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Clinical Documentation Integrity Key Performance Indicators Practice Brief

This practice brief is focused on the key performance indicators (KPIs) that can be evaluated to measure the performance of clinical documentation integrity (CDI). KPIs are measurements specific for an organization or department being evaluated. KPIs are critical to track progress toward an intended result. They provide a focus for strategic and operational improvement, create an analytical basis for decision-making, and help maintain attention on the most impactful information.

Explainability of AI Models to Prevent Bias in Clinical Systems

Artificial intelligence (AI) has massive potential to change and improve outcomes in every industry, but we are only just beginning to implement this groundbreaking technological power in healthcare. AI systems can help with clinical decision support (CDS), early diagnosis of diseases, identifying previously unknown rare and genetic disorders, predicting patient behavior and adherence, finding new treatments, automating billing and other tasks, and many other important functions.

 

 

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A Day in the Life of Three Data Analysts

The Journal of AHIMA recently caught up with a few professionals working in the data analytics space to learn more about what their typical day looks like as data analysts and the challenges and trends in the field. Janae Logan, MSHMI, Allyson Russell, and Larry Mandelkehr recently participated in a webinar series for the Healthcare Data & Analytics Association (HDAA) in partnership with the Rutgers Business School with the aim of attracting the next generation of healthcare analytics practitioners.

 

 

 

Evolving Healthcare Series

AHIMA is a leader in Health Information and is committed to keeping our audience informed on evolving healthcare trends. Learn about the innovations and technology in healthcare that will impact your work and your career by participating in the Evolving Healthcare Webinar Series.

 

 

AHIMA provides relevant and engaging, interactive online development opportunities, so whether you are an experienced health information professional or you are just starting out, you will find something to suit your level and requirements in our collections of professional development education.

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Free on-demand webinar series

The Evolution of ICD-11 

Explore the future of medical coding and build your knowledge of ICD-11 during this free, on-demand webinar series.

Recommended for:

  • Coders
  • CDI Specialists
  • Coding Managers
  • HIM Directors
  • Users of Coded Data
  • Researchers

The Evolution of Coding: Understanding How Technology is Assisting Us

Health information professionals are prime candidates to lead in revenue cycle roles. Explore key components of the revenue cycle and obtain the tools to comfortably discuss financial terms and metrics at an AHIMA22pre-conference workshop led by industry expert and Distinguished Member AHIMA Triumph Award recipient Rose Dunn.

On-Demand | Up to 3 CEUs

The Impact of Technology on Clinical Documentation Integrity

This three session series guides CDI professionals through their artificial intelligence (AI) CDI program journey. Sessions highlight the benefits of AI in CDI programs, the role CDI professionals play in integrating and managing CDI technology, and the process of auditing the AI process in CDI programs.

 

Whitepaper

The Importance of Implementing Clinically Intelligent Compliance Programs

Implementing clinically intelligent compliance programs is imperative for hospitals, as eliminating healthcare fraud and abuse is a top government regulator priority. Accuity’s compliance expert, Dr. Bringham Strelow, VP of Revenue Integrity, offers guidance in this whitepaper for creating a plan to implement and maintain a solid compliance program.

Clinical Documentation Integrity (CDI) Progression Ladder

The CDI Progression Ladder represents and supports all stages of a CDI professionals career, including the educational level of each product.

Free Webinar

Why Learn About Health Data Analytics?

Are you interested in beginning your journey into the realm of Health Data Analytics, but don't know where or how to begin? Are you curious about how data analytics can be used for the identification and exploration of solutions to business issues? Register for this on-demand presentation!

 

Practice Brief

Healthcare Data Governance Practice Brief

Healthcare Data Governance (DG) is not a new topic but is still challenging for many healthcare organizations to implement and achieve. With the increase in technology and specifically the electronic health record (EHR), the amount of data available has grown exponentially.

 

AHIMA Minute Video

The Role of Data Stewards

What is a data steward? What roles do they play within healthcare organizations? Hear directly from AHIMA Practice Director of Informatics, Analytics, and Data Patty Buttner, MBA-HCM, RHIA, CDIP, CHDA, CPHI, CCS, in this AHIMA Minute video as she gives an overview of the position.

 

Whitepaper provided by Tableau in collaboration with AHIMA

Data Visualization in Healthcare: Enhancing Data Skills for the Next Generation of Professionals

Download the whitepaper to uncover insights from our expert panel about data visualization best practices and develop a curriculum to help students develop and hone their data analytics skills.

3 Webinars | 3 CEUs Total 

The Nuances of Health Information and Telehealth: 3 Perspectives

Build your knowledge of telehealth services and understand how this growing service impacts the healthcare industry. Join us for this Available On-Demand series to explore:

  • Benefits and Challenges of Telehealth in Ambulatory Care
  • Cybersecurity & Compliance for Telehealth: A Guide for Secure Patient Encounters
  • Revenue Recognition in Telehealth Best Practices

 

Whitepaper

Designing a Trusted Framework for the Application of AI in Health Care

This white paper summarizes the Convener discussion, which focused primarily on data privacy and security, regulation, liability allocation, intellectual property, and contracting challenges, and how these issues affect the development of a trusted framework for using AI in health care. 

 

Whitepaper

Information Sharing Best Practices

Developed in partnership between the Health-ISAC and the Healthcare and Public Health Sector Coordinating Council, this workable white paper is designed for healthcare organizations to download and adjust into their individual environments.