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Article Archive for August 2014

Use the Extra Time for Training

August 29, 2014 – 2:04 am |
Use the Extra Time for Training

Despite the differences between ICD-9 and ICD-10, the basic rules of coding will remain unchanged. This should bring a sigh of relief from many in the profession. Trained coders will see a number of similarities in …

Standards Are Key

August 29, 2014 – 2:02 am |
Standards Are Key

The federal government is working on the details of a 10-year plan to put in place standards for electronic health records (EHRs). This interesting information was found on The Business of Federal Technology in their article, “DeSalvo: Time …

Tightening the Process and Results

August 28, 2014 – 2:06 am |
Tightening the Process and Results

We have heard time and time again about the increase in the number of ICD-10 codes compared to ICD-9 – five times the number. But aside from the quantity, how is ICD-10 more valuable than …

Collaboration Produces Results

August 28, 2014 – 2:02 am |
Collaboration Produces Results

Every healthcare provider is facing the challenge of electronic medical records systems. It is costing tens of billions of dollars, consuming tons of staff time and creating many other challenges with regard to resources and deadlines. Just …

Key to the Patient

August 27, 2014 – 2:06 am |
Key to the Patient

Electronic health record (EHR) systems are fast becoming an integral part of a healthcare practice’s business. However, while many medical practices adopted EHR in search of government incentives, they adopted practice management software for their own …

Taking It All the Way

August 27, 2014 – 2:02 am |
Taking It All the Way

Making the mandatory transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10 by the October 2015 deadline will likely be one of the most costly and complex changes made by the American medical community. Between software, training, potential pitfalls in reimbursement, …

New Tools for an Old Battle

August 26, 2014 – 2:06 am |
New Tools for an Old Battle

The mega-billion dollar measure to modernize the Department of Defense’s (DoD) electronic health record (EHR) system continues to move forward. This interesting information came from Dolphin News in their article, “Health care modernization on track, acquisition …

Protection from Fraud

August 26, 2014 – 2:02 am |
Protection from Fraud

Oversight of the health insurance exchanges and the shift to value-based payments are the leading management challenges facing the Department of Health and Human Services. These challenges also mean that the possibility of fraud is …

Will Digital Reduce Paperwork?

August 25, 2014 – 2:02 am |
Will Digital Reduce Paperwork?

ASM Research has been awarded a contract from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to support the Veterans Health Information Systems and Technology Architecture (VistA) Clinical Application and Enterprise Core Services. VistA is the …

Resources to Help in Preparation

August 22, 2014 – 2:06 am |
Resources to Help in Preparation

There are wide-reaching benefits to the clinical data and patient care that will be achievable with ICD-10. This is why many professionals believe that the move will result in better healthcare. ICD-10 Monitor brought this news …

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