Discussing Patient Identity Data Governance
Oct19

Discussing Patient Identity Data Governance

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.

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Coding Surveillance Colonoscopy
Oct12

Coding Surveillance Colonoscopy

Now that coding professionals are all on the same page regarding code assignment, problem solved… right? If only it were that simple.

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Health Informatics: A Career Journey
Oct05

Health Informatics: A Career Journey

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.

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Discussing Second Level Reviews in CDI
Sep29

Discussing Second Level Reviews in CDI

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?

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The Continuing Consequences of Social Media
Sep26

The Continuing Consequences of Social Media

A recent court decision illustrates the unintended effects that might result from hasty posts published on social media.

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Information Vulnerabilities: Technical Failures and Lack of IG May Cause Loss of Medical Records
Sep21

Information Vulnerabilities: Technical Failures and Lack of IG May Cause Loss of Medical Records

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.

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