Vblog

This video blog, or sometimes shortened to vblog for which the medium is video, is a collection of videos – my picks of videos found on the free web services like YouTube or Vimeo with related issues that impact the Health Information Management (HIM) / Medical Records (MR) profession.This Vblog is a static page with a series of embedded videos shown in a grid. Each video has a short description and a new video is added to the Vblog page when I pick a video to share. Readers can still comment on the video(s) by referring to the video number(s) off the grid.

A COLLECTION OF VIDEOS WITH RELATED ISSUES THAT IMPACT THE HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT (HIM) / MEDICAL RECORDS (MR) PROFESSION


What is EMR?"
EMR means different things to different people according to emrsimplyput.com/. This video presents the difference between an electronic medical record and an electronic medical records system.
Video credit: explainingcomputers.com

Health Information Highway
An American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) video for community based public education
Video credit: Kathy Webb

How to use terminal digit?
Video credit: Kathy Webb

Medical Terminology
Video credit: The Professor Penguin College Success Series – How to Approach Medical Terminology

The Mind of a Coder
An American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) Video Contest Entry
Video credit: AHIMA

MRI and CT Scan – the differences
CT Scan (the acronym for Computerized Axial Tomography), MRI (the acronym for Magnetic Resonance Imaging) are two acronyms Health Information Management (HIM) / Medical Records (MR) practitioners have surely encountered in managing their medical records and radiology images.
Video credit: The original video was made at the London Oncology Clinic, now known as Leaders in Oncology Care

How do we consume data?
In this TED video, listen to Rangaswami tell us about how he thinks deeply (and hilariously) about disruptive data, and muses about our relationship to information, and offers a surprising and sharp insight: we treat it like food.
Video credit: TED: Ideas worth spreading

Big Data is the next big thing in computing.
This video explains Big Data characteristics, technologies and opportunities.
Video credit: explainingcomputers.com

The Medical Record: A tool for providing problem-oriented patient care
In this timeless video taken in 1971 at the Grand Rounds at Emory University, Dr Lawrence Weed spoke on the problem-orientated medical record (POMR) approach based on an article titled “Medical Records that Guide and Teach” which he published in 1968, where organised problem lists and medical records are critical to clear decision-making.
Video credit: Youtube

Problem Oriented Medical Record (POMR)
Explanation of the Problem List and it’s importance in documenting it in a patient encounter based on Dr Lawrence Weed’s book on POMR.
Video credit: Dr Steve Walsh, specialist physician at Tygerberg Hospital in the Western Cape (South Africa), and also a senior lecturer at Stellenbosch University Faculty of Health Sciences, Tygerberg,Cape Town, South Africa

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ICD-11 2018 version: Part 1 – The Launch

The 11th Revision of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11) is here!

ICD-11 was launched Monday, 18. June 2018 from Geneva, Switzerland at 11:45 Europe Summer Time (GMT+02:00), i.e. from 5:45pm Malaysia Time.

I attended the webinar for this launch via WebEx. The webinar was about three (3) hours long.

The webinar started with a video message from Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus, the Director General, WHO. This opening video was followed by several  key presenters who presented the following topics:

  1. Dr Hiroyuki Suenaga , Vice President Japan Hospital Association who spoke on ICD-11 Resource allocation and clinical documentation;

  2. ICD-11 Modern use of health information by Dr Christopher G. Chute, who is the Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Health Informatics, Professor of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing, Chief Research Information Officer, Johns Hopkins Medicine,  and also the Deputy Director, Institute for Clinical and Translational Research. Johns Hopkins University;

  3. ICD-11 – what is new was presented by Dr Robert Jakob, Team Leader Classifications, Terminologies and Standards;

  4. Dr Lale Say, Coordinator Adolescents and at-Risk Populations who briefed on ICD-11 Maternal and sexual health with special emphasis on gender issues;

  5. Dr Shekhar Saxena, Director Mental Health and Substance Abuse elaborated on gaming disorders in ICD-11 and Mental health;

  6. Dr Wansa Paoin, Head of CC, Thailand spoke on implementing ICD in a country;

  7. implementation package presentation was given by a WHO representative; and

  8. ICD-11 – Global action plan for implementation and regional focal points for health information by the various WHO Regional Offices representatives

All of the above was followed-up by a Question & Answer Period that lasted about 30 minutes, from members of the floor as well as from online attendees.

Before closure, Dr Soumya Swaminathan, Deputy Director General for Programmes WHO did the closing remarks, followed by Dr John Grove, Director, IER – WHO doing the closure.

This new release is to allow Member States to prepare for implementation, including translating ICD into their national languages. Member States will start reporting using ICD-11 on 1 January 2022 i.e. about 3 years and 6 months from now, after due endorsement from the 72nd World Health Assembly in May 2019.

The reader can access the ICD-11 website for more details at https://icd.who.int/. A screenshot of the ICD-11 homepage is displayed below.

More details about what is ICD-11, how ICD-11 works, and what’s new in ICD-11 among other topics will be posted shortly here.

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