A lot has happened at HIMJ since the last issue of HIMAA Matters in 2021. Below is a ‘catch-up list’ of:
- the January Issue of HIMJ for 2022
- Virtual Special Issue on Health Data and Diversity, and
- Recently published On-Line First articles.
HIMJ Volume 51, No, 1 (January 2022) includes:
Review Article Personal electronic healthcare records: What influences consumers to engage with their clinical data online? A literature review
Kellie-Anne Crameri, Lynne Maher, Pieter Van Dam, and Sarah Prior
Research Articles The likelihood of requiring a diagnostic test: Classifying emergency department patients with logistic regression
Görkem Sarıyer and Mustafa Gökalp Ataman
Utility of SNOMED CT in automated expansion of clinical terms in discharge summaries: Testing issues of coverage
Aleksandar Zivaljevic, Koray Atalag and James Warren
Under-coding of dementia and other conditions indicates scope for improved patient management: A longitudinal retrospective study of dementia patients in Australia
Witold H Polanski, Adrian Danker, Amir Zolal, Davis Senf-Mothes, Gabriele Schackert, and Dietmar Krex
Professional Practice & Innovation Article A multi-method quality improvement approach to systematically improve and promote the quality of national health and social care information
Niamh McGrath, Barbara Foley, Caroline Hurley, Maria Ryan, and Rachel Flynn
NEW Virtual Special Issue – Health Data and Diversity
Guest Editors Bronwyn Hemsley (PhD) and Deborah Debono (PhD) introduce this Virtual Special Issue for HIMJ with a compilation of articles grouped along the themes of:
- Considering health literacy in e-health initiatives
- Building on the affordances of online social networks
- Recognising complexity and clinical coding holistically in healthcare documentation
- Documenting accurately across disciplines for patient safety, and
- Improving information exchange for transitional care across settings.
Their Editorial, ‘Recognising complexity: Foregrounding vulnerable and diverse populations for inclusive health information management research’ and the collection of papers selected for this VSI are available at https://journals.sagepub.com/page/him/collections/health-data-and-diversity
HIMJ has recently published one On-line First article. A brief summary is provided below…
Editorial Recognising complexity: Foregrounding vulnerable and diverse populations for inclusive health information management research
Bronwyn Hemsley, Deborah Debono.
Nov 25, 2021 | OnlineFirst
This collection of articles, content of a Virtual Special Issue on Health Data and Diversity, highlight the multi-dimensional nature of health information management research, and the foregrounding of populations with disabilities and/or multiple heath conditions.
Professional Practice & Innovation article Innovations in clinical documentation integrity practice: Continual adaptation in a data-intensive healthcare organisation
Kathleen H Pine, Lee Anne Landon, Claus Bossen, ME VanGelder.
Dec 22, 2021 | OnlineFirst
This case study explores a clinical documentation integrity program at the HonorHealth hospital system in Arizona.
Research article Completeness and accuracy of adverse drug reaction documentation in electronic medical records at a tertiary care hospital in Australia
Gina McLachlan, Airley Broomfield, Rohan Elliott.
Dec 21, 2021 | OnlineFirst
This study investigated the completeness of adverse drug reaction (ADR) documentation, and the accuracy of the classification of ADRs as allergy versus intolerance, in the EMR at a major metropolitan hospital in Australia.
Research article Identification of root causes of clinical coding problems in Iranian hospitals
Mohamad Jebraeily, Jebraeil Farzi, Shahla Fozoonkhah, Abbas Sheikhtaheri.
Dec 16, 2021 | OnlineFirst
This qualitative study sought to identify and evaluate the root causes of clinical coding problems in Iranian hospitals, to inform appropriate solutions.
Research article Is training doctors in medical certification effective? Evidence from a prospective study in the Philippines
Jomilynn Rebanal, Tim Adair, Lene Mikkelsen.
Dec 12, 2021 | OnlineFirst
In this study, the researchers undertook to assess the measurable long-term impacts of a large-scale training intervention for improving medication certification and reducing certification errors, by assessing the quality of 2,100 Medical Certification or Causes of Death (MCCOD) certificates before and after the intervention.
Research article Family violence homicide rates: a state-wide comparison of three data sources in Victoria, Australia
Reena Sarkar, Joanna F Dipnall, Richard Bassed, Joan Ozanne-Smith AO.
Dec 7, 2021 | OnlineFirst
This study examined data reliability for Family Violence Homicide rates in Victoria, by comparing rates between the National Coronial Information System (NCIS), Coroners Court of Victoria (CCoV) Homicide Register, and the National Homicide Monitoring Program (NHMP).
Research article Training and experience of coding with the World Health Organization’s International Classification of Diseases, Eleventh Revision
Cathy Eastwood, Danielle A Southern, Chelsea Doktorchik.
Sep 23, 2021 | OnlineFirst
This study outlines the development of ICD-11 training materials, training processes and experiences of clinical coders while leaning to code using ICD-11.
Research article Awareness of, attitudes towards, and practices of health information management professionals in South Korea relating to privacy of personal health information
Sep 3, 2021 | OnlineFirst
This study examined health information management professionals’ awareness, attitude and practice relating to personal health information in South Korea, by surveying >300 members of the Korean Health Information Management Association.
Letter to the Editor Read science news critically and look for original studies: An example of misleading headlines related to COVID-19 vaccines in mainstream media
Dec 9, 2021 | OnlineFirst
Letter to the Editor Discharge status of the patient: evaluating hospital data quality with a focus on long-term and palliative care patient data
João Vasco Santos, Filipa Santos Martins, Fernando Lopes, Júlio Souza, Alberto Freitas
Nov 30, 2021 | OnlineFirst