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Choose Your Words Carefully
Stigmatizing language in medical records can send the wrong message and hinder patient care.

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E/M Code Changes Don't Minimize the Need for Review

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Health Data: What's Yours Is Yours

Patient Engagement Proving to Be Tricky

Make Documentation a Two-Way Street

By the Numbers


An editorial in the Annals of Internal Medicine says documentation in other countries doesn't contain much compliance and reimbursement documentation. US doctors' clinical notes are, on average, this number of times as long as those of their counterparts in other countries, according to data collected from Epic.

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