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Personal Health Records

Author: AHIMA Library Staff

Source: AHIMA bibliography

Publication Date: October 29, 2008


(bibliography last updated October 2008)


----------. "Importance of Personal Health Records (PHRs) Draws Support of American College of Physicians (ACP)." ACP, December 7, 2006. http://www.acponline.org/pressroom/phrs.htm


----------. “Microsoft Launches Heal....

HIM Issues

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Source: AHIMA bibliography

Publication Date: 2001


Health information management (HIM) topics are at the forefront of the many issues facing today's healthcare organizations. HIM issues address timely topics from the expert viewpoint of HIM professionals. Topics include:




Healthcare Data Quality
Reimbursement Analy....

CPR Technology

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Source: AHIMA bibliography

Publication Date: 2001


Looking for information on the latest healthcare information technology? Find the latest resources regarding the computerized patient record, emerging technologies, and information systems here.

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• CPR
• Internet
• Technology
Products
P....

Coding Bibliography

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Source: AHIMA bibliography

Publication Date: May 15, 2001


Looking for information on ICD-9-CM and CPT Coding? Find the latest resources regarding hospital-based coding, physician-based coding, and ambulatory surgery coding here.

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• General
• ICD-9
• CPT/HCPCS
• ICD-10
Ethics
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Computerized Patient Records

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Source: AHIMA bibliography

Publication Date: 2001


Computer-based patient records (CPR) have been a valuable instrument of change in healthcare organizations. Adopters of computer-based records have proven that they can improve the quality of care, contain costs, increase efficiency and provide greater access to care. Many healthcare experts be....

Career Management

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Source: AHIMA bibliography

Publication Date: 2001


Need help with managing your career? Here are the resources to help you take charge of your career, identify emerging roles for HIM professionals, and assist you with job hunting.


Articles

Colleges

Models and Plans

Research and Benchmarks

Semina....

E-health

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Source: AHIMA bibliography

Publication Date: 2001


Looking for information on E-health? Here are resources on telemedicine, e-commerce and HIM, Web-based patient record systems and more, including AHIMA's Recommendations to Ensure Privacy & Quality of Personal Health Information on the Internet.

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Compliance

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Source: AHIMA bibliography

Publication Date: June 15, 2000


Recent legislative actions by the government to curb fraud and abuse in the healthcare industry, coupled with the federal government's aggressive civil and criminal healthcare prosecutions, would indicate that government scrutiny of healthcare providers will remain intense well into the future.....

Security and Confidentiality

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Source: AHIMA bibliography

Publication Date: 2001


Trust is an essential element in the relationship between patients and healthcare providers. With the increasing deployment of information technology, consumers are more concerned than ever about the confidentiality and security of health information. The primary goal of information confidentia....

Information Security

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Source: AHIMA bibliography

Publication Date: 2001


Need information on information security? Here are the resources on electronic signatures, Internet and network security, regulations, and more.

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Frequently Asked Questions
Practice Briefs/Position Statements/Resolutions
Products
Seminars/Events
Resea....

Confidentiality

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Source: AHIMA bibliography

Publication Date: 2001


Need information on Information Security? Here are the resources that answer your questions on ROI, patient privacy, confidentiality legislation, and more.


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Practice Briefs/Position Statements/Resolutions

Models and Plans

Products

Regul....

HIM Issues (rev.)

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Source: AHIMA bibliography

Publication Date: 2001


Suffice it to say that today's healthcare executives have full plates. Government policies, consumer perceptions, accountability, budget restrictions, reorganizations and mergers, and new technologies are just a sample of what is on their plates. An understanding of the issues is just one of th....

Coding bibliography

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Source: AHIMA bibliography

Publication Date: October 15, 2000


Coding

In an era of mounting pressure on hospitals and integrated delivery systems to comply with regulations governing payment for healthcare services and curbing fraud and abuse, quality coding takes on an increasingly important role. Traditionally, the coding professional has f....

