News & Analysis

August 1, 2011
Case Management Monthly

Most facilities have a UR committee, but not all organizations have a fully functional UR committee.

August 1, 2011
Case Management Monthly

Starting October 2012, Medicare will begin paying hospitals for quality measures, according to a CMS fact sheet released April 29.

July 1, 2011
HIM Briefings

2011 HIM Director and Manager Salary Survey Report

July 1, 2011
HIM Briefings

A Minute for the Medical Staff, July 2011

July 1, 2011
HIM Briefings

For years we have heard that EHRs improve the ­quality of clinical documentation in the medical record. While this is absolutely true in terms of legibility, it may not be so true otherwise.

July 1, 2011
Case Management Monthly

From the Important Message from Medicare to the discharge instructions, case managers juggle a myriad of forms throughout a patient stay. CMS added another form to the list when it implemented the face-to-face encounter requirement for home health referrals.

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