First Steps in Starting a Master of Science Program in Health Informatics and Information Management
Author: Harris, Susie T.; Bell, Paul D; Woodward, James Anthony
Source: Educational Perspectives in Health Informatics and Information Management
Publication Date: October 2016
Determination of Problematic ICD-9-CM Subcategories for Further Study of Coding Performance: Delphi Method
The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) made a strategic decision in the 2000s to advocate for increased numbers of health information management (HIM) professionals educated at the graduate level. Many universities are developing master’s-deg....
Author: Zeng, Xiaoming; Bell, Paul D
Source: Perspectives in Health Information Management
Publication Date: July 2011
In this study, we report on a qualitative method known as the Delphi method, used in the first part of a research study for improving the accuracy and reliability of ICD-9-CM coding. A panel of independent coding experts interacted methodically to determine that the three....