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Tag: HIM

Health Information Management is the practice of health records by traditional and electronic means in hospitals, physician’s office clinics, health departments, health insurance companies, and other facilities that provide health care or maintenance of health records. Health information management professionals have been described to “play a critical role in the delivery of healthcare through their focus on the collection, maintenance and use of quality data to support the information-intensive and information-reliant healthcare system”. They work with clinical, epidemiological, demographic, financial, reference, and coded healthcare data. Health information administrators plan information systems, develop health policy and identify current and future information needs. In addition, they apply the science of informatics to the collection, storage, use, and transmission of information. As the field grows, health information management will continue to transition from paper to more efficient digital or electronic management including Electronic Health Records (EHRs).

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Managing worklists: The promise of embedded analytics

April 28, 2021 / By Steve Austin

Where I live in South Texas, we usually don’t get much of a spring; summer comes early and stays late. Consequently, you really only have to touch the thermostat maybe […]

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A tale of two worlds: Documentation versus clinical care

December 21, 2018 / By Cheryl Manchenton, RN

Happy Holidays!  Sorry this is not a Charles Dicken’s Christmas story, but it does reflect an equally powerful story: A Tale of Two Cities. This Dickens novel has a well-known […]

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Video: Better collaboration with physician teams

At Palmetto Health the CDI teams are deeply involved with the physician teams in many ways, including going on rounds with them to listen for ways to improve documentation.

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Podcast Episode Transcript: Finding a common language: Documentation and quality improvement

With L. Gordon Moore, MD

Dr. Gordon Moore: Welcome to 3M’s Inside Angle Podcast. This is your host, Dr. Gordon Moore. With me today I have Dr. Geoffrey Rose, who is the chief of adult […]

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How have you adapted to the electronic world?

October 15, 2018 / By Cecilia Charles, RHIA

In today’s electronic world, is it possible to go completely paperless? Have you adapted to this new Jetsons-type world? Although it seems like yesterday, over a decade ago I managed […]

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Webinar: Collaboration strategies for quality outcomes

With Cheryl Manchenton, RN

Driving quality outcomes requires a coordinated effort between HIM, CDI, Quality and Compliance departments. Does your organization have a plan?

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What’s in it for me? Accurate reimbursement!

February 10, 2017 / By Rebecca Caux-Harry

I paraphrase, but this is essentially the question we hear from providers when we talk about ICD-10 coding accuracy.

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Article: 2016 Convention: Incoming President Brings Passion, Curiosity, and Commitment to HIM

Ann Chenoweth, Incoming AHIMA President and director of industry relations and market research for 3M Health Information Systems, talks about keeping pace with change, how she discovered HIM as a […]

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Quality versus quantity…a real dilemma

January 13, 2016 / By Cheryl Manchenton, RN

Happy New Year to all! As we make (and break) many New Year’s resolutions this month, I’d like to talk about resolutions for quality. I appreciate the challenges and pressures […]

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They just don’t get it: Who is to blame for increased complication rates?

November 30, 2015 / By Cheryl Manchenton, RN

Let me start by saying Happy Holidays to everyone. However, I am feeling a bit like Mr. Scrooge. I have heard from many clients lately regarding their struggles with obtaining […]

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HIMagine That! ICD-10 fallout?

October 26, 2015 / By Sue Belley, RHIA, Donna Smith, RHIA

Donna: Hey, Sue! We haven’t talked since AHIMA. Did you get back in time for ICD-10 go-live? Sue: Yes, I was in my office, bright and early on October 1. […]

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You are ready

September 30, 2015 / By Andy Sager

No more kicking this ICD-10 can down the road. It’s finally here.  We have all been waiting, planning, preparing, training, and yes, worrying. With ICD-10 only 24 hours away, will […]