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All-In for All-Payer CDI
For years, clinical documentation improvement initiatives have spent the majority of their time focused on government programs. Today, more hospitals are making room for all payers.

Featured Articles

Nebulous Notes Hinder Cancer Research
Unlocking the Social Determinants of Health
Natural Language Processing Emerges in Health Care

Web Exclusives (view archive)
• MyHealthEData and Patient Information Blocking
• Four Tips to Transform the HIT Help Desk

News (view archive)

• Twenty Boxes of Medical Records Found in Dumpster

• Former Penn Medical Assistant Accused of Improperly Accessing Patient Records

• Is Health Care Data the New Blood?

• Patients Reading Visit Notes Report Striking Benefit Over Time

• Alexander on EHRs: Don’t Go Too Far, Too Fast

Blog Speak

2019 HCCA Compliance Institute Recap

EHRs Are Still Waiting to Be Transformed

Are Documentation Requirements Decreasing Risks?

Spotlight on Billing

Conflict in the EMR

Be on the Lookout

The 2013 OIG Work Plan:
Three Areas of Interest

By the Numbers


According to a study published in the BMJ, “Impact of Scribes on Emergency Medicine Doctors’ Productivity and Patient Throughput: Multicentre Randomised Trial,” scribes increased physicians’ productivity from 1.13 to 1.31 patients per hour per doctor, representing a gain of this percentage.

Quick Code

Anesthesia Coding:
Tips to Maintain Accuracy