News & Insights

From the AHIMA Foundation news desk.

Helping People Spot Health Misinformation Online

March 21, 2022

Even the most internet savvy individuals can be misled by online health misinformation. With the right tools, health information professionals (HIPs) and healthcare providers (HCPs) can help their patients navigate uncharted territory.

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Understanding, Access and Use of Health Information in America

January 14, 2022

This survey explores consumers’ abilities, behaviors, and expectations around interacting with their health information to make care and wellness decisions.

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Whole Person Health

January 20, 2022

Providers are evaluating high-impact interventions that address the non-medical root causes of health issues. However, incorporating SDOH in practice presents significant challenges in data acquisition, validation, analysis, and integration.

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AHIMA Foundation Announces 2021 Scholarship Recipients

September 20, 2021

The AHIMA Foundation supports health information management professionals in pursuit of degrees in health information and related programs. Here are the winners of the winners of the 2021 Scholarship Program.

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Electronic Health Information for Health Equity

January 14, 2022

This white paper offers multiple recommendations for health systems to leverage PHRs to promote care plan adherence and reduce gaps in care for patients managing chronic conditions. 

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Beyond Z Codes

December 30, 2021

HIM professionals will need to be fluent in more than Z codes to support social determinants of health initiatives.

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