Why Unstructured Data is Still Important to Healthcare Providers
Jan19

Why Unstructured Data is Still Important to Healthcare Providers

Keep up with the latest on information governance as this key strategy emerges for addressing a myriad of information management challenges in healthcare.

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One is the Loneliest Number (Part 1 of 2)
Jan18

One is the Loneliest Number (Part 1 of 2)

One point of data means nothing if it can’t be compared to a benchmark. This post includes some important health statistics and facts to remember as you begin planning for 2017.

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Aftercare for a Healing Fracture Following Joint Replacement
Jan17

Aftercare for a Healing Fracture Following Joint Replacement

Tune in to this monthly online coding column, facilitated by AHIMA’s coding experts, to learn about challenging areas and documentation opportunities for ICD-10-CM/PCS.

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An Investigative Approach: How Clinical Documentation Teams Improve Communication, Documentation Outcomes and Patient Care
Dec29

An Investigative Approach: How Clinical Documentation Teams Improve Communication, Documentation Outcomes and Patient Care

Clinical documentation programs’ success is a result of the healthcare team keeping a constant vigil on communication while operationalizing outcomes and instilling provider support.

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Applying Predictive Analytics: The Role of Artificial Neural Networks in Predicting Alzheimer’s Disease
Dec22

Applying Predictive Analytics: The Role of Artificial Neural Networks in Predicting Alzheimer’s Disease

This monthly blog highlights and discuss emerging trends and challenges related to healthcare data and its ever changing life cycle. By Kapila Monga The phrase “Longevity Revolution,” referring to the increase in human life expectancy by 30 years, isn’t new anymore. Various books have been written on this subject, and it is a widely discussed topic in conferences these days. It is a no-brainer that this increase in life expectancy...

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What Does the FTC Have to Do with Healthcare Providers?
Dec22

What Does the FTC Have to Do with Healthcare Providers?

This post discusses a federal agency that may be unfamiliar to HIM professionals, and how it regulates healthcare providers.

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