It goes without saying that social distancing has changed everything, both in our personal and work lives. When we are doing as much as we can remotely – including going to the doctor – health information management (HIM) leaders need to quickly find ways to ensure that we continue to keep Protected Health Information (PHI) […]
About Janet Longmire, RHIA, CPHQ l Ciox Compliance Audit Manager
Janet has more than 30 years of experience including healthcare quality, National Committee on Quality Assurance and Joint Commission accreditation, HEDIS and Release of Information. She is currently a member of the Ciox Compliance team and is a member of AHIMA and GAHIMA.
Entries by Janet Longmire, RHIA, CPHQ l Ciox Compliance Audit Manager
The coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic impacts every area of healthcare, including programs that provide alcohol or substance use diagnosis and treatment. Many treatment programs are closed or are providing care remotely via telehealth. In some areas, treatment is provided by simple telephone calls where telehealth technology isn’t available. Under these circumstances, it is often not […]