Ayokunle is the President of the Nigerian Baptist Convention while Ahima
is the Chairman of the TEKAN/ECWA block in CAN.
Whitmer is a member of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA
), as well as the Florida Health Information Management Association (FHIMA), where she serves as an advocate on the Legislative Committee, working to educate legislators on healthcare bills that affect the State of Florida.
has always been actively involved in making sure that HIM professionals have a good understanding of their role in privacy and security and release of information," Stambaugh said, "making sure that we meet all the regulatory standards, compliance standards, federal and state mandates, with HIPAA being one of those.
training curriculum based on AHIMA
Best Practices, provide training to a core
The AWC OM programme provides an assessment and gap analysis to assess Al Ain's current level of clinical documentation, customised training to a core sustainability team and internal trainers, and development of a sustainability plan, all by Ahima
subject matter experts.
is dedicated to helping healthcare providers streamline patient health information request processes to ensure they are compliant with the Office for Civil Rights' (OCR) guidance on an individual's right of access under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).
and HIMSS are the leading organizations for identifying HIT and HIM professionals' credentials and competencies, we examined both CPHIMS and AHIMA
curriculum competencies and knowledge clusters (AHIMA
, 2011; CPHIMS, 2014b) and mapped them with our course components, as shown in Tables 3 and 4.
The press release included a formal statement from AHIMA
CEO Lynne Thomas Gordon stating that, "On behalf of our more than 72,000 members who have prepared for ICD-10 in good faith, AHIMA
will seek immediate clarification on a number of technical issues such as the exact length of the delay." It went on to say that "It has been estimated that another one-year delay of ICD-10 would likely cost the industry an additional $1 billion to $6.6 billion on top of the already incurred costs from the previous one-year delay.
To fully represent health information management professions, we included the eleven "ethical principles" in the American Health Information Management Association (AHiMA
) Code of Ethics (2011) , in addition to AMIA.
A new study by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA
) reported similar findings specifically within the healthcare industry.
Physicians will need to provide more specific documentation about the severity level (moderately persistent, severely persistent, etc.) for their coders to select the appropriate ICD-10 code, according to Kathryn DeVault, a coding expert at the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA