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Working in Tandem
A collaborative effort between clinical and finance teams, including coding, can be a major boost to revenue cycle operations.

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Know Thy EHR
Opening the Door to Data
Embedding IG to Optimize Cybersecurity

Web Exclusives (view archive)
• Eight Steps for Health Care Change Management Success
• The Moral Imperative Behind Health Care M&A

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• Life Insurance Company to Utilize EMRs

• Nebraska Medicine Discovers Insider Data Breach

• John Halamka, MD, Named President of Mayo Clinic Platform

Even If All Goes Right With Overhaul, Veterans Still Face a Health Records Mess

• Digital-Health Dollars Are a Disruptive Force, but Many Investors Stand to Get Burned

Blog Speak

Google Health Care Leader Defends
Data Deal

How to Engage Physicians in Innovative Health Care Efforts

The EMR Has Changed the Doctor-Patient Duet Into a Ménage-à-trois

Spotlight on Education 

Education’s Role in the Precision Medicine Movement

Joint Maneuvers

Research Pathways Open to HIM Professionals

By the Numbers


According to Definitive Healthcare data, psychosis was the top primary diagnosis by diagnosis-related group code in 2018 with an estimated total of 1,713,938. At this total, septicemia or severe sepsis without 96 or more hours of mechanical ventilation with major complications/ comorbidities was, by far, the most common secondary diagnosis.

Quick Code

Coding for Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Versus Diagnoses, and Community-Acquired Pneumonia