The Importance of Interdisciplinary Teams
Nov23

The Importance of Interdisciplinary Teams

It is crucial for clinical documentation improvement professionals to work with interdisciplinary teams.

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Leveraging Opportunities to Gain Buy-In for Information Governance
Nov21

Leveraging Opportunities to Gain Buy-In for Information Governance

In this month’s post, the author discusses working to gain executive sponsorship from the CMIO for implementing system-wide policies for patient naming, matching, and identification

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What Does the NLRB Have to Do with Healthcare Providers?
Nov16

What Does the NLRB Have to Do with Healthcare Providers?

This month’s post discusses a subject that many healthcare providers and their staff members might find unfamiliar: the National Labor Relations Board.

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From the HIE Point of View: When is Data Too Old to Use? It Depends.
Nov16

From the HIE Point of View: When is Data Too Old to Use? It Depends.

We have an opportunity in the electronic world to provide more relevance to the exchange of clinical data and to ask ourselves questions such as, “What information should be pulled from other healthcare organizations?” and “When does ‘old’ become ‘too old’?”

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Coding Viral Sepsis
Nov10

Coding Viral Sepsis

How to code viral sepsis has been a frequent topic of confusion and discussion.

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Developing a Plan to Master Physician Engagement
Oct27

Developing a Plan to Master Physician Engagement

Mastering physician engagement can be a challenging process, but it is within reach when you develop a plan of action and have a little patience.

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