The ever-changing environment of healthcare requires a lifelong learning strategy for HIM professionals. Realigning your goals and objectives to direct some self-study and continuing education efforts in the data analytics direction can make a big difference.
Where do new ICD-10 codes come from? How can you submit a proposal for a new code? This month’s Code Cracker discusses the process.
Savvy measurement and reporting of the global effects of CDI programs on quality have become particularly important as the investment in CDI resources continues to grow across the nation.
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?
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.
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.