Solving the Documentation Puzzle with Data Analytics
Aug17

Solving the Documentation Puzzle with Data Analytics

“It’s a beautiful day to save lives. Let’s have some fun,” so says Dr. Derek Shepherd (of “Grey’s Anatomy” fame) and with a smile on his face, gets on with his day’s activities—to help patients heal. I haven’t seen many doctors work, except in “Grey’s Anatomy,” but I have interacted with a couple of them.

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Analysis of Physician EHR Documentation Habits Improves Productivity

Physicians at one academic medical center were able to cut the time they spent on EHR documentation by 36 percent as a result of streamlined workflows and fewer mouse clicks, an analysis found.

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AHIMA Releases Physician Coding Toolkit

Multiple federal healthcare initiatives are competing for the attention of healthcare providers. And while the pain of complying with all of the new demands is spread across any given healthcare setting, physicians face the steepest learning curve when it comes to health information technology implementations.

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Physician Whisperers: CDI Teams Share Strategies for Educating Doctors
Aug07

Physician Whisperers: CDI Teams Share Strategies for Educating Doctors

One of the biggest challenges in getting a clinical documentation improvement program off the ground is getting engagement with—and the attention of—physicians.

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Keeping Coding Skills Sharp and Spirits High During the ICD-10 Delay
May22

Keeping Coding Skills Sharp and Spirits High During the ICD-10 Delay

In this web series, HIM professionals working in emerging roles give advice on tackling difficult HIM problems.

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