How Can Your Organization Make The Most of The HIM Roles of Tomorrow?

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Health Information Management Professionals Thirty years ago, an HIM professional often worked in a windowless basement of a hospital sorting through piles of paper records, filing loose forms, and flipping through a rolodex-style master patient index (MPI). Employers looked for individuals who could alphabetize and organize. The HIM profession was largely unknown within organizations and the healthcare community as a …

HIP week: A time to reflect on the importance of HIM

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This year, health information professionals (HIP) week takes place March 22-28. During this weeklong celebration, it’s helpful to ponder how much the profession has evolved and where we are headed in the future.  HIM has seen many changes over the years, and we’ll likely see many more as EHRs continue to become a core part of clinical care. The history of HIM …