News & Analysis

December 21, 2011
HIM Briefings

ICD-10 Cerebral Artery Infarction Query

December 21, 2011
HIM Briefings

ICD-10 Myocardial Infarction Query

December 1, 2011
Case Management Monthly

After reading this article, you will be able to:

  • Recognize how transition management failures can lead to readmissions
  • Explain strategies to prevent transition-related readmissions
December 1, 2011
Case Management Monthly

After reading this article, you will be able to:

  • Learn how one facility designed its patient transfer processes
  • Recognize how your facility could benefit from centralizing its patient transfer processes
December 1, 2011
Briefings on HIPAA

The dice were rolled and, surprise, you got a letter in the mail from the OCR. You were selected for a HIPAA compliance audit-one of 150 the OCR will conduct in 2012 via its contractor KPMG, LLP.

December 1, 2011
Briefings on HIPAA

HIPAA privacy and security officers often spend a lot of time and effort protecting their healthcare organization from the threat posed to its PHI by outsiders. Most organizations do a pretty good job of recognizing the threats to critical assets from outside their own perimeter. However, they must also not ignore the threat that comes from those inside the organization, said Randall F. Trzeciak, who spoke at the Fifth HIPAA Summit West in September in San Francisco.

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