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Employee Confidentiality Training for the Electronic Health Record: A Systematic Review of Literature

Author: VanderMolen, Julia; Prince, Alesha; Neu, Emily; DeKraker, Rachael

Source: Educational Perspectives in Health Informatics and Information Management

Publication Date: October 2015


Abstract


Introduction: The healthcare industry is an ever-changing field, and in recent years, the introduction of the electronic health record (EHR) has enabled hospitals to store and retrieve detailed patient information for use by healthcare providers, and sometimes patients, d....

Can Utilizing a Computerized Provider Order Entry (CPOE) System Prevent Hospital Medical Errors and Adverse Drug Events?

Author: Charles, Krista; Cannon, Margaret; Hall, Robert; Coustasse, Alberto

Source: Perspectives in Health Information Management

Publication Date: October 2014


Abstract


Computerized provider order entry (CPOE) systems allow physicians to prescribe patient services electronically. In hospitals, CPOE essentially eliminates the need for handwritten paper orders and achieves cost savings through increased efficiency. The purpose of this rese....

ARRA Acronyms

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA

Publication Date: December 07, 2010


AHRQ Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality ANSI American National Standards Institute ARRA American Recovery and Reinvestment Act BA Business Associate BAA Business Associate Agreement CAH Critical Access Hospital CCHIT Certification Commission for Health Informa....

Personal Health Records

Author: AHIMA Library Staff

Source: AHIMA bibliography

Publication Date: October 29, 2008


(bibliography last updated October 2008)


----------. "Importance of Personal Health Records (PHRs) Draws Support of American College of Physicians (ACP)." ACP, December 7, 2006. http://www.acponline.org/pressroom/phrs.htm


----------. “Microsoft Launches Heal....

Word Power: a Glossary of Software Licensing Terms

Author: AHIMA

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: April 2006


This Software license agreement is entered into by and between Sample Software, Inc, a Delaware corporation with principal offices located at 100 Maple Lane, Chicago, Illinois 60601 ("Sample") and _________________, a corporation with principal offices located at ________________ ("Licensee") a....

Practice Toolkit: Long-term Care Research

Author: Dougherty, Michelle

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: April 2005


Research in long-term care (LTC) settings is critical to improving the quality of care and outcomes for residents. One challenge is keeping abreast of relevant studies. This column will focus on the International Severity Information Systems and Institute for Clinical Outcomes Research (ISIS/I....

Applied Research: Examining our Body of Knowledge

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA Advantage

Publication Date: March 2004


HIM practice is undergoing immense change with significant implications for the entire healthcare industry. In times like these, who do you call? ghostbusters-the energy in your department is just wacky
a headhunter-maybe a nice quiet job, like with the local fire department, would be a re....

Using Ambulatory Data to Shape Planning

Author: Katzenberger, Philip

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: November 2002


The information age inundates us with data. The challenge is transforming the data into information that can be used for healthcare planning. In general, obtaining the data is easy but creating information from it begins by asking a few questions:
Who will use this data?
How does t....

Journal Q&A (7/02)

Author: AHIMA Professional Practice Team

Source: AHIMA Q and A

Publication Date: July 02, 2002

Q: Where can I go to locate an article I read last year in the Journal of AHIMA?


A: You can find a wealth of HIM information in the AHIMA Library, the Association’s online body of knowledge. Selected Journal articles from 1996 to 2000 are stored there, as well as most articles....

On the Line: Professional Practice Solutions

Author: Burrington-Brown, Jill

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: July 2002


Q: I work in a clinic setting. An attorney has requested copies of a patient's entire record. The record includes reports dictated by one of the clinic physicians at a local hospital during the patient's hospitalization. The attorney has the patient's permission. Are we allowed under HIPAA to....

AHIMA Journal Index 1998-2002

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Source: AHIMA

Publication Date: January 02, 2002

Index of items published in the Journal of AHIMA from January 1998 to December 2002

URAC Offers Web Site Accreditation

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Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: October 2001


The American Accreditation HealthCare Commission (URAC) released the nation's first independent accreditation program for health Web sites. The standards are based on ethical principles and designed for the accreditation of consumer-oriented, online health resources. URAC received input f....

Quality Management

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Source: AHIMA bibliography

Publication Date: 2001


Looking for information on quality management resources? Find the latest here.

Articles
Regulations
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Practice Briefs/Position Statements
Seminars/Events
Research and Benchmarks
Washington Report
Links
• Information Management in H....

Reimbursement

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Source: AHIMA bibliography

Publication Date: 2001


Looking for information on reimbursement resources? Find the latest here.

