Health Information Management (HIM)

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AHIMA Launches Global Workforce Council

Mike Miliard | Healthcare IT News | August 13, 2014

Working to advance standards for health information management and technology workforce curricula around the world, AHIMA has founded the Global Health Workforce Council, which comprises members from 12 different countries...

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Half Of Healthcare Organizations Charge Patients For Copies Of Records

Akanksha Jayanthi | Becker's Hospital Review | January 7, 2015

Patient engagement in healthcare is increasingly becoming a priority for organizations, but for patients whose providers don't offer patient portals, most still have to request copies of their paper and electronic medical records...

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Hunger For Data Reshaping HIM Departments

Tom Sullivan | Government Health IT | September 12, 2013

The more data healthcare organizations amass, the more complex the stories therein become, thus the more essential it is to have an effective narrator for that information. Read More »

Is Your Hybrid EHR-Paper Workflow Putting Patients At Risk?

Jennifer Bresnick | EHR Intelligence | June 25, 2013

Even the most die-hard EHR advocate knows that paper isn’t disappearing completely from the office any time soon.  With plenty of providers still entirely entrenched in pen and prescription pad, there will still be referrals, orders, faxes, and copies to deal with for years to come, no matter how high on the health IT ladder you climb... Read More »

The College of St. Scholastica Goes Live on iCare

Press Release | iCare | May 7, 2013

Over 17,000 nurses, allied health professionals and Health Information Management students to gain hands-on access to iCare for EHR training from the Center for Healthcare Innovation at The College of St. Scholastica Read More »

Using the Open Source LibreHealth EHR for Education in Academic Settings

Traditionally, access to EHRs has been viewed as important only for software training, particularly order entry. What seems to be overlooked is the potential for education, analytics and research. Additionally, one could argue that there should be an open-source “EHR Sandbox” so multiple external EHR integrations could be studied and reported. Furthermore, many EHR users view the software as a means to enter or extract data on one patient at a time and fail to see the benefit in analyzing their entire clinic population (population health). The following diagram displays how an EHR could be used for education, training, analytics and research.

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