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Clinic EHR Streamlines HIM Department

Author: Hagland, Mark

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: March 2003


Is your clinic or medical group thinking about implementing an EHR? Plan for plenty of changes—in staffing, processes, and the delivery of care. Here, learn how a variety of clinics weathered the conversion.

When the Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, AZ, planned to open a new hospital....

Get Ready for the HIPAA Olympics

Author: Cannon, Jeanne

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: March 2003


HIPAA compliance might be one of the biggest challenges of the decade for covered entities—and not only because of all the new requirements. Simply reading and interpreting the regulations has proven to be a monumental task. So how can a HIPAA team leader make staff enthusiastic about lea....

Stress in the Workplace: Are You Managing It ... Or Is It Managing You?

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Source: AHIMA Advantage

Publication Date: March 2003


Imagine the "average" American workplace. According to recent surveys by the American Institute of Stress, 80 percent of employees feel stress on the job and want help managing it. Sometime in the past year, one-fourth of staff members have felt like screaming or shouting thanks to something st....

Teach Your Attorney Healthcare Contracting

Author: Le, Huan N.

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: February 2003


Medicare regulations, HIPAA compliance, and the threat of litigation have made it impossible to draft a one-page healthcare contract. Standard language alone now extends to up to four pages. It’s a good idea to hire an attorney for contract negotiations and drafting, but even then, you mi....

Perfecting the Communication Process

Author: Burrington-Brown, Jill

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: January 2003


Most of us do not think of communication as a process but rather as a talent or ability that only a few people possess. But when communication is considered a process, anyone can be an effective communicator.


The work of Stanford University computer science professor Terry Wino....

Meetings vs. Getting Work Done: Tips for Making the Most of Meetings

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Source: AHIMA Advantage

Publication Date: December 2002


Let's admit it, when we're staring at an endless pile of work on our desk and yet another round of killer deadlines, who among us welcomes the pop-up message on our computer screen announcing it's time for a meeting?
According to Realty Times, there are an average of 17 million meetings p....

Web FAQ

Author: AHIMA Professional Practice Team

Source: AHIMA Q and A

Publication Date: October 2002

Q: I've been approached about dictating hospital discharge summaries for a physician at our local hospital. Are there precautions or legalities that I should take into account?
A: Precautions are necessary for you and for the organization when considering participation in dictation of medical....

Web FAQ

Author: AHIMA Professional Practice Team

Source: AHIMA Q and A

Publication Date: October 2002

Where would I go to investigate vendors available in the HIM industry?
Several helps are available through AHIMA's Communities of Practice: AHIMA provides you with an online Vendor Directory. AHIMA members and others searching the Web can access information about companies serving the health i....

Web FAQ

Author: AHIMA Coding Team

Source: AHIMA Q and A

Publication Date: October 2002

Where Can I Find a Sample Job Description and the Standard Productivity Rate for a Coder?

Because of the wide variety of duties included in the tasks for a coding professional, AHIMA does not publish a standard job description and has found it impossible to create meaningful coding produ....

Turning Production Data into Management Tools

Author: Dunn, Rose T

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: October 2002


Staring down another backlog in your HIM department? Use routine data collection activities to strengthen your case for additional staff, increased budget dollars, or an incentive program.
Daily challenges in an HIM department include increasing workloads and accumulating backlogs withou....

Mind Your Business Associate Access: Six Steps

Author: Sullivan, Tori E.

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: October 2002


It's April 10, 2003, and a privacy officer is reviewing her policies for the imminent privacy regulations, title II of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996. The compliance deadline is April 13, 2003, and she is already feeling stressed about meeting the date.....

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