Improve patient comprehension of their health by updating your mode of communication for the 21st century. A recent study found that the average human attention span has fallen to eight seconds. In comparison, scientists believe that the goldfish has an attention span of nine seconds. We have become conditioned to the barrage of texts, tweets, ...
In Coding
Apr 2nd, 2020
Understand the coding mechanics behind some of the most common obstetrical US examinations. An outsider looking in might think diagnostic radiology coding is as simple as knowing the number of views of an X-ray or whether contrast was used on a computed tomography (CT) or magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan. But to say that’s even ...
Learn about the organ procurement and transplant process to ensure patients are covered. National Donate Life Month, in April, is about encouraging people to donate organs and tissues to save the lives of those in need. An estimated 113,000 men, women, and children in the United States are waiting for organ transplants right now, according ...
In Coding
Apr 2nd, 2020
Prepare for the unexpected when the patient is expecting. Oh, those cute little babies! All those fingers and toes and noses — when I grow up, I want to be one of those volunteers in nurseries who just sits and rocks babies all day. It sure beats this crazy coding world I’ve gotten myself into. ...
Electronic health records (EHRs) are a major reason for physician burnout and job dissatisfaction. But they are about to improve the healthcare experience for physicians, ancillary medical staff members, and patients. Now’s the time to take off the EHR training wheels. But like learning to ride a bike, freeing EHR systems to deliver on spectacular ...