Physician burnout is reaching a crisis level. Statistics from the 2020 Medscape National Physician Burnout & Suicide Report show that burnout remains a major challenge that affects physician happiness, relationships […]
My 83-year-old mother recently returned from a two-month cruise of the South Pacific—Hawaii, Tahiti, New Zealand, Australia and more. She’s active and bright and healthy and could easily pass for […]
This week’s AI Talk… Algorithmovigilance A cool new word! I saw reference to this in an AMIA communication (1). Coined by Peter Embi of the Regenstrief Institute, it essentially means […]
In this video, David Wetherelt discusses health data consent management.
Physician assistants are reimbursed under strict guidelines established by Medicare, Medicaid, TRICARE, and commercial payers, making it critical that coding and billing of PA services is accurate, complete, and compliant. […]
This week’s AI Talk… Bigger is better? The trend line is clear: First we had a language representation model named after a beloved muppet character, Elmo. This language model had […]
For those involved in coding and compliance, this is not the first time attempted changes to E/M rules have been proposed. Remember 1995 and 1997? Of course, I’m way too […]
In her article, Kelly Long, CPC, discusses the importance of accurate and compliant physician assistant reimbursement.
A recent Politico piece on the implementation of Epic in Denmark highlighted some key areas where the American-grown electronic health record (EHR) was simply “lost in translation” in the Scandinavian […]
To promote industry connections and an emphasis on curricular relevance, the University of Utah Department of Biomedical Informatics holds industry-sponsored mini-conferences every April and October, called the IAB (Industry Advisory […]
This week’s AI Talk… Book Review: Deep Medicine: How Artificial Intelligence Can Make Healthcare Human Again Dr. Eric Topol has boiled down an ocean of work in his book—all related […]
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 […]