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Article Archive for November 2017

EHRs to the Rescue

November 30, 2017 – 2:04 am |
EHRs to the Rescue

You don’t have to be in healthcare to have heard about sepsis, a life-threatening condition that arises when the body’s response to infection causes injury to its own tissues and organs. Healthcare IT News brought this interesting …

Health and History

November 30, 2017 – 2:02 am |
Health and History

Population health has never been more important. Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria gave us examples of how important it is to document and code the social determinants of health. This important information came to us from …

Donating Data for Research

November 29, 2017 – 2:06 am |
Donating Data for Research

You have heard of donating your body to science after death, but what about donating your electronic health record (EHR) data to a research program before you die? Health Data Management brought this topic to us …

And the winner is…

November 29, 2017 – 2:04 am |
And the winner is…

Central Learning’s 2nd Annual National ICD-10 Coding Contest results show an increase in coding accuracy of 6 percent in just one year. Becker’s Hospital CFO Report brought this news to us in their article, “ICD-10 contest …

Slow Down

November 28, 2017 – 2:04 am |
Slow Down

Electronic health records (EHRs) were designed and intended to improve the data collection process, increase the integrity of the data gathered and enable the interoperability of sharing the data with other providers. Technology can make …

Improving Documentation to Improve Results

November 28, 2017 – 2:02 am |
Improving Documentation to Improve Results

Successful clinical documentation improvement (CDI) programs facilitate the true representation of a patient’s clinical status into coded data. Coded data is then translated into quality reporting, physician report cards, reimbursement, public health data, and disease …

Obstacles in the Path of Progress

November 27, 2017 – 2:04 am |
Obstacles in the Path of Progress

Since they first came on the scene users have been pushing for more from electronic health records (EHRs). Healthcare Analytics News brought this information to our attention in their article, “Why EHR Changes Are Slow …

Fighting to Reduce Provider Burnout

November 27, 2017 – 2:02 am |
Fighting to Reduce Provider Burnout

Provider burnout in healthcare has been a popular topic of late, but it isn’t a new problem. The light was shined on it again when electronic health records (EHRs) were implemented and the added technology …

Medical Scribes are Part of the Team

November 24, 2017 – 2:04 am |
Medical Scribes are Part of the Team

Some recent research makes the connection between the use of medical scribes for electronic health record (EHR) clinical documentation to improving physician satisfaction and reducing their burnout. This interesting information came to us from EHR …

EHR Technology to Reduce Patient Falls

November 24, 2017 – 2:02 am |
EHR Technology to Reduce Patient Falls

Patients who are at-risk for falling in an acute care setting require protocols to keep them safe. Sometimes those protocols involve bed railings or monitors in the bed to alert care staff that the patient …

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