News & Analysis

December 1, 2010
Case Management Monthly

One of the more talked-about initiatives in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is the creation of accountable care organizations (ACO) and the global payment pilot projects. 

December 1, 2010
Case Management Monthly

Several facilities share their strategies for caring for IV drug users that require IV antibiotic treatment. 

December 1, 2010
Case Management Monthly

Care providers accept the general principle that patients have the right to direct their own care, but what if the patient refuses every discharge option you provide and wants to stay in inpatient care indefinitely? 

December 1, 2010
Briefings on HIPAA

You worry about laptop computers and other portable devices being stolen. But what about digital cameras?

December 1, 2010
Case Management Monthly

A hospital case management team digs into a patient's past to uncover information to help create a safe and sucessful dicharge plan.

November 1, 2010
HIM Briefings

It’s the end of the year, and many of us have been on the fast track to EHRs and EDMS installation, so we pause this month for a little levity and to honor all those working so hard behind the scenes. Happy holidays to all the brave health information professionals continuing to blaze the paths of progress in automated medical record documentation!

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