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Health Information Management
Advance for Health Information Professionals
A bi-weekly trade publication for health information professionals. Offers free newsletter and magazine subscriptions.
American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)
Accrediting organization for HIT; includes information on conferences, models, issues, publications, articles, news, education and career and consumer concerns. Especially see Perspectives in Health Information Management.
Current Terms (Health Professions Institute)
A dictionary of new medical words and phrases not found in current medical dictionaries; updated monthly.
For the Record
A bi-weekly news and recruitment magazine with job search feature. Affiliated with AHIMA.
Healthcare Informatics Standards (Health Level 7)
Includes links to coding systems and standards.
Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS)
"The healthcare industry's membership organization exclusively focused on providing leadership for the optimal use of healthcare information technology (IT) and management systems for the betterment of healthcare."
Law, guides and checklists, code sets and more.
ICD, HCPS and CPT Codes
Links to compressed files available for downloading.
The International Federation of Health Records Organizations supports national associations and health records professionals to implement and improve health records and the systems which support them.
Library exercises for Health Information Technology Students (HIT 130)
From the NVCC MEC Library. Designed to teach students to use web-based resources to locate health information.
Medical Record Institutes Home Page
In addition to information about MRI mission and members, covers conferences, publications and role in the creation of standards.
Medical Record Privacy
Resources on electronic privacy issues from EPIC.
Office for Civil Rights -- HIPAA
Department of Health and Human Services -- Consumer factsheets, standards and regulations, compliance, educational materials and links.
Information on Systematized Nomenclature of Medicine-Clinical Terms, the core general terminology for the electronic health record. From the International Health Terminology Standards Development Organisation.