By Cathy Massaro, CCM, MSW The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is issuing new Medicare cards to all beneficiaries.
By Cathy Massaro, CCM, MSW It is a very simple question, but do we as healthcare professionals ask it at the right times for the right reasons? Do we ask it to establish rapport with our patients or only to make sure the right patient is getting the right medical care? The timing of this question …
By Cathy Massaro, CCM, MSW Alzheimer’s disease is a degenerative brain disease and the most common form of dementia.
How Can I Launch a Career in Clinical Documentation Improvement? Are you a healthcare professional looking for a change? You may be surprised to learn that many clinical documentation improvement (CDI) specialists come from a variety of healthcare professions, including health information management (HIM), physician and nursing, coding, and clinical and administrative backgrounds.
Four Interview Questions HIM Pros Should Be Prepared to Answer Are you a skilled health information management (HIM) professional seeking a new job? Regardless of how qualified you may be on paper, there are many factors employers consider when making new hiring decisions.
Must-Have Leadership Skills for Case Managers A career in case management can be extremely multifaceted, requiring many skills related to patient care and effective management practices.
A Brief Overview of HCC and Risk Adjustment Coding I would like to take a moment and go over the importance of RA, HCCs and quality of data abstraction.
Promoting Wellness in the Workplace Healthcare organizations are often so laser focused on the needs of their patients that they may not always recognize the importance of promoting wellness for their employees.
Hot Job: Remote Cancer Registrar Are you looking for a company that is passionate about accurate and timely data collection and reporting? Then MedPartners has a perfect opportunity for you as a Remote Cancer Registrar! The registry service division at MedPartners understands the importance of certified and credentialed registry professionals.