Spring 2017 Introduction

The Spring 2017 issue of Perspectives in Health Information Management features the latest research on topics such as an analysis of mHealth interventions for adult obesity in the United States, as well as a study seeking to determine user’s motivators when playing an EHR simulation game.

The study, “Differences in Sociocognitive Beliefs between Involved and Noninvolved Employees during the Implementation of an Electronic Health Record System,” found that involving employees during an EHR implementation appears to enhance employees’ sociocognitive beliefs and increases their intention to work with the new system.

Read the full issue here. Learn more about submission guidelines here.

Call for Applications

Perspectives is now accepting applications for the volunteer role of editor starting September 1, 2017. Applications should include a CV, description of publication experience, references, and a vision statement for the publication.

All materials should be submitted as separate Word files or links to perspectives@ahima.org by July 5, 2017. For more information and to view a complete position description, please visit the Perspectives web site to learn more.

Perspectives in Health Information Management is a scholarly, peer-reviewed journal, referred to by professors, professionals, public officials, industry leaders, and policy-makers. Since 2004, Perspectives has been one of the most credible and respected journals of the HIM industry, and is referenced in notable indices such as PubMed Central (PMC), the Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health (CINAHL), and Google Scholar. Join Perspectives in celebrating more than 10 years of scholarly publishing that advances health information management practice.

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