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Constructing a Career in Coding
For those looking to snag that elusive first coding position, experts suggest focusing on everything from the right academic mix to sound résumé building.

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TPE Program Sets Sights on Improper Claims
Privacy With a European Flair
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• U-M Launches Health Study Using Apple Watch

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• Amazon Gives AI to Harvard Hospital in Tech’s Latest Health Push

• MedPAC to Call for National Medicare ED Coding Approach

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HIPAA Proposal Would Move Us Closer to Coordinated Care

The Story of a Disappointing EHR — Why Can't It Tell Me What I Need
to Know?

How the EHR Can Improve Treatment of Sports-Related Traumatic Brain Injuries

Spotlight on Protected Health Information

Is Texting Physician Orders 2G2BT?

Privacy Concerns Complicate X-ray Silver Mining

Should Clearinghouses Be Allowed to Use PHI?

By the Numbers


According to a survey by IBM and Ponemon Institute, the average amount of time it took organizations in the sample to identify a data breach was 197 days, while in health care, identifying a data breach only took an average of this number days. However, the average amount of time it took organizations in the sample to contain a data breach was 69 days, while health care organizations took an average of 1,037 days to contain a data breach.

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Successful Coding of Device Failure