Health Information Management

Education & Insights From ACDIS 2018

By Betty Schulte – There is no doubt, attendees of the ACDIS 2018 conference will be speaking about it for months to come. The conference was comprised of over 90 speakers including physicians, registered nurses, HIM administrators to name a few.

AHIMA: HIM and HIT Professionals Collaborate for Interoperability

In collaboration with Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise (IHE) the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) unveiled a roadmap for the development of standards to support information governance (IG) in healthcare including national and international efforts to ensure interoperability among health information systems.

Why Health Information Must Be Available Where and When Consumers Need It

By Angela Kennedy – One year ago, I found myself putting in relentless effort to compile an accurate medical record for my daughter after she was diagnosed with the genetic disease Cystic Fibrosis at age 11. I experienced many frustrations in my attempt to gather my child’s medical records. Due to an incorrect entry in my daughter’s medical record, the inheritable condition was overlooked.