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ACE Program Celebrates First Year, Milestones

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA Advantage

Publication Date: October 2008

In its first year ACE (Action Community for e-HIM Excellence) already has more than 500 members. ACE members have reached out to component state associations (CSAs) and allied health professionals by speaking, writing, testifying, and mentoring. Members provide their HIM expertise and then report it to AHIMA. This article presents some of the highlights from the first year.

Achieving Health Information Systems Interoperability

Author: Orlova, Anna

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: June 2015



With the growing adoption of health information technology (HIT), interoperability—or the sharing of data between systems—has become a topic that everybody in healthcare is talking about. Interoperability impacts every stakeholder in healthcare with each individual party involv....

Administrative Simplification in HR 3962

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA Advocacy and Policy

Publication Date: November 15, 2009


HR 3962: Affordable Health Care for America Act

Division A – Affordable Health Care Choices



Title I – Immediate Reforms



Section 115 – Administrative Simplification [pg 76-89]
Section 1173A – Standardize Electronic Administrative Tr....

Advancing HIM Issues in 2004: the Quiet Storm

Author: Asmonga, Donald D.

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: February 2005


Although healthcare headed the 108th Congress’s agenda in the first session, its second session included little in the way of HIM issues, focusing instead on election-year topics. However, the healthcare-lite agenda didn’t stop AHIMA from advancing its work in 2004.
A New Voi....

Advancing HIM's Key Issues

Author: Rode, Dan

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: November 2005


In 2002 AHIMA’s Board of Directors outlined four key HIM issues: consistency of coding, the HIM work force, the national health information network (NHIN), and privacy, confidentiality, and security of health information. This article discusses this year’s developments on these is....

Advocacy 2003: A Road, Not a Destination

Author: Rode, Dan

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: February 2004


When we pursue our profession in an ever-changing environment, success is a fleeting reward. The pursuit of our goals is a process that spans more than any one calendar year. This column summarizes the Association’s 2003 achievements in our four key advocacy issues and looks at plans for....

Advocacy Continues amid a Sea of Change

Author: Asmonga, Donald D.

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: February 2009



Over the past several months, Washington, DC, has seen a lot of changes—a new president, a new White House staff, key federal appointees, and more than 50 freshman members of the House and Senate.


However, even among this change, AHIMA expects some of its key advocacy i....

Advocating HIM Issues in an Election Year

Author: Rode, Dan

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: April 2002



This column has often addressed the advocacy role of the HIM professional. This year, that role becomes even more important—it’s an election year. Elections call for citizen involvement, and HIM professionals are no exception.


This election year, 435 members of th....

AHIMA Advantage E-Alert

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Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: January 20, 2011


January 20, 2011 [Excerpts]

Meaningful Use Workgroup Issues Request for Comments Stage 2


The Health IT Policy Committee is seeking public comments on stage 2 objectives on a draft document of preliminary recommendations. The Policy Committee will consider all of these c....

AHIMA Advantage E-Alert

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Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: February 10, 2011


February 10, 2011 [Excerpts] AHIMA Hill Day Registration Grows

More than 100 AHIMA members have registered for 2011 Hill Day to advocate for AHIMA and the HIM profession. Don’t miss this great opportunity to join your fellow AHIMA members for the fun in Washington, DC. AHIMA’s Team T....

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