Improved patient matching requires sensitivity training on collecting data for the LGBTQ population

Improved patient matching requires sensitivity training on collecting data for the LGBTQ population

Press releases may be edited for formatting or style | January 22, 2020 Health IT

Within that vision and topping the list of hot topics in health information management (HIM) for AHIMA in 2020 are patient identification and matching, social determinants of health (SDOH) and legislative advocacy related to privacy, interoperability, and patient identification.

As part of an issue that introduces a revamped and mobile-friendly website that includes interactive quizzes, the article outlines AHIMA's upcoming objectives for the year ahead including:

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● A robust advocacy agenda that includes legislative steps in support of a nationwide patient matching and identification solution
● Influencing the development and maintenance of national and international medical coding standards
● Advancing health information sharing policies by aligning 42 CFR Part 2 regulations
● Advocating for the inclusion of SDOH in the identification, collection, and use of data

Read these articles and more in the January issue of the Journal of AHIMA or online at journal.ahima.org.

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About AHIMA
The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) represents more than 103,000 health information professionals in the United States and around the world. AHIMA is committed to promoting and advocating for best practices in health information and to actively contributing to the development and advancement of health information professionals worldwide, www.ahima.org

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