by Sharme Brodie, RN, CCDS, CCDS-O
There is a saying that “the only constant in life is change.” This can also be said about healthcare. New advances in medical technologies are constantly introduced allowing us to better care for our patients. Unfortunately, the cost of these...
by Carolyn Riel
“When I started here, it was all CC/MCCs we were looking at,” says Peggy Rice, RN, BSN, MBA, CCDS,...Read More »
CMS and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC)...Read More »
With special guest Deborah Jones, MSN, RN, the director of CDI at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, a large academic medical center affiliated with Harvard Medical school in Boston,...
CMS announced that it is granting exceptions from reporting requirements and extensions for clinicians and providers participating in Medicare...Read More »
ECRI Institute recently published its annual list of the Top 10 Patient Safety Concerns. The goal of this list is to help facilities’ efforts for...Read More »
With special guest Vicki Galyean, RN, BSN, CCDS, clinical documentation excellence (CDE) team leader, and Gina Fones-DiCrocco, MEd, CPC, CRCR, director of coding...
The Surviving Sepsis Campaign published new pediatric guidelines in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine earlier this month. Sepsis...Read More »
Healthcare systems are beginning to make notable investments in community programs to address social determinants of health (SDOH), according to a...Read More »
Last week, CMS released the final 2018 performance data for the Quality Payment Program (QPP). These final QPP performance results show...Read More »