Privacy, security concerns high in HIEs
HIM Briefings, June 1, 2012
HIE advocates use a scenario like this to promote hospitals joining an exchange program, which is defined as the mobilization of healthcare information electronically across organizations within a region, community, or hospital system. But HIE programs do not come concern-free. For HIM professionals whose hospitals have signed on to participate in such a program and for those that are considering it, they must do some due diligence.
- Study: Almost half of nurses are thinking about leaving the profession
- What does case-mix index mean to you?
- Fracture coding in ICD-10-CM requires greater specificity
- Differentiate between types of wound debridement
- Complications from immobility by body system
- Pneumonia with a negative chest x-ray: Clinical diagnoses, physician documentation, and coding guidelines
- OB services: Coding inside and outside of the package
- Don’t forget the three checks in medication administration
- What is the difference between an IPA and a medical group?
- Note similarities and differences between HCPCS, CPT® codes
- Bill and charge for supplies correctly to reduce risk and minimize lost revenue
- QA:Coding multiple initial infusions
- Seven tips for slashing ED wait times with limited resources
- Q&A: Query for "Type 2 injury"
- Q&A: Coding using suspected, probable diagnoses
- Q&A: Coding for transplant complications
- Note from the Instructor: Review of hospital inpatient mental health services payable under the inpatient psychiatric facility prospective payment system (IPF PPS)
- Increase patient satisfaction by improving your discharge process
- HIPAA Q&A: Maintenance of medical records after physician death
- Don't underestimate the importance of good documentation