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Article Archive for January 2016

Protecting the Data and the People

January 29, 2016 – 2:02 am |
Protecting the Data and the People

Reports of medical fraud continue every day. As the crackdown continues on finding these providers who are billing for services not provided and even sometimes patients who don’t exist, another alleged offender has been caught …

Fighting Fraud at Home

January 28, 2016 – 2:04 am |
Fighting Fraud at Home

Another case of Medicare fraud came across our news feed again. I wish I could say it was a rare event. This time it is Kindred Healthcare out of Louisville, Kentucky. CFO brought this news …

The Details in the Codes

January 27, 2016 – 2:04 am |
The Details in the Codes

The move from ICD-9 to ICD-10 coding classification system increased the number of codes by five times. Because of this we know the specificity has increased as diagnostic codes are chosen. However, in nearly every …

EHR Specialist Position Available

January 26, 2016 – 2:06 am |
EHR Specialist Position Available

We are always excited to share news with our readers about career opportunities stemming from digitization, coding, healthcare information sciences, and the like. Even if you are not in the market for a career move, it …

Maintaining Quality

January 26, 2016 – 2:02 am |
Maintaining Quality

In an unexpected turn of events, one particular provider has filed suit against three specialists claiming they wrongfully accessed patient records in order to lure them away from one practice to their own. This interesting information came …

Addressing EHRs Future

January 25, 2016 – 2:02 am |
Addressing EHRs Future

Sens. Bill Cassidy and Sheldon Whitehouse have tackled usability and information exchange in a new way. The 7-page bill titled the Transparent Ratings on Usability and Security to Transform Information Technology (TRUST IT) Act, would create …

Portable Health

January 22, 2016 – 2:02 am |
Portable Health

Smartphones and tablets have long been the dominate portable technology, but things are slowly changing. Wearables, i.e. Fitbit, Apple Watch, etc. are moving up. In fact, in the third quarter of 2015, Fitbit narrowly stole …

More Incentives

January 21, 2016 – 2:02 am |
More Incentives

Government initiatives and mandates, such as Meaningful Use and ICD-10, have brought additional challenges to healthcare providers these past few years. Each speciality claims to have it harder than others and the most recent is …

Targeting the Margins

January 20, 2016 – 2:02 am |
Targeting the Margins

Florida has long been targeted as a popular locale for Medicare fraud, supposedly due to the age demographics in the region. However recently cases of Medicare fraud are on the rise in Chicago. WBEZ brought this …

A Key Role

January 19, 2016 – 2:04 am |
A Key Role

A technology-embracing prescription service superstar, Surescripts, is making sizable investments into the world of electronic health records (EHRs). The Washington Business Journal brought this news to our attention in their article, “Surescripts makes major move into …

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