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DRG Mismatches
When discrepancies occur, the ensuing reconciliation process serves as a prime opportunity to educate clinical documentation improvement and coding staffs.

Featured Articles

Harnessing Data
EHRs Still Burden Physicians
Time to Shake Up PEPPER?

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News (view archive)

• University of Maryland Medical System Investigating Malware Attack

• Good Luck Correcting That Medical Record Error

• Amazon, AI and Medical Records: Do the Benefits Outweigh the Risks?

• Physician Group's Failure to Enter Into BA Agreement Proves Costly

• Mix-Up Sends Patient Records to Recycling Not Shredding

Blog Speak

AHIMA and AMIA Call for Better
Patient Access to Health Information
in Congressional Briefing

3 EHR Information-Blocking Tactics
That Can Harm Patients

Who Should Profit From the Sale
of Patient Data?

Spotlight on IT Security

Can Health Care Trust Its Security Practices?

How to Adopt a Security Culture

Funding, Personnel Issues Hamper Cybersecurity Efforts

By the Numbers


This fraction of older adults aged 50–80 years reported they have set up a patient portal, according to the University of Michigan's National Poll on Healthy Aging. For those who have not, the most common reasons were that they do not like communicating about their health by computer (40%), do not have a need for a portal (38%), did not know they needed to set something up (33%), and have not gotten around to setting one up (29%).

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Skilled Nursing Facilities Face Payment Changes

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