Aug 1st, 2018
Comments Off on Officers and Members Can Earn CEUs for Creating and Presenting at Chapter Meetings
We appreciate all our members who put forth the time and effort to support their chapters by creating and presenting at chapter meetings. Members who create and present can earn additional CEUs that are equal to the number awarded. For example, if the event is one hour and is approved for 1.0 CEU, the member ...
Aug 1st, 2018
Comments Off on Additional Information About Changes Coming in 2019
As mentioned in last month’s officer news, requirements for chapters will be slightly different in 2019. Six educational events will still be required but not all events must be traditional meetings. Events that will be approved are defined as: Traditional meetings – A minimum of 4 are required annually Officers are present All attendees are ...
Don’t you hate it when you go to a meeting, and some attendees are spending more time on their electronic devices than listening? Do you become angry when you are trying to train physicians on coding and clinical document improvement, and those who need what is being said the most are browsing Facebook or reading email? ...
By Deborah Palmer, CPC, CRC To cultivate an effective, professional relationship with your clinicians, you must have EMPATHY. E = Educate yourself. Stay current on coding guidelines, read Healthcare Business Monthly, forums, etc. If you have current information and are up to date with changes, your clinicians will have more faith in your abilities. M ...
Record the actions and tasks of your organization with clarity and confidence. You attend a meeting at which you are given a task to complete, but after hundreds of phone calls, emails, and more meetings, you forget what you were asked to do. If only there were meeting minutes you could reference. Maybe meeting minutes ...