Examining how other countries face the growing threats to the privacy and security of personal information, and how those approaches relate to US laws
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VIA is the route to relevant education, certification and knowledge for health information management (HIM) professionals and healthcare ecosystems located outside of the U.S.
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We’re pleased to share some changes to the certification process that international candidates should find beneficial. These five changes are effective May 1, 2020. Please keep in mind that eligibility requirements have not changed and will still apply for all candidates on all exams.
To get the latest news and changes about AHIMA's certifications, visit the Certification Updates & Announcements page.
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January 11, 2021
The origins of the clinical documentation integrity profession can be traced back to the implementation of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ Diagnostic-Related Grouper system back in 1983.
January 4, 2021
The Cures Act gives patients unprecedented power over their own health data. HIM professionals will play a big part in helping consumers wield it responsibly and securely.
January 6, 2021
This presentation recaps 2020 privacy and security trends affecting the HIM industry. The session also focuses on the outlook for HIM in 2021 and how to prepare for the future.
January 4, 2021
Why the pandemic shouldn’t stop providers from focusing on critical security and compliance gaps.
August 3, 2020
July 23, 2020
Between March 19 and April 11, IFHIMA conducted a survey of its membership who are representative of the WHO regions, including Africa, the Americas, Eastern Mediterranean, Europe, South East Asia, and Western Pacific. The survey results represent the early days of the pandemic.