was established in 1976, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) has provided objective, independent oversight of the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and has led efforts to fight waste, fraud, and abuse.

 

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May 10, 2021

Professional Development is a Commitment

HIM is at the crossroads of three constantly changing fields: healthcare, information systems, and HIM itself.

 

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April 28, 2021

Interoperability Is Catching FHIR

How payers can strengthen their ability to securely share and leverage health data on the road to Cures Act compliance.

 

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April 13, 2021

Under the Dome: AHIMA Public Policy Statement on Affordability

In this Under the Dome column, Lauren Riplinger, JD, vice president of policy and government affairs at AHIMA, discusses AHIMA's public policy statement on affordability. As the cost of care rises, policymakers have increasingly focused on the need for greater transparency in healthcare prices and health plan coverage.

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.

AHIMA 21

September 20–22, 2021 | Virtual Event

AHIMA 21 – The Future is Now.

Health care professionals face unprecedented challenges. We are called upon to innovate our heath information management systems while adapting to new regulations and evolving technologies. AHIMA21 shows you where leaders have made important strides toward this new future. Join us in this critical endeavor. Learn to Lead at AHIMA21! Register now!

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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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