HIM Ch01 - Health Information Management: Concepts,...

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© 2010 Health Information Management: Concepts, Principles, and Practice Chapter 1: Introduction
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© 2010 Health Information Management The field of HIM has been recognized as a profession for more than 75 years. HIM Professionals are advocates for the effective management of clinical data and health records to ensure their confidentiality, integrity, and availability in every type of healthcare setting.
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© 2010 Modern Healthcare Environment Key healthcare industry forces have increased reliance on timely and accurate clinical information and have transformed the HIM profession: o Competition among providers was stimulated by changes in Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement systems o Emergence of integrated healthcare delivery systems as significant organizational models o Expansion of managed care delivery systems
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© 2010 Future Trends Implementation of new government regulations on administrative simplification Implementation of new reimbursement systems Prevention of medical errors
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