The Role of HIM in MACRA
Dec01

The Role of HIM in MACRA

As providers gear up to meet reporting requirements under MACRA’s new Quality Payment Program, HIM stands to play a prominent role in the transition to value-based care.

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Why Standardize an Electronic Health Record? [Sponsored]
Nov11

Why Standardize an Electronic Health Record? [Sponsored]

Many HIM professionals couldn’t wait until the health record was available electronically, but now that the record is available electronically, physicians, physician offices, quality reviewers, and coding professionals face a multitude of new challenges.

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MACRA Strategies for 2017: Advantages and Disadvantages of Four Options
Nov07

MACRA Strategies for 2017: Advantages and Disadvantages of Four Options

While the final rule contains many different provisions, this article looks at the advantages and disadvantages of four MACRA options providers can choose to implement in 2017.

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Top Takeaways from the 2016 AHIMA Convention
Nov01

Top Takeaways from the 2016 AHIMA Convention

Did you miss convention, or are you still feeling like it was all a bit of a blur? Revisit the top takeaways from this year’s event as some of AHIMA’s subject matter experts weigh in.

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Patient Safety Identifiers Could Improve Outcomes for John Does
Oct28

Patient Safety Identifiers Could Improve Outcomes for John Does

Janowek has for several years been studying the short-term and long-term outcomes of patients who are designated as a John Doe when they present for care following a trauma.

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Implementing Common Ground among Next Generation Reimbursement and Quality Systems [Sponsored]
Oct07

Implementing Common Ground among Next Generation Reimbursement and Quality Systems [Sponsored]

We may look back on the 25-year span following the change of the millennium as one of the most densely populated periods of healthcare regulation ever seen in the history of the United States. Every year, individual clinicians, private practices, and health systems are bombarded with new coding, compliance, quality, and reimbursement models, making staying ahead of the curve in terms of overall strategy nearly impossible.

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