Cancer registry data collection starts with a process known as case-finding or case ascertainment, and it is exactly that, finding cases that must be included in a reporting facility’s cancer registry.
Category: Healthcare Staffing
How to Minimize the Stress of a Compliance Audit There’s no question that compliance audits of your healthcare facility can present a certain degree of stress for your staff, no matter how prepared you may be.
Medical billers work in facilities’ administrative offices to help their organizations prevent medical billing errors, keep costs down and update patients’ medical records.
A few of the reasons for second-level review opportunities could be timing of the CDI professional’s review.
Denial reduction in the outpatient (OP) environment stems from the knowledge of the factors that contribute to risk.
If you’re a case manager, you know firsthand how busy and hectic the job can be at times. Between being on your feet all day to working multiple shifts, it’s easy to feel burned out.
If your facility has been experiencing turnover at a skyrocketing level, it’s time to realize it’s probably not your employees with the problem – it’s you.
The significant role CDI plays in healthcare has become apparent with the transition from the inpatient to the outpatient environment and from a financial to a quality focus.
When first starting an Outpatient Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI) program, it’s important to identify which departments you will need to interact with and who will be impacted through the CDI process.