Upcoming Issues

  • Summer 2014 Introduction

    The Summer 2014 issue of Perspectives in Health Information Management features a study examining the differences in coding productivity between ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM/PCS, findings of a pilot study on electronic health records conducted in a primary health center in rural India; and study examining perceptions of HIM students, faculty, and individuals employed in healthcare regarding educational experiences and career preparation.  

  • Spring 2014 Introduction

    The Spring 2014 issue of Perspectives in Health Information Management features a systematic review of e-prescribing in an ambulatory care setting; a case study in the redesign, development, and implementation of a web-based healthcare clinic search tool in underserved populations in Texas; and a discussion of the challenges for implementing genomics-based personalized medicine in healthcare, current solutions to these challenges, and the roles of HIM professionals in genomics-based personalized medicine.  

  • Fall 2012 Introduction

    The Fall 2012 issue of Perspectives in Health Information Management features a study demonstrating that the postbaccalaureate certificate program is a viable alternative for producing successful health information administration graduates, increasing program enrollment, and increasing the number of RHIAs in the workforce as well as a study from a central Texas hospital to determine whether […]

  • Summer 2012 Introduction

    Perspectives Brings HIM Educational Issues to the Forefront

    HIM education has been a passion of mine ever since I found my niche in the field. Whether it is educating students, consumers, or other knowledge seekers, I am intrigued with how others learn this powerful and important information.

  • Spring 2012 Introduction

    Physician Offers EHR Insight

    I have always been drawn to technology. Whether it was playing games on a Commodore 64, using a word processor I got for my 14th birthday, or more recently using the calendar synchronization tools on my work PC, my home Mac, and my iPhone to manage my busy schedule. Over the last 20 years I’ve owned no fewer than ten computers, four laptops, three tablets, two MP3 players, and several smartphones.

  • Winter 2012 Introduction

    Implementing ICD-10: Lessons from the Field

    US healthcare providers are bracing for a vast expansion of the coding system used for diagnoses and inpatient procedures. On September 30, 2013, all health plans must switch from the current classification system for diagnoses and inpatient procedures,

  • Fall 2011 Introduction

    The Fall 2011 issue of Perspectives in Health Information Management features a survey on EHR use in Saudi Arabia, a study on the quality of E codes in hospital discharge data, and a review of the use of a clinical information portal at the University of Pittsburg Medical Center. In addition, we are publishing some feedback on an article published in the Spring 2011 issue.

  • Summer 2011 Introduction

    The Summer 2011 issue of Perspectives in Health Information Management features a study of legibility in medical records; an analysis of pharmacists perceptions of EHRs in the state of Nebraska; of study of information systems benefits for nurses; and a qualitative study for improving the accuracy of ICD-9-CM coding. Look for the Fall 2011 issue […]

  • Spring 2011 Introduction

    The Spring 2011 issue of Perspectives in Health Information Management features an analysis of the challenges of a PubMed literature search on bladder cancer; a case-study of how users assess components of an EHR; and an examination of using Medicaid Statistical Information System data to identify and analyze the core children’s healthcare quality measures.

  • Fall 2010 Introduction

    The Fall 2010 issue of Perspectives in Health Information Management features an analysis of different methods of text processing as well as a feature on adding genomics to a health information management curriculum. This issue also features a study on an organization’s forecasted growth strategy.