Author "Dr. Michael Warner"

By Dr. Michael Warner
Feb 1st, 2020
Discovering how your medical providers were trained to document establishes common ground on which to build a solid relationship. Meeting with a medical provider to review health records, whether it be for chart audits or clinical documentation improv...
By Dr. Michael Warner
Jan 1st, 2020
Learn the art of constructive criticism to improve office morale and productivity. Everyone wants feedback, but we don’t always like it. Feedback can go quickly astray if there is a mismatch in communication styles between two parties. For example: St...
By Dr. Michael Warner
Nov 15th, 2019
One of the responsibilities and pleasures of an AAPC NAB Board member is to visit chapters in our region.  We recently visited a chapter in Oakland. We started out sharing what NAB board members do and current action plans within the NAB committees t...
By Dr. Michael Warner
Oct 31st, 2019
When clinical documentation gets overrun with auto-populated data, it’s time to redirect technology to better serve our patients. Medical providers will no longer be required to document the history/medical interview during outpatient/office services ...
By Dr. Michael Warner
Apr 1st, 2019
Clean out old patient health data so only their current and relevant health factors remain. A problem list should be a database of a patient’s diagnoses. The list should be a way to track and share patient information across specialties and places of ...