Teach consumers to fish (for health records) and they’ll have information for a lifetime
CDI professionals need physicians who are willing to provide the key documentation that shows the severity of their patients’ illnesses.
What are the goals of information governance? Why have some organizations decided they need formal information governance? How do healthcare organizations expect to benefit from IG? How are they implementing IG?
Healthcare has the unfortunate distinction of being one of the last major US industries to transition away from paper-based recordkeeping. Underpinning the largest and most risk-sensitive industry in the nation, business operations have been managed almost entirely on paper for generations.
As part 2 of 2, this blog post highlights the costs associated with hospital, physician, and prescription drug spending and life expectancy in the US.