Health Information Management

Medical Records Briefing, June 2009

HIM Briefings, June 1, 2009

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This month’s issue is full of time-saving tips and guidance. Our EHR beat column features one health system’s success story with a system-wide implementation that includes three hospitals and more than 70 physician practices. HIMSS recently awarded the health system with its prestigious Stage 7 award for achieving a paperless environment. This month’s new director’s niche takes a closer look at the challenges that today’s HIM and HIT new graduates face as well as the opportunities available to them as EHRs take the spotlight. This month’s training tool allows HIM directors to quiz staff members with various HIPAA-related scenarios. In our standards of the month column, Jean Clark provides tips to maintain compliance with IM.02.01.01 and IM.02.01.03. This month’s idea presents HIM directors with several important questions they should be asking when calculating scanning productivity.

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