Ensuring Effective Communication with Patients for ADA Compliance
Jul25

Ensuring Effective Communication with Patients for ADA Compliance

Healthcare providers are required by law to offer appropriate auxiliary aids to hearing-impaired patients. What might be the consequences for failing to do so?

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Safe Use of Health IT: Safety Assurance Factors for EHR Resilience Guides
Jul21

Safe Use of Health IT: Safety Assurance Factors for EHR Resilience Guides

Patient safety is an organizational responsibility. But concern over the astonishing rate of development and adoption of EHRs in recent years has also provided potential for risk and safety issues.

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Accelerating Healthcare Change Through Value-Based Care and Data Connectivity
Jul20

Accelerating Healthcare Change Through Value-Based Care and Data Connectivity

As the value-based care model is moving towards paying for performance, there must be standards for improved quality of care and quantifying the rate of reduction in healthcare costs.

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Knowing the Difference between Anticoagulants and Antiplatelets
Jul12

Knowing the Difference between Anticoagulants and Antiplatelets

It is important to know the difference between anticoagulant drugs and antiplatelet drugs when assigning a Z-code for long term drug use.

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Navigating the Complexities of Pressure Injuries (Ulcers)
Jun28

Navigating the Complexities of Pressure Injuries (Ulcers)

A guideline update has brought some confusion as coding and CDI professionals navigate when to assign a present on admission status to pressure injuries.

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Sampling Patient Records vs. High Volume Production
Jun27

Sampling Patient Records vs. High Volume Production

What might happen when a healthcare provider is asked to produce a large volume of electronic patient records at great expense?

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