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Frequently Asked Questions
Regulations
Products
Practice Briefs
Washington Report
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• Information....

HIPAA

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Source: AHIMA bibliography

Publication Date: 2001


Need information on the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA)? Here are the resources that outline the proposed regulations and assist you in implementing the HIPAA standards for administrative and financial transactions.



Articles
Frequentl....

Accreditation Standards

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Source: AHIMA bibliography

Publication Date: 2001


Looking for practical guidance on accreditation standards? Find resources on JCAHO accreditation requirements, ORYX, as well as other accreditation standards here.

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Practice Briefs
Research and Benchmarks
Seminars/Events
Links


Articles (Jour....

CPR Technology

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Source: AHIMA bibliography

Publication Date: 2001


Looking for information on the latest healthcare information technology? Find the latest resources regarding the computerized patient record, emerging technologies, and information systems here.

Articles
• CPR
• Internet
• Technology
Products
P....

HIM Issues (rev.)

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Source: AHIMA bibliography

Publication Date: 2001


Suffice it to say that today's healthcare executives have full plates. Government policies, consumer perceptions, accountability, budget restrictions, reorganizations and mergers, and new technologies are just a sample of what is on their plates. An understanding of the issues is just one of th....

Computerized Patient Records

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Source: AHIMA bibliography

Publication Date: 2001


Computer-based patient records (CPR) have been a valuable instrument of change in healthcare organizations. Adopters of computer-based records have proven that they can improve the quality of care, contain costs, increase efficiency and provide greater access to care. Many healthcare experts be....

Bibliography of Diversity Resources

Author: AHIMA Diversity Task Force

Source: AHIMA bibliography

Publication Date: 2001

Diversity Organizations

American Association of Medical Colleges—The Healthcare Professionals for Diversity coalition is coordinated by the Association of American Medical Colleges, and dedicated to educating both health professionals and the general public about the importance of di....

Security and Confidentiality

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Source: AHIMA bibliography

Publication Date: 2001


Trust is an essential element in the relationship between patients and healthcare providers. With the increasing deployment of information technology, consumers are more concerned than ever about the confidentiality and security of health information. The primary goal of information confidentia....

Information Security

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Source: AHIMA bibliography

Publication Date: 2001


Need information on information security? Here are the resources on electronic signatures, Internet and network security, regulations, and more.

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Frequently Asked Questions
Practice Briefs/Position Statements/Resolutions
Products
Seminars/Events
Resea....

Best Practices

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Source: AHIMA bibliography

Publication Date: 2001


Improve a process...reduce costs...contribute to enhanced patient care. Best practices make a difference in healthcare organizations. Best practices, which can be a process or an outcome, significantly contribute to the successful achievement of an organization's goals. They often involve usin....

Career Management

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Source: AHIMA bibliography

Publication Date: 2001


Need help with managing your career? Here are the resources to help you take charge of your career, identify emerging roles for HIM professionals, and assist you with job hunting.


Articles

Colleges

Models and Plans

Research and Benchmarks

Semina....

HIM Issues

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Source: AHIMA bibliography

Publication Date: 2001


Health information management (HIM) topics are at the forefront of the many issues facing today's healthcare organizations. HIM issues address timely topics from the expert viewpoint of HIM professionals. Topics include:




Healthcare Data Quality
Reimbursement Analy....

E-health

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Source: AHIMA bibliography

Publication Date: 2001


Looking for information on E-health? Here are resources on telemedicine, e-commerce and HIM, Web-based patient record systems and more, including AHIMA's Recommendations to Ensure Privacy & Quality of Personal Health Information on the Internet.

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Practice Briefs/Position....

Confidentiality

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Source: AHIMA bibliography

Publication Date: 2001


Need information on Information Security? Here are the resources that answer your questions on ROI, patient privacy, confidentiality legislation, and more.


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Practice Briefs/Position Statements/Resolutions

Models and Plans

Products

Regul....

Data Usage and Quality

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Source: AHIMA bibliography

Publication Date: 2001


Value and accountability are the main drivers in today's healthcare system. Accountability is the data-driven response of providers to the demands of payers and consumers regarding the value of the healthcare they purchase. These demands require provider and payer organizations to supply inform....

Current Issues

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Source: AHIMA bibliography

Publication Date: September 15, 2001

Coding

Hospital Outpatient Services Prospective Payment System (PPS) Background [PDF file, you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader in order to print or view this document], HCFA, March 2000

HCFA Clarification of Modifier Usage in Reporting Outpatient Hospital Services, HCFA, Septembe....

Data Usage and Quality (rev.)

