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    Frost & Sullivan’s Top 10 predictions for healthcare in 2021

    By Reenita Das for Healthcare IT The year 2020 has been a year unlike any other year in our history. It has impacted the fabric of our society and life – but most importantly it has changed the healthcare industry forever. The following 10 predictions that we have…

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    25 statistics on medical coder salaries

    By Laura Dyrda for Becker’s Hospital Review The average salary for medical coding professionals varies by location, practice setting and credential. The American Academy of Professional Coders conducts an annual survey to gather information about coder salary and publishes the report on its website. Here are 25 statistics about 2019…

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    Guest post: Outdated heart failure terminology

    By Howard Rodenberg, MD, MPH, CCDS for CDI Blog I just finished reading a book by the historian H.W Brands called The General and the President. It’s a tale of conflict between President Harry S. Truman and Douglas MacArthur, the American commander-in-chief during the Korean War. As you may…

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    11 medical record snooping cases in 2020

    Jackie Drees for Becker’s Hospital Review Eleven hospitals and health systems reported instances of EHR snooping by their employees this year, resulting in terminations and other disciplinary actions. HHS’ HIPAA privacy and security rules require hospitals and health systems to invoke sanctions against staff members who violate privacy and security…

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    Guest post: Counting COVID-19 cases

    By Howard Rodenberg, MD, MPH, CCDS for ACDIS CDI Blog I sometimes drift through our office space—often deserted now in the era of COVID-19—and think about how the cubicles represent our spot in the healthcare industry. CDI occupies a single cubicle somewhere on the Revenue Cycle’s floor. It’s…

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    Cover the Revenue Cycle From All Corners

    By Susan Chapman for For the Record Health care organizations are increasingly adopting revenue integrity (RI) programs, which, as defined by the National Association of Healthcare Revenue Integrity, are valuable to “prevent recurrence of issues that can cause revenue leakage and/or compliance risks through effective, efficient, replicable processes…

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    Mayo Clinic CIO says AI has been key to understanding COVID-19

    By Mike Miliard for Healthcare IT News In his opening keynote Tuesday at the HIMSS Machine Learning & AI for Healthcare Digital Summit, Mayo Clinic CIO Cris Ross enumerated some of the many ways artificial intelligence has been crucial to our evolving understanding of COVID-19. Way back in…

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    15 innovation leaders’ most interesting thoughts on health IT in 2020

    By Katie Adams for Becker’s Hospital Review The pandemic has spurred innovation in the health IT space during 2020, as hospitals and health systems find new ways to optimize workflows, use data to improve care delivery and connect patients to healthcare providers virtually. Below are 15 quotes about…

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