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.


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.


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.


Requesting Medical Records

Originally published in December, 2020

The Cures Act gives consumers unprecedented control over their health information. It is up to health organizations to ensure patients wield that power safely and responsibly.