Jun 14th, 2019
What better way to honor the American flag and all it represents than to donate blood on World Blood Donor Day? Both just happen to be June 14. “World Blood Donor Day serves to thank voluntary, unpaid donors for their life-saving gifts of blood and also to raise awareness of the need for regular blood ...
May 10th, 2017
It’s tough paying for medical coding school, investing your time to learn, and finally passing your coding exam. Then reality sets in that you can’t find a job in your field. Or, there are jobs, but there are only entry level positions that aren’t what you expected. There’s hope. You just have to remember that you may have to work a little to ...
In CMS
Apr 15th, 2015
Spread the word on April 16, 2015 about the transition to ICD-10 in a Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services social media rally. You can show you are on board to have a successful ICD-10 transition. Here is all you have to do to be a part of the ICD-10 excitement: Visit the ICD-10 Thunderclap Page ...
Jul 1st, 2013
Used wisely, providers can take advantage of social media benefits. By Judy A. Wilson, CPC, CPC-H, CPC-P, CPCO, CPPM, CPC-I, CANPC Because social media is a staple in the average household, a growing number of healthcare providers are using it as a marketing tool, among other things. This technology doesn’t come without challenges, however. Here’s ...
Jan 1st, 2011
By Robert A. Pelaia, Esq., CPC Significant progress in information technology has brought social media in health care to the mainstream. Consider these four examples: 1. According to its website, the Mayo Clinic recently launched a Center for Social Media with the intention of training physicians and hospitals to use Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and other ...