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Personal Genomic Information Management and Personalized Medicine: Challenges, Current Solutions, and Roles of HIM Professionals

Author: Alzu'bi, Amal; Zhou, Leming; Watzlaf, Valerie J.M.

Source: Perspectives in Health Information Management

Publication Date: April 2014


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In recent years, the term personalized medicine has received more and more attention in the field of healthcare. The increasing use of this term is closely related to the astonishing advancement in DNA sequencing technologies and other high-throughput biotechnologies. A l....

Reasons for Deficiencies in Health Information Laws in Iran

Author: Moghaddasi, Hamid; Hosseini, Azamol-sadat; Sajjadi, Samad; Nikookalam, Maryam

Source: Perspectives in Health Information Management

Publication Date: April 2014


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Introduction: Laws, regulations, and guidelines are necessary external stimuli that influence the management of health data. They serve as external mechanisms for the reinforcement and quality improvement of health information. Despite their inevitable significance, such....

HITECH Frequently Asked Privacy, Security Questions: Part 3

Author: Rose, Angela Dinh; Greene, Adam H

Source: Journal of AHIMA | AHIMA Q and A

Publication Date: March 2014

This article concludes a three-part series discussing the most commonly asked questions regarding compliance requirements surrounding the final HITECH Omnibus Rule, released in January 2013. It highlights the updated requirements and provides answers to questions regarding decedent protected health information (PHI), the release of immunization records to schools, and the enhanced request for restrictions requirements.

Modifications to ICD-10-CM/PCS Under Review

Author: AHIMA Advocacy and Policy Team

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: February 2014

The ICD-9-CM Coordination and Maintenance (C&M) Committee, a public forum on ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM/PCS code updates, met in September 2013. Meetings of this committee are co-chaired by the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Coding proposals are presented at these meetings and the public is given the opportunity to comment. No final decisions regarding the adoption of code proposals are made at the meetings, but are made by the director of NCHS and the administrator of CMS.

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