Health Information Management

Medical Records Briefing, August 2009

HIM Briefings, August 1, 2009

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This month’s issue covers a wide variety of topics of interest to HIM directors. Our cover story addresses the results of MRB’s recent Joint Commission benchmark survey and outlines several hospitals’ recent survey experiences. This month’s training tool tackles challenging HIPAA scenarios. Our standards of the month column provides sage advice for how to comply with IM.01.01.01 and IM.02.01.03. EHR beat provides an overview of HIPAA 5010 and is the first article in a two-part series on the topic. Our HIPAA happenings column includes an article that addresses the importance of establishing sanctioning guidelines. Finally, this month’s idea pertains to posing compliant verbal queries and how to ensure your policy and procedure reflects this.

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