Health Information Management

PPV: AHIMA’s blueprint for HIM education of the future sparks discussion, fuels debate among current professionals

HIM-HIPAA Insider, December 13, 2007

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A generation ago, concepts such as electronic medical records, personal health records, and computer-assisted coding were distant thoughts at best. Now, they are an essential component of an HIM professional's lexicon. But do educational programs prepare today's HIM professionals to accommodate the rapid advancements that these and other terms represent?

Industry experts pose this question in Vision 2016: A Blueprint for Quality Education in Health Information Management. The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) published the highly debated white paper September 24.

Editor's note: For more information on where HIM education is headed, click here. Subscribers to Medical Records Briefing can read the full article in the December 2007 issue. You can also purchase this article for $10 by clicking on the link above.

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