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Tag: documentation

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Infographic: Soothe the burn: Ease physician burnout with speech recognition

Clinicians battle widespread burnout and dissatisfaction in a complex health care environment with competing priorities, administrative burden and lack of time. What if technology helped cut documentation time and increased […]

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Breathing air into ARDS: Understanding a common manifestation of COVID-19

March 10, 2021 / By Audrey Howard, RHIA, Sue Belley, RHIA

Since the start of the pandemic, health care professionals have focused on understanding acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) as a manifestation of COVID-19. Although ARDS was first clinically recognized in […]

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The value of encounters: It’s about time

July 6, 2020 / By Allison Morgan, MS, CPC

Time flies… 2021 is approaching quickly, bringing with it anticipated E/M changes. A primary focus of the upcoming changes is the element of time and its evolving role in CPT […]

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Article: Coding Corner: E/M Changes Afoot

With Barbara Aubry, RN

This article from Barbara Aubry details the key elements of the E/M changes for 2021.

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Article: More than a buzzword: How AI can deliver real-world value and put the human touch back in healthcare

Detlef Koll, Vice President of Product Development at 3M, speaks about AI in health care. He discusses how the number of AI solutions is growing and how AI is profoundly […]

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The symptoms of poor clinical indications in professional coding

July 19, 2019 / By Allison Morgan, MS, CPC

During a recent webinar I attended, participants were asked about their biggest documentation challenge as professional coders. Almost half of the attendees reported that vague or absent language in the […]

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Webinar: Best practices for managing documentation of surgical complications

With Beth Wolf, MD

Have you ever struggled with generating concise and compliant physician queries about surgical complications? Dr. Beth Wolf and Audrey Howard, RHIA guide you through the process for when and how […]

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ICD-10 diagnosis coding: The impact of equivocal language

April 17, 2019 / By Karla VonEschen, CPC, CPMA

Spring means different things depending on what part of the country you live in. For me, spring means melting snow, flowers and spring cleaning. This also seems like a good […]

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Article: “Stupid” Program Gets Results

With Beth Wolf, MD

Beth Wolf, MD, a physician adviser to 3M Health Information Systems, gives her take on what progressive, forward-thinking health care organizations should be doing in order to implement new documentation […]

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Seeing pink in February: Documentation specificity with breast studies

February 18, 2019 / By Allison Morgan, MS, CPC

Every October we see pink during breast cancer awareness month. However, with the recent 2019 CPT updates that took effect January 1, the addition of some new breast-related codes reminded […]

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Winter injuries: Documenting to tell the story

January 25, 2019 / By Karla VonEschen, CPC, CPMA

Welcome 2019! For me, this time of year means mostly freezing temperatures and snow, but I have Scandinavian blood and remind myself it’s the life I choose. I live in […]

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Differing perspectives of the medical record

January 21, 2019 / By Sheldon Barlow

The medical record is unique because it is written for various reasons and looked at from various perspectives. It is not only a written representation of a face-to-face medical interaction […]