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August 2016


Redefined Sepsis Affects Coding, Documentation
Earlier this year, the latest definition of sepsis dropped, a development with far-reaching effects.

Leveraging Risk Management During Disaster Recovery
Although IT faces the brunt of the responsibility, risk managers also play a key role.

Subject to Review
Covered entities and their business associates are put under the microscope in phase 2 of the HIPAA audits.

Scribes Etch a Spot in the Care Process
The movement to deploy scribes in documentation settings continues to gain steam.


Editor's Note

Thought Leader Q&A
Christine Bechtel, coordinator of the GetMyHealthData campaign, explains how the initiative plans to change the health care landscape.

Inside Informatics
Before the health care industry shoots to master precision medicine, perhaps it should better define the term.

ICD-10 Update
The new codes have brought with them a series of documentation challenges.

HIM Challenges
Are you considering working remotely? An industry veteran offers tips on how best to make the transition.

Education Resource Guide


By the Numbers
Get the lowdown on health care's facts and figures.