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February 2017


Know Thy Docs
The consequences of provider duplicates can have far-reaching effects throughout a health care organization.

ROI Demands on the Rise
As patients gain greater access to their health records, the burden on HIM departments to maintain productivity levels intensifies.

Make Patient Privacy a Priority
Educating staff on the importance of safeguarding protected health information will create a culture of accountability and correctness.

Coding Contest Hints at ICD-10 Struggles
The contest results shed light on where coders are falling short in their quest to master ICD-10.


Editor's Note
The Pains of Change

Industry Perspectives
A documentation expert spotlights the finer points of capturing patient data to garner an accurate account of mortality factors.

EHR Insider
In formulating the ideal EMR, developers should strive to meet the needs of physicians, payers, and patients.

HIT Happenings
Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs have been hugely successful at the state level but there are shortcomings that must be addressed.

Winter Showcase

Inside Informatics
The next wave of health care IT ecosystems promises to furnish specialty practices with valuable data.

News Brief
Penn's Data Analytics Center features a tool it's dubbed the "Google" of EMRs.


By the Numbers
Get the lowdown on health care's facts and figures.

January 2017


Qualifying and Quantifying Risk
Mortality scores can be deathly to a health care organization's revenue cycle and its reputation.

Hope or Hopeless?
Despite the fact EHRs have been around for a while, physician satisfaction with the technology remains dubious. Can the situation be remedied?

The Regulatory Challenges of Population Health Management
Organizations must be aware of their legal obligations when implementing such an initiative.

Yearning to Learn
Education initiatives are afoot to keep coders and HIM professionals a step ahead of the game.


Editor's Note

Industry Perspectives
Increased coding operating expenses compelled by ICD-10 production uncertainties have produced an undeniable cost bubble that's about to burst.

Coding Corner
To ensure a fruitful relationship with remote coding staff—be it your own or a vendor's—follow these pointers.

Thought Leader Q&A
Rod Piechowski, senior director of health information systems at HIMSS North America, offers insight into the pressing issues facing HIT.

Chart Conundrums
Valentine's Day is not just for lovers; coders play a role, too.

Transcription and CDI Resource Guide

Transcription Trends
Maintaining HIPAA compliance in the transcription world can be a complex balancing act.


By the Numbers
Get the lowdown on health care's facts and figures.