Health Information Management: Concepts, Principles and Practice, Fifth Edition, is a textbook for students and healthcare professionals alike. Proper management of health information is critical for the healthcare industry to advance and improve in areas of cost, access, and quality. Recognizing the pivotal role that health information plays when collected and stored accurately and completely so that it can then be analyzed to make critical clinical, financial, administrative and ethical decisions in healthcare is at the core of the health information management (HIM) profession. This book offers content to assist students and professionals already working in the healthcare field to understand the value of quality information from the point of patient-specific data collection to the aggregation of that data to generate information that can then be utilized to increase knowledge and support decision-making. The content of this book is modeled after the current HIM curriculum and the RHIA exam domains. This book guides the path for excellence in four-year baccalaureate programs and identifies the critical competencies in the HIM discipline today. The text is a foundation for successfully executing curriculum requirements, a preparation guide for the RHIA exam, and a resource for practicing healthcare and health information professionals in a variety of roles. Key Features: Organized to reflect current curriculum map for AHIMA and Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM) accredited programs Foundational text for RHIA certification study New topics include data governance and stewardship, health data analytics, data visualization, clinical documentation improvement, consumer informatics, and data privacy and security Chapters contain new illustrations such as dashboard examples, the interoperability roadmap, a model of the learning health system, and a model for consumer health in