Best Practices

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Source: AHIMA bibliography

Publication Date: 2001


Improve a process...reduce costs...contribute to enhanced patient care. Best practices make a difference in healthcare organizations. Best practices, which can be a process or an outcome, significantly contribute to the successful achievement of an organization's goals. They often involve usin....

Compliance

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Source: AHIMA bibliography

Publication Date: May 15, 2001


Looking for information on compliance? Find the latest resources on corporate compliance, coding compliance, as well as sample compliance plans here.

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Models and Plans
Products
Practice Briefs
Regulations
Seminars/Events
Links

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Accreditation Standards

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Source: AHIMA bibliography

Publication Date: 2001


Looking for practical guidance on accreditation standards? Find resources on JCAHO accreditation requirements, ORYX, as well as other accreditation standards here.

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Practice Briefs
Research and Benchmarks
Seminars/Events
Links


Articles (Jour....

Reimbursement

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Source: AHIMA bibliography

Publication Date: 2001


Accurate reimbursement analysis requires a clinical picture that provides a snapshot of healthcare services provided during a specific time period. This clinical snapshot alludes most to allied health professionals, reimbursement specialists, and third-party payers focused on that 'piece' of th....

Coding bibliography

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Source: AHIMA bibliography

Publication Date: August 15, 2000


Health information management (HIM) professionals play a key role in managed care organizations by virtue of their knowledge of clinical classification of coding systems and the supporting documentation—whether it is paper, electronic, or computerized. This knowledge—along with their....

Data Usage and Quality

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Source: AHIMA bibliography

Publication Date: 2001


Value and accountability are the main drivers in today's healthcare system. Accountability is the data-driven response of providers to the demands of payers and consumers regarding the value of the healthcare they purchase. These demands require provider and payer organizations to supply inform....

Quality Management

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Source: AHIMA bibliography

Publication Date: 2001


Looking for information on quality management resources? Find the latest here.

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Regulations
Products
Practice Briefs/Position Statements
Seminars/Events
Research and Benchmarks
Washington Report
Links
• Information Management in H....

Reimbursement

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Source: AHIMA bibliography

Publication Date: 2001


Looking for information on reimbursement resources? Find the latest here.

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Frequently Asked Questions
Regulations
Products
Practice Briefs
Washington Report
Seminars/Events
Media Information/Press Releases
Links
• Information....

HIM Practice

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Source: AHIMA bibliography

Publication Date: 2001


Looking for information on management, documentation guidelines, or other HIM practice-related resources? Find the latest on

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• Documentation Guidelines
• Management
Frequently Asked Questions
• General
• Documentation Guidelines<....

Reimbursement

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Source: AHIMA bibliography

Publication Date: 2001


As coding experts, health information management (HIM) professionals are skilled at finding data within health records that legitimately improve reimbursement by diagnosis-related groups (DRG), ASC, or RBRVS. HIM professionals combine expertise in clinical information, coding guidelines, and re....

Regulatory Standards

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Source: AHIMA bibliography

Publication Date: 2001


Looking for information on regulatory standards resources? Find the latest here.

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Frequently Asked Questions
Practice Briefs
Regulations
Seminars/Events
Research and Benchmarks
Media Information/Press Releases
Washington Report
Links

Data Usage and Quality (rev.)

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Source: AHIMA bibliography

Publication Date: 2001


A key to the future success and perhaps even the survival of healthcare organizations is their ability to maximize their most valuable asset: data. The Gartner Group, a national research organization, predicts that by 2003, only 20 percent of healthcare organizations will be able to deliver tim....

Current Issues

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Source: AHIMA bibliography

Publication Date: September 15, 2001

Coding

Hospital Outpatient Services Prospective Payment System (PPS) Background [PDF file, you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader in order to print or view this document], HCFA, March 2000

HCFA Clarification of Modifier Usage in Reporting Outpatient Hospital Services, HCFA, Septembe....

HIPAA

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Source: AHIMA bibliography

Publication Date: 2001


Need information on the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA)? Here are the resources that outline the proposed regulations and assist you in implementing the HIPAA standards for administrative and financial transactions.



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Frequentl....