Improving patient identity accuracy can be a daunting task. There are many different groups that may have the ability to create medical record numbers or change patient identity information.
Now that coding professionals are all on the same page regarding code assignment, problem solved… right? If only it were that simple.
Looking back, I know I have taken a lot of twists and turns in my journey to becoming a health informatics professional. I often wonder how exactly I got here.
Does your CDI team perform second level reviews? How are they perceived by the team? Are they regarded as a burden or is their educational value readily recognized? Where do these reviews fall within your team’s productivity?
A recent court decision illustrates the unintended effects that might result from hasty posts published on social media.
Strategic thinking and operational thinking are both needed to ensure that valuable input and direction for a strong EHR platform stem from good information governance practices.