Effective Communication and Training to Make IG “Stick”
Aug16

Effective Communication and Training to Make IG “Stick”

There are several other approaches that organizations may take to achieve success and a program that actually “sticks.” One of the critical steps is effective communication and training on IG for the entire workforce.

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Using Data and HIM Tools to Address the Opioid Epidemic
Aug15

Using Data and HIM Tools to Address the Opioid Epidemic

To combat the opioid crisis, all areas of healthcare are focusing their efforts on finding solutions. Where does the field of health information management fit in? What can we do? What tools are available?

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Coding Gallstone Pancreatitis
Aug09

Coding Gallstone Pancreatitis

After all these years, gallstone pancreatitis still appears to be a favorite topic for RAC audits. While code assignment for this condition is straightforward, determining which of the two codes to assign as the principal diagnosis can be challenging.

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What is Blockchain Anyway? And What Does it Mean for Healthcare?
Aug08

What is Blockchain Anyway? And What Does it Mean for Healthcare?

While Blockchain is still a new concept to many in healthcare, it has its merits when it comes to changing the way healthcare shares information and processes data.

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First and Second Quarter Coding Clinic Highlights
Aug01

First and Second Quarter Coding Clinic Highlights

Coding experts summarize the coding recommendations presented in the latest American Hospital Association’s Coding Clinic guides.

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