What is HIM?

What is Health Information Management (HIM)? HIM is the body of knowledge and practice that ensures the availability of health information to facilitate real-time health care delivery and critical health-related decision making for multiple purposes across diverse organizations, settings and disciplines. (Source: Abdelhak)

Who are the Health Information Management Professionals? They develop, implement and assess health records processing, storage and retrieval systems in medical facilities and other health care settings to meet the legal, professional, ethical and administrative records-keeping requirements of health services delivery. (Source: WHO, 2010)

What is Electronic Health Records (EHR)? Patient records that are maintained electronically in a manner that is accessible to caregivers, the patient, and others who need access to specific information or to aggregate information to prevent illness and improve future illness. We, as HIM professionals, deal with Health Records and help other health professionals and non-health professionals (Statisticians) in access and interpreting health information related to patients. In addition, we are clerks who maintain workable and accessible Health Data in a health care system.

What is Health Care Information? It is information about the wellness strategies, diseases, and conditions associated with treatment options. It is information about how to use the health care system.

BIPOC Manitobans face disproportionate rates of COVID-19 infection, report finds

People of colour in Manitoba have seen disproportionate rates of COVID-19 infections, a new report released by the provincial government found.  Slightly more than half of the people who tested positive for COVID-19 who reported their racial or ethnic identity to case investigators identified as Black, Indigenous, or a person of colour (BIPOC), despite making […]

Lee Health seeking blood donations

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Lee Health is seeking blood donations to help replenish supply levels. All blood donated at Lee Health stays within the health system to care for patients in Southwest Florida. As home to the regions only trauma center, it is vital that the health system’s blood supply remains at healthy levels in […]

Long Harbour man is in a deadly waiting game with Newfoundland and Labrador government over treatment for rare disease | Local | News

LONG HARBOUR, N.L. — Chris Williams’ life has changed dramatically from his younger days. “Oh yes, I can’t do much really,” an out-of-breath Williams said a minute or two into the conversation after picking up the phone this week. This was after Williams had climbed stairs, an activity that is an afterthought for most people […]

Ontario reports 945 new COVID-19 cases, including 17 in greater Kawarthas region

Here’s an update on COVID-19 cases in Ontario as well as in the greater Kawarthas region. Today, Ontario is reporting 945 new cases. However, this total includes only 112 cases for Toronto, due to a data error from Toronto Public Health’s migration to Ontario’s Contact and Case Management system. Toronto Public Health’s actual case count […]

Niagara Region Public Health using text messages for positive COVID-19 notifications

Niagara’s public health department has started using text messaging to notify people who test positive for COVID-19. The service is part of a larger provincial system instituted to provide quicker notification and improve case and contact management to limit spread of the coronavirus, it said in a release Thursday. It will also allow close contacts […]

Whitmer seeks boost in tuition, child care, bridge spending

LANSING, Mich. (AP) – Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is proposing a $67 billion budget that she says would aid the state’s pandemic recovery by solidifying new programs to attend community college for free, expanding child care assistance and boosting local bridge repairs. The Democrat’s annual spending blueprint was unveiled to the Republican-led Legislature on Thursday. […]

Fitness guru debunks three common health and fitness myths – Yahoo Finance Australia

Fitness guru debunks three common health and fitness myths  Yahoo Finance Australia Source link

Financial health guidance for organisations contracting with or applying to ESFA

Last updated: February 2021 1. Definition 1: This guidance is not to be used for general further education colleges, sixth form colleges, academies, or academy trusts. If you are seeking financial guidance for any of these areas, please follow the links below: 2: The term “organisation” is used within this guidance to refer to all […]

Health Information Exchange (HIE) Market Trends, Size, Demand, Status, Analysis And Forecast To 2027 – Atlantic Financial Management

Request Download Sample Credible Insights has added a new report titled, ‘Health Information Exchange (HIE) Market’ to its vast data repository. The robust demand in Health Information Exchange (HIE) Market, impact of covid-19 on future prospects, and favorable regulatory scenario peeked our interest in the arena. The latest Health Information Exchange (HIE) Market report will […]

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