“Lost” in Reality: A Real-Life Example of Rule 37(e)
Aug20

“Lost” in Reality: A Real-Life Example of Rule 37(e)

A recent court case regarding loss of electronically stored information (ESI) offers a reminder of the importance of understanding the nature and location of ESI relevant to a particular litigation. In the case, an employment discrimination action, the plaintiffs sought sanctions against the defendant for its failure to preserve a computer one plaintiff had used in the course of her employment which had been supplied by the defendant.

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Medical Decision-Making
Aug19

Medical Decision-Making

Monday Coding Quiz: Test your skills with a new coding question from Clinical Coding Workout every Monday.

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Developing a Strategy to Win the War on Duplicates
Aug14

Developing a Strategy to Win the War on Duplicates

Duplicate records remain one of healthcare’s most vexing—and costly—problems. All of this is happening despite efforts to address the issue at national and individual facility levels—and despite well-established best practices designed to prevent the creation of duplicates.

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CPT Codes: Which is True?
Aug12

CPT Codes: Which is True?

Monday Coding Quiz: Test your skills with a new coding question from Clinical Coding Workout every Monday.

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Lessons From a Court Decision on Exemplar Medical Device in Discovery
Aug06

Lessons From a Court Decision on Exemplar Medical Device in Discovery

A recent court decision points to a valuable lesson for HIM professionals working on discovery—your attorney might be able to argue that the cost of compiling significant volumes of electronically stored information should be shifted either completely or in part to the requesting party.

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