Feb 18th, 2016
It’s common practice for providers to market their services on the Internet. But if you’re going to include patient testimonials, you’d better read up on HIPAA Privacy regulations. Complete PT, Pool & Land Physical Therapy, Inc., of Los Angeles, learned that lesson the hard way. PHI Includes Identity According to reports, the provider has agreed ...
Avoid the discard pile with a resume that lands you an interview. by Sharon J. Oliver, CPC, CPMA, CPC-I To change careers or advance your position, you need a resume that stands out from the rest. A well written and factual resume is a good start, but you’ll need to do more to warrant an ...
Dec 19th, 2012
By Renee Dustman Word of mouth has always been a highly effective form of advertisement, and social media has increased its effectiveness exponentially. This is great news if the word is good, but what if the word is bad? Before the Internet, a dissatisfied patient might have voiced his opinion of you to just a ...
Jul 28th, 2010
Having used social media to connect patients and providers for years, the Rochester, Minn.-based Mayo Clinic is opening a school of social media for other health providers. The new Center for Social Media will train physicians and health care organizations to use Twitter, YouTube, Facebook, and blogs.  Mayo Offers Social Media School was last modified: July 5th, ...
May 1st, 2010
By Jonnie Massey, CPC, CPC-P, CPC-I, CPMA, AHFI As certified coders, we are required to fulfill yearly continuing education unit (CEU) requirements to maintain our credentials and stay current with medical coding updates. This requirement may be the driving force that motivates you to seek out education and training. If it is, perhaps you’re doing ...