HIM Content Communities

10 total

AHIMA Foundation Research  

A Community, that is accessible to the Public, to discuss issues related to research, including, but not limited to funding opportunities, grant types, research methodologies, peer reviewed publications and criteria.

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Care Coordination and Management  

A Community, that is accessible to the Public, to discuss how healthcare organizations across the care continuum are addressing issues related to care coordination, longitudinal and chronic care management. This open community welcomes professionals with diverse experience and expertise including, but not limited to:
o Coordination of Care
o Long term post-acute care (Skilled Nursing Facilities, Nursing facilities, Home Health, Hospice, Inpatient Rehabilitation, Long Term Acute Care Hospitals)
o Behavioral Health
o Case Management
o Patient-centered medical homes
o Health information exchange
o Medication Management
o Regulatory, quality, value-based incentive programs, bundled payments, accountable care organizations (ACOs), and alternative payment models (APMs) under MACRA

  last person joined 2 days ago

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Coding, Classification & Reimbursement  

A Community, that is accessible to the Public, to discuss issues related to coding, classification & reimbursement, including, but not limited to:
• Classification Systems
• Clinical Terminologies
• Clinical Documentation Improvement
• Revenue Management & Compliance
• Reimbursement

  last person joined 11 hours ago

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Confidentiality, Privacy & Security  

A Community, that is accessible to the Public, to discuss issues related to Confidentiality, Privacy & Security, including, but not limited to:
• Health Law & Ethics
• Data Privacy, Confidentiality, and Security
• Release of Information

  last person joined 6 days ago

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Consumer Engagement & Personal Health Information  

A Community, that is accessible to the Public, to discuss issues related to Consumer Engagement & Personal Health Information, including, but not limited to:
o Personal Health Records/Personal Health Information
o Patient Portals
o Personal Health Monitoring & Technologies

  last person joined 2 days ago

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Data Analytics  

A Community, that is accessible to the Public, to discuss issues related to healthcare data analytics. Members of this community have roles and/or an interest in data analysis and decision support. Topics may include:
• Analytical tools and resources
• Applying business intelligence practices in the healthcare environment
• Data acquisition, management, analysis, interpretation, and transformation into accurate, timely and consistent information
This community will focus on topics related to the capture and use the data that is acquired either within the health system or from external sources and how the organization can demonstrate improvements in clinical care and decision-making.

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Health Informatics  

A Community, that is accessible to the Public, to discuss issues related to health informatics. Members of this community have interest in people, processes, and technologies that produce and use trusted data for better decision making. Topics may include:
• Patient Matching
• Consumer Health Data (such as data collected from wearable devices)
• Telemedicine/Telehealth
• Clinical Business Intelligence
This community will focus topics related to the knowledge of information systems, decision support, databases, and information technology to help design effective technology systems that gather, store, interpret, and manage the data that is generated in the provision of healthcare to patients.

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Health Information Technologies & Processes  

A Community, that is accessible to the Public, to discuss issues related to Health Information Technologies & Processes, including, but not limited to:
• Electronic Health Record
• Database Management & Data Use
• Patient Identity Management
• Disaster Planning & Recovery
• Interoperability
• Information Integrity & Data Quality

  last person joined 2 days ago

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Healthcare Leadership and Innovation  

A Community, that is accessible to the Public, to discuss issues related to healthcare leadership, including, but not limited to:
o Leadership Theory & Change Management
o Work Design & Performance Improvement
o Human Resources, Training & Development
o Strategic & Organizational Management
o Financial Analysis & Planning
o Ethics in Healthcare Management
o Project and Contract Management
o Healthcare Delivery Models
o Global HIM

  last person joined 6 hours ago

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Information Governance & Standards  

Information Governance (IG) is “an organization-wide framework for managing information throughout its lifecycle and supporting the organization’s strategy, operations, regulatory, legal, risk, and environmental requirements.” This includes the standards for how information is managed.

This community discusses how healthcare organizations are launching and sustaining IG initiatives, and how this new approach to addressing information-related issues and challenges benefits the entire organization. Expand your influence by collaborating with other information stakeholders in your organization. Access resources to ensure your organization’s readiness for IG and the improvement opportunities it brings. This Community is accessible to the Public and welcomes members with diverse expertise, including: innovation, quality, strategy, compliance, risk management, legal, information technology, health information management, higher education, business intelligence, informatics, and security/privacy.

Discussion topics may include anything related to IG, including:
• How HIM and healthcare professionals are preparing for and transitioning to IG
• Assessing organizational IG readiness
• Developing value propositions to gain leadership support
• Identifying sponsors and champions
• Developing the organizational structure
• How IG works with data governance
• How IG can be used to break down organization-wide silos and tackle tough problems
• Understanding how organizational culture affects IG
• The standards for how the data is managed, including regulatory requirements, data standards, documentation, statistics and research methods

  last person joined 2 days ago

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