There’s only 12 days left until the Seventh Annual ACDIS Conference and our offices here are buzzing with excitement as we finalize all the last minute details. Since this is our biggest conference yet, I thought I’d do a little ACDIS Conference by the numbers to demonstrate how much we’ve...Read More »
The American Hospital Association (AHA) along with four hospital associations and several hospitals filed two complaints April 14 in opposition of CMS’ 2-midnight rule for inpatient admissions,...Read More »
A patient presents to the ED with fever, gastroenteritis, nausea, and vomiting. After evaluation, the patient is found to be severely dehydrated and the physician admits the patient for administration of fluids. What is the principal diagnosis?
Despite all the negative news surrounding EMR implementation, a new study aimed at reducing risk of central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI) seems to show that creative inclusion of best practice...Read More »
Q: Over the years I have heard differing opinions regarding whether clinical or coding expertise should be weighed more during the concurrent record review process. I have been told many times to “think like a coder,” and “not get to clinical when you are looking at the chart.”...Read More »