Perspectives in Health Information Management

Perspectives in Health Information Management

Perspectives in Health Information Management is a scholarly, peer-reviewed journal, referred to by professors, professionals, public officials, industry leaders, and policy-makers journal that promotes the advancement of practice, education, and research by providing contributions to the understanding or improvement of health information management processes and outcomes.

Evidence-based Operations Management in Health Information Management: A Case Study

2019 Fall
By Susan H. Fenton, PhD, RHIA, CPHI, FAHIMA, and Diann H. Smith, MS, RHIA, CHP, FAHIMA

This is a case study of the evidence-based management practices of a centralized health information management (HIM) department in a large integrated healthcare delivery system. The case study used interviews and focus groups, as well as de-identified dashboards, to explore the impact of reporting on the organization. The dashboards and key performance indicators (KPIs) were initially developed in 2012 and have continued to evolve. Read entire article here.Read entire article


If Patients Only Knew(1)
The Journal of AHIMA

If Patients Only Knew

Health information professionals talk about their ideas for involving patients in the identity management process. Educating patients on the health risks of misidentification might help them to feel less guarded about sharing additional identifiers when they receive care.

Perspectives in Health Information Management

Characteristics of Individuals Using a Patient Portal via Mobile Technology

This study explores characteristics of individuals using a patient portal in Ohio, with a particular focus on those who choose to access the portal via a mobile application.

Perspectives in Health Information Management

Paving the Way: A Cost and Outcome Evaluation Framework for the Transition from the 10th to the 11th Version of the International Classification of Disease

Countries worldwide, including Canada, need tools for informed decision-making on the adoption of ICD-11.