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Address Skill Gaps, Boost Coder Productivity
There are holes in coders’ games, according to the results of a nationwide coding contest. Don’t fret, say coding directors, there are strategies out there that can help plug any deficiencies.

Featured Articles

Industry Professionals Embrace Collaborative Approach
to Concurrent Coding

How to Form an EHR Contingency Plan
Rappin’ About RACs

Web Exclusives (view archive)
• Health Care CIO Trend Adjustments for 2020
• Resolutions for Refining the Claims Audit Process for a Better 2020

News (view archive)

• Survey Examines Patient Portal Use

• Can Clinical Decision Tools in the EHR Cut Clinician Burnout?

• Opioid Rx Drop When Default EMR Settings Change

• Stanford Report Suggest More Physicians Will Become Data-Driven

• New Algorithm Predicts Gestational Diabetes

Blog Speak

Health Data Outside HIPAA: Simply Extending HIPAA Would Be a #FAIL

How to Keep Patient Information
Secure in mHealth Apps

Is Active-Aging the New Frontier
for Health Care Technology?

Spotlight on Interoperability 

Value-Based Payment Model Faces Familiar Barriers

Can TEFCA Ensure Interoperability
on a National Scale?

FHIR Blazes New Path Toward Interoperability

By the Numbers


This percentage of US health care professionals use EMRs, according to Philips’ 2019 Future Health Index. US health care professionals using EHRs were among the most likely to believe that the adoption of EHRs in their hospital or practice had a negative impact on health care professional workload (61%), time spent with a patient (53%), and health care professional satisfaction (44%).

Quick Code

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