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Utilizing Open-Source Government Data Sets in Health Information Management Teaching: An Application in Statistics and Data Analytics

Utilizing Open-Source Government Data Sets in Health Information Management Teaching: An Application in Statistics and Data Analytics

Jewelle Hicks July , 2016 0

The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) Council for Excellence in Education acknowledges the importance of improving the data analytics skills of health information management (HIM) students at the baccalaureate level. This importance is especially reflected in the Informatics, Analytics, and Data Use domain of the HIM curricular competencies defined by AHIMA.  

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The Gamification of Electronic Health Records: A Systematic Literature Review

The Gamification of Electronic Health Records: A Systematic Literature Review

Jewelle Hicks May , 2016 0

The use of gamification and simulation in medical education is increasing in efforts to accelerate and improve learning outcomes. The purpose of this literature review is to examine game design elements for possible inclusion in an electronic health record (EHR) simulation game (EHRsim).  

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Healthcare Database Management for Health Informatics and Information Management Students: Challenges and Instruction Strategies—Part 1

Healthcare Database Management for Health Informatics and Information Management Students: Challenges and Instruction Strategies—Part 1

Jewelle Hicks January , 2016 0

Enactment of the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009 forever altered the data management landscape in healthcare. The volume, breadth, depth, and pace at which health information is collected have surged.  

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Employee Confidentiality Training for the Electronic Health Record: A Systematic Review of Literature

Employee Confidentiality Training for the Electronic Health Record: A Systematic Review of Literature

Jewelle Hicks December , 2015 0

The healthcare industry is an ever-changing field, and in recent years, the introduction of the electronic health record (EHR) has enabled hospitals to store and retrieve detailed patient information for use by healthcare providers, and sometimes patients, during a patient’s hospitalization, over time, and across care settings.  

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The Value of In-Person Exam Preparation Workshops in Obtaining an AHIMA Credential

The Value of In-Person Exam Preparation Workshops in Obtaining an AHIMA Credential

Jewelle Hicks October , 2015 0

The purpose of this study was to gauge the test-taking success of people who attended RHIA, RHIT, CCS, and CCS-P exam preparation workshops. Information available from the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) Newly Credentialed Professionals website includes names of people who have passed a credential exam as well as the date the exam was successfully completed.  

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New Health Information Management (HIM) Competencies? Teaching Critical Thinking Using an Unfolding Case Study

New Health Information Management (HIM) Competencies? Teaching Critical Thinking Using an Unfolding Case Study

Jewelle Hicks May , 2015 0

With the AHIMA Foundation’s establishment of new professional competencies for health information management (HIM) comes the opportunity to reimagine how lessons are presented to students. The use of unfolding case studies fosters a learner-centered classroom, where the student is actively engaged in the learning process.  

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