September 25, 2019
HIM Briefings

Unpack two interesting issues regarding the clinical and documentation implications of determining oxygen levels related to respiratory distress.

February 19, 2020
HIM Briefings

The nuances of documenting and billing for observation services can trip up even the savviest organization. Get a refresher on the basics to ensure your organization avoids common pitfalls.

February 12, 2020
HIM Briefings

The Patient-Driven Payment Model has shaken up skilled nursing facility (SNF) billing and coding. Learn the ins and outs of PDPM and how it will affect your organization.

February 5, 2020
HIM Briefings

CMS put hospitals on track to face expanded price transparency requirements with a final rule released in November 2019. Take a closer look at how price transparency is set to change and what hospitals need to do.

February 1, 2020
HIM Briefings
January 29, 2020
HIM Briefings

Use this job description for a health information services director as a template for your organization.

January 29, 2020
HIM Briefings

Whether coders are on-site or remote, managers can use a variety of techniques to foster communication and support a professional workspace. Use these tips to strengthen your coding team.

January 22, 2020
HIM Briefings

Conflicting provider documentation can raise red flags for auditors and slow down coding. Learn about common causes of conflicting documentation and strategies to reduce its occurrence.

January 15, 2020
HIM Briefings

Take a look at some common questions asked about MS-DRG optimization and review how inpatient coding and documentation plays a significant role in the process. Learning the ins and outs of this process will ensure that your facility remains educated and compliant.

January 8, 2020
HIM Briefings

Coding productivity held steady for 2019 but the impact of misalignment between coding and CDI and unanswered physician queries suggest there's room for improvement. HIM Briefings' 2019 coding productivity survey dug into productivity benchmarks, coding accuracy benchmarks, and the impact of workflows and department structure.

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