HIM professionals of the early 1990s might not recognize the profession without paper, but they would understand the basic role -- and probably be proud of the new value it's bringing to American healthcare. That will be on display at the AHIMA convention next week.
Why one biotech researcher and entrepreneur thinks healthcare quality and financial sustainability will require learning on a global scale and that the time has never been more ripe for such innovation.
Coding took twice as long for the ICD-10 frontrunner and it was proving inaccurate during the first phase, despite putting their best coders on the project. Both improved in phase 2. Here's what they learned.
The institute awarded the funding to help several big name hospitals and universities bridge the gap between conducting research and bringing products to market that address common disease and disorders.
athenahealth is but one of the vendors stepping in to offer health data while federal agencies such as CDC and NIH cannot. Will the trend fade back once the government reopens, or is more collaboration needed?
Put a price tag on procrastination. Early communication can foster a healthy relationship with payers to create faster responses both before and during the claims process. Here are questions to help you start.
Readiness surveys are mixed as to where providers and payers stand on ICD-10 implementation. The latest finds a wide gap between those undergoing assessments and organizations that have started testing.