In Outpatient CDI, Timing is Everything
Apr25

In Outpatient CDI, Timing is Everything

This article will discuss three different timing approaches that can be used in outpatient CDI programs with an emphasis on prospective reviews.

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The Sedona Conference Published a Guide for Responding to a Data Breach
Apr24

The Sedona Conference Published a Guide for Responding to a Data Breach

No healthcare organization looks forward to the day they have to deal with a data breach. Unfortunately, data breaches happen seemingly on a daily basis.

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Block Chain a New Frontier for HIM
Apr18

Block Chain a New Frontier for HIM

While health information exchanges struggle with accurate query hit rates, the healthcare industry is eyeing another paradigm shift with block chains.

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Revisiting the Coding Experience Paradigm
Apr11

Revisiting the Coding Experience Paradigm

Since coding production has stabilized following ICD-10 implementation, coding vacancies seem to be remaining open a little longer, and online discussion threads are full of “I have my credential but everyone is looking for experience” posts.

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Proper Documentation is Critical to Our Modern Healthcare System
Mar29

Proper Documentation is Critical to Our Modern Healthcare System

Is documentation improvement and proper use of ICD-10-CM critical to the nation’s healthcare debate? I say definitively yes, in every way.

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Can Texting Get a Healthcare Provider in Trouble?
Mar27

Can Texting Get a Healthcare Provider in Trouble?

Can texting get a healthcare provider in trouble? The answer to that question, like many other legal ones, is “it depends.”

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