MLB Moves to Standardize Medical Information After Padres GM Suspended

The MLB is moving to “standardize the medical information that must be shared during trade negotiations,” according to CBS Sports. This move comes on the heels of the 30-game suspension of Padres general manager A.J. Preller, who was sharing a “bare minimum” set of medical information with potential traders while keeping the team’s detailed records internal only.

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The Importance of Interdisciplinary Teams
Nov23

The Importance of Interdisciplinary Teams

It is crucial for clinical documentation improvement professionals to work with interdisciplinary teams.

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Leveraging Opportunities to Gain Buy-In for Information Governance
Nov21

Leveraging Opportunities to Gain Buy-In for Information Governance

In this month’s post, the author discusses working to gain executive sponsorship from the CMIO for implementing system-wide policies for patient naming, matching, and identification

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From the HIE Point of View: When is Data Too Old to Use? It Depends.
Nov16

From the HIE Point of View: When is Data Too Old to Use? It Depends.

We have an opportunity in the electronic world to provide more relevance to the exchange of clinical data and to ask ourselves questions such as, “What information should be pulled from other healthcare organizations?” and “When does ‘old’ become ‘too old’?”

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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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