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Source: AHIMA bibliography

Publication Date: 2001


A key to the future success and perhaps even the survival of healthcare organizations is their ability to maximize their most valuable asset: data. The Gartner Group, a national research organization, predicts that by 2003, only 20 percent of healthcare organizations will be able to deliver tim....

HIM Practice

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Source: AHIMA bibliography

Publication Date: 2001


Looking for information on management, documentation guidelines, or other HIM practice-related resources? Find the latest on

Articles
• Documentation Guidelines
• Management
Frequently Asked Questions
• General
• Documentation Guidelines<....

Regulatory Standards

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Source: AHIMA bibliography

Publication Date: 2001


Looking for information on regulatory standards resources? Find the latest here.

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Frequently Asked Questions
Practice Briefs
Regulations
Seminars/Events
Research and Benchmarks
Media Information/Press Releases
Washington Report
Links

Reimbursement

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Source: AHIMA bibliography

Publication Date: 2001


As coding experts, health information management (HIM) professionals are skilled at finding data within health records that legitimately improve reimbursement by diagnosis-related groups (DRG), ASC, or RBRVS. HIM professionals combine expertise in clinical information, coding guidelines, and re....

Reimbursement

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Source: AHIMA bibliography

Publication Date: 2001


Accurate reimbursement analysis requires a clinical picture that provides a snapshot of healthcare services provided during a specific time period. This clinical snapshot alludes most to allied health professionals, reimbursement specialists, and third-party payers focused on that 'piece' of th....

E-assistance for Coding Professionals

Author: Uppena, Mary

Source: Journal of AHIMA - Coding Notes

Publication Date: September 2001




Is the Web a part of your work day? Make sure it is. From purchasing products to distance learning to online coding, coding professionals can find all kinds of resources online to meet their needs.

A Look at the Future

In a recent survey, health system CEOs were ask....

Developing Cyberseals of Approval

Author: Hughes, Gwen

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: September 2001




According to a recent study by marketing technology company Cyber Dialogue, consumer demand for healthcare content has reached an estimated 36.7 million adults. The study projects that by 2005, 88.5 million adults will use the Internet to find health information, shop for health produ....

Knowing Where to Look: an Overview of Search Engines

Author: Sweet, David A.

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: September 2001


"The next best thing to knowing something is knowing where to find it,” said eighteenth-century English lexicographer Samuel Johnson. This axiom is as true today as it was in Dr. Johnson’s time; perhaps more so, due to the ever-growing store of knowledge on the Internet.

Search....

HIM Links

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Source: AHIMA bibliography

Publication Date: 2001


Additional Web site resources for health information management (HIM) topics and issues are listed below. These resources were selected on the basis of relevancy to healthcare executives who have decision-making authority or influence on HIM in their organizations. Clicking on the URL following....

Coding Bibliography

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Source: AHIMA bibliography

Publication Date: May 15, 2001


Looking for information on ICD-9-CM and CPT Coding? Find the latest resources regarding hospital-based coding, physician-based coding, and ambulatory surgery coding here.

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• General
• ICD-9
• CPT/HCPCS
• ICD-10
Ethics
Products....

Compliance

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Source: AHIMA bibliography

Publication Date: May 15, 2001


Looking for information on compliance? Find the latest resources on corporate compliance, coding compliance, as well as sample compliance plans here.

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Models and Plans
Products
Practice Briefs
Regulations
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Links

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Predicting the Internet Future

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Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: February 2001


A recently released report written for the California HealthCare Foundation, Health e-People: The Online Consumer Experience, is the second five-year forecast to map the landscape of Internet healthcare. The recent forecast more specifically maps one aspect of Internet healthcare by looki....

Journal Q&A (11/00)

Author: AHIMA Professional Practice Team

Source: AHIMA Q and A

Publication Date: November 02, 2000

Q: My facility wants to adopt or modify an existing abbreviation list rather than develop its own. Where can I locate such a list?
A: If you work in a community where the physicians practice at more than one facility, it would be ideal if those facilities shared a common abbreviation....

Coding bibliography

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Source: AHIMA bibliography

Publication Date: October 15, 2000


Coding

In an era of mounting pressure on hospitals and integrated delivery systems to comply with regulations governing payment for healthcare services and curbing fraud and abuse, quality coding takes on an increasingly important role. Traditionally, the coding professional has f....

Coding bibliography

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Source: AHIMA bibliography

Publication Date: August 15, 2000


Health information management (HIM) professionals play a key role in managed care organizations by virtue of their knowledge of clinical classification of coding systems and the supporting documentation—whether it is paper, electronic, or computerized. This knowledge—along with their....

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