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HIMagine That! Collaborating on ICD-10 Documentation

August 19th, 2015 / By Sue Belley, RHIA, Donna Smith, RHIA

Donna and Sue are joined this month by fellow 3M HIS blogger Jill Devrick. Donna: Hi Sue. How was the AHIMA-AHDI summit? Didn’t you give a presentation? Sue: The summit […]

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Twenty Years of Transcription

August 10th, 2015 / By Jill Devrick

Twenty years ago, I began my journey in healthcare documentation technology. I’ve been traveling up and down memory lane for the past few days, thinking about how the healthcare industry […]

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Documentation Quality: Time to Line up the Ducks

May 20th, 2015 / By Jill Devrick

The Joint Commission’s (TJC) current “Quick Safety” article, intended to advise healthcare organizations about safety and quality issues, is about the potential risks when technology and human workflow practices do […]

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The Oops Factor Part 2: Noncritical Errors

December 5th, 2014 / By Jill Devrick

Back in September, I wrote a blog about documentation errors and listed various types of critical errors that could potentially impact patient safety, care, or treatment. Clearly, errors that can […]

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Attitude + Commitment = Excellence at the AHDI Conference

August 6th, 2014 / By Jill Devrick

Last week I attended the Association for Healthcare Documentation Integrity (AHDI) conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. This time around I was honored to serve as president, which meant I had […]

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Defining Documentation Quality

July 17th, 2013 / By Jill Devrick

I’ve been reading a lot of blog posts and articles lately about the many challenges the healthcare industry faces around healthcare documentation. Technology, new regulations, and other factors continue to […]

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Celebrating National Medical Transcription Week (May 19-25, 2013)

May 21st, 2013 / By Jill Devrick

This week we celebrate medical transcriptionists and other healthcare documentation specialists who contribute to or manage the document creation process.  These unsung and often unseen allied health professionals support physicians […]

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Beyond Transcription: New Roles for Healthcare Documentation Specialists

September 11th, 2012 / By Jill Devrick

In my last post, I described how the role of the medical transcriptionist is evolving beyond traditional dictation and transcription to a broader role of “healthcare documentation specialist.”  I have […]