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Precise Documentation Matters

Accurate Clinical Documentation Requires Ongoing Communication Gathering, analyzing and acting on accurate data is critical for providing high quality care. It’s also increasingly critical for ensu

  • December 03, 2015|
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Nurses Take On Technology

A New Role for Nurses as a Technology Partner Nurses have a lot to bring to the table when it comes to making effective and meaningful use of the EHR data that many hospitals have now been gathering

  • December 02, 2015|
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Leadership Can Influence Innovation

Healthcare CEOs Can Serve as Role Models for Innovation Dramatic changes in healthcare, driven by technology that enables new forms of interactions that no longer require synchronous meetings between

  • December 01, 2015|
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Confronting the Complexities of ICD-10

ICD-10 is here and providers must now grapple with the increasing complexity that a sharp uptick in the number of codes will inevitably bring

  • November 25, 2015|
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The Foundation of Care: Real People

The author of this piece shares a critical perspective--health IT isn't, or shouldn't be, about the technology; it should be, first and foremost, about the people using the technology to provide the b

  • October 27, 2015|
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A Transforming Industry Demands Leadership

MGMA president and CEO Halee Fischer-Wright's advice to physicians could apply to many within healthcare: effective leadership is needed to address ongoing changes and challenges in the industry.

  • October 23, 2015|
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Manage ICD-10 Stress With Help From HR

Addressing the many IT-related changes and challenges in healthcare these days may be aided by looking outside the IT department to other, possibly unexpected, partners.

  • September 23, 2015|
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CMS’ ICD-10 Truce: Now What?

Our Take: Deadline Still Looms, but CMS Concessions Good News for Docs The October 1 deadline remains, but a recent agreement between the CMS and the AMA gives physicians more flexibility in meeting

  • July 08, 2015|
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Engaging Patients, Technologically

Beyond Technology: The Role of Provider and Patient Voices in Driving Active Patient Engagement Providers have long lamented their inability to adequately influence patients once they’ve left the c

  • June 02, 2015|
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The Implementation of ICD-10

What does ICD-10 mean for healthcare professionals?  A closer look at how the healthcare industry will be looking to HIM leaders to help them look through the implementation dust and debris of chang

  • June 02, 2015|
  • 3 years ago