An unintended effect of improved CDI may be a negative impact on your quality profile, so how do you create accurate documentation?
So I typically have a tune stuck in my head and when thinking about my recent quality projects, the “song” that keeps popping up is to “get granular” (flashback to […]
This webinar with expert Lisa Lanier explains how clinical documentation improvement is impacted by the shift from inpatient to outpatient services.
I had the privilege of attending the HFMA Region 11 conference this week. Although there were many great seminars and speakers on healthcare topics, the best presentation was by Johnny […]
Happy New Year to all! As we make (and break) many New Year’s resolutions this month, I’d like to talk about resolutions for quality. I appreciate the challenges and pressures […]
Happy New Year to all our readers! Before the ball drops in Times Square, catch up on five of our most read blogs of the year: “What you don’t know […]
What are the risks of copy-paste? Keep compliant while taking advantage of copy-paste efficiency.
Linda McIntyre, RN, discusses the challenges of ensuring compliant EHR documentation and the risks and benefits of “copy-paste” in this article published in For the Record.
Are your patients being placed properly within the healthcare contiuum? Learn more about the physician documentation necessary to support inpatient admissions
Keeping up with clinical documentation process changes in the industry can have a significant impact on smaller hospitals’ financial health. St. Margaret’s Health, a 57-bed hospital in Illinois, worked to […]
Let me start by saying Happy Holidays to everyone. However, I am feeling a bit like Mr. Scrooge. I have heard from many clients lately regarding their struggles with obtaining […]
Ever wonder how states (or CMS) set thresholds for readmission rates? Much has been said about and written on the subject, but there a few things I think are highly […]