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Health data and information conference
HEALTH DATA AND INFORMATION CONFERENCE
September 14-18, 2019
The AHIMA19 Health Data and Information Conference (formerly AHIMA Convention and Exhibit) is the premier health data and information event for education and networking. Witness successes and hear how challenges were overcome through interactive sessions, roundtables, panels, town halls, and site vi...

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The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) is the premier association of health information management (HIM) professionals. AHIMA's more than 71,000 members are dedicated to the effective management of personal health information required to deliver quality healthcare to the public. Founded in 1928 to improve the quality of medical records, AHIMA is committed to advancing the HIM profession in an increasingly electronic and global environment through leadership in advocacy, education, certification, and lifelong learning.

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The American Health Information Management Association and Artifact Health have partnered to maintain a library of HIPAA-compliant physician query templates on Artifact’s cloud-based platform. Artifact has developed a mobile-based physician query process streamlining platform that lets physicians to respond to queries anytime, anywhere with speed and the required level of security, it said Physicians can respond to a query compliantly with as a few taps from a mobile device, whereby query ...
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The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, better known (if not always spelled correctly) as HIPAA, was signed into law by President Bill Clinton in August 1996. A lot has changed in the two decades since – in the ways consumers interact with health systems and the ways technology is transforming care delivery and the patient experience. So maybe it's time to give the privacy law a refresh, said the American Medical Informatics Association and the American Health Informat...
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As providers drive patient engagement initiatives, population health management programs and quality improvement projects, they're still stymied by challenges with patient identification. In fact, many organizations have troves of electronic health records that can't avail themselves of analytics because they can't be matched with other records, according to a new report in the Journal of AHIMA....
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Creating a more interoperable healthcare system is one of the priorities of Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN), chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) committee and a speaker at AHIMA’s....
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AHIMA just released its Patient Portal Toolkit, a follow up to the 2015 Practice Brief, “The Implementation and Management of Patient Portals.”...
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The failure of electronic health records (EHRs) to demonstrate substantial clinical and financial benefits—or be interoperable—is one of the key reasons precision medicine efforts aren’t succeeding....
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AHIMA is one of several health IT industry groups announcing its support for a new US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) initiative to improve the flow of health information between consumers and providers....
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Clinical documentation improvement (CDI) consultant and HIM educator Lisa Campbell, PhD, CDIP, CCS, CCS-P, started working with one of her most important clients....
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While the science, research, and surgical techniques that fill physicians’ textbooks have changed, very little about the way physicians are trained psychology has changed since 1908....
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The role of safety net hospitals is vital—they provide hundreds of millions of dollars worth of uncompensated care for individuals who need it the most but cannot pay....
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EVENTS

Health data and information conference
HEALTH DATA AND INFORMATION CONFERENCE
September 14-18, 2019
The AHIMA19 Health Data and Information Conference (formerly AHIMA Convention and Exhibit) is the premier health data and information event for education and networking. Witness successes and hear how challenges were overcome through interactive sessions, roundtables, panels, town halls, and site vi...