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Q: Our physicians document a diagnoses of pneumonia but do not normally make a specific
APRIL 9, 2014
JUSTCODING
JUNE 10, 2015
JUSTCODING
MARCH 24, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
  To report an unspecified code or to query, that is the question. &nb
JANUARY 29, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
  Pneumonia is an inflammatory process that affects the lung tissue (i.e., the par
MAY 7, 2014
JUSTCODING
Q: Should I query for chronic respiratory failure if the documentation indicates the patient
OCTOBER 23, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 6, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Q: Is it is okay to alter, add to, or take back a query form after the physician answers i
APRIL 10, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Bacteria are everywhere. Literally. And you can’t see them or feel them. In fact, trillio
AUGUST 10, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 21, 2013
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Quick, cheap, and effective: Oral care makes serious dent in hospital-acquired pneumonia
FEBRUARY 1, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Q: Do any general guidelines exist for queries on outpatient services? We are beginning
OCTOBER 29, 2014
JUSTCODING
JANUARY 31, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
A new query in our
MAY 6, 2015
JUSTCODING
We know we’re facing at least a one-year delay in ICD-10 implementation. What you with that
APRIL 14, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
OCTOBER 1, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 7, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Hospitalizations related to pneumonia cost some $10 billion every year in the United States.
AUGUST 11, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 1, 2013
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
Q: What recommendation would you give to the coder when the cli
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
JUSTCODING
Q: Can you please provide me any additional information that supports the option
MAY 22, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 6, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 4, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 5, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 21, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Q: We recently had attending physicians send back queries with responses by the physician as
DECEMBER 2, 2015
JUSTCODING
Q: Can you clarify the expectations related to documenting the discussion betwee
MARCH 3, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Q: I have been asked to build a query for a diagnosis of SIRS and/or sepsis for the following
JULY 29, 2015
JUSTCODING
JUNE 18, 2014
JUSTCODING
MARCH 11, 2015
JUSTCODING
NOVEMBER 17, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
APRIL 13, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JANUARY 21, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Take an in-depth look at coding, documentation, and querying for acute kidney injury (AKI). Durin
APRIL 8, 2015
JUSTCODING
Take an in-depth look at coding, documentation, and querying for acute kidney injury (AKI). Durin
MARCH 25, 2015
JUSTCODING
MAY 6, 2015
JUSTCODING
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
JUSTCODING
AUGUST 6, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 21, 2013
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
OCTOBER 23, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 1, 2015
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
NOVEMBER 6, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 17, 2014
JUSTCODING
JANUARY 28, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 25, 2015
JUSTCODING
SEPTEMBER 25, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 12, 2015
JUSTCODING
AUGUST 20, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JULY 6, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 5, 2016
RESIDENCY
MARCH 19, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 24, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 11, 2015
JUSTCODING
AUGUST 5, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
  Billing for pneumococcal pneumonia, influenza virus, and Hepatitis B vaccines
JULY 20, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
Q: Can you code strictly from emergency department (ED) documentation? Can you code from tes
DECEMBER 16, 2015
JUSTCODING
We’re less than three months away from ICD-10 implementation, so you need to give your surg
JULY 20, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 1, 2018
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
APRIL 12, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
APRIL 16, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Q: We recently had attending physicians send back queries with responses by the physician
NOVEMBER 25, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 10, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 21, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 1, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
JUNE 15, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 1, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 5, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 1, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Q: Can you define equally treated in the selection of principal diagnosis with multiple
MARCH 26, 2014
JUSTCODING
To report an unspecified code or to query, that is the question. And like so many coding question
FEBRUARY 24, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 1, 2018
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
June is the month to celebrate a safe workplace; we’ll show you how to do it If y
MAY 25, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
AUGUST 1, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
by: Megan Batty Use Y84.2 (Radiological procedure and radiotherapy as the cause
AUGUST 1, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
SEPTEMBER 1, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Medical errors cause 325,000 patient deaths per year, according to a new report released A
APRIL 29, 2014
ACCREDITATION PARENT
When coders hear the term bypass, they may think first of a coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) p
DECEMBER 3, 2014
JUSTCODING
JULY 31, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JANUARY 1, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
  A new query in our
MARCH 25, 2015
JUSTCODING
AUGUST 1, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
SEPTEMBER 3, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 5, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
As an HHA staffer or nurse, you care for people in vital ways—bathing, grooming, feeding, a
AUGUST 25, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JULY 28, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JULY 14, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
AUGUST 11, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 24, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 1, 2010
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 1, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
AUGUST 26, 2015
JUSTCODING
We at ACDIS are always looking for membership feedback and insight. If you’d like to have y
JUNE 25, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
JUSTCODING
OCTOBER 1, 2018
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
1.    When a person can’t think of a word, or the words come out wrong or in
FEBRUARY 23, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
OCTOBER 1, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
As you might well imagine, based on the number of findings floating around, as well as CMS’
OCTOBER 18, 2018
SAFETY
Q: What information do you have about physician response to ICD-10-PCS? I am g
MAY 28, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
If you want to keep patients from returning to the hospital after discharge, keep them a
DECEMBER 16, 2014
CASE MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 22, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Have you ever been asked to perform a task that concerned you ethically? Fifty percent of 876 res
SEPTEMBER 17, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 4, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
By Carol Ebert, RN, BSN, MA, CHES, CWP Are you starting to feel old and o
JUNE 18, 2015
NURSING
AUGUST 12, 2015
JUSTCODING
You might think you have the most well put-together life safety compliance program, but the minut
JULY 28, 2016
SAFETY
How will the CMS adoption of the 2012 editions of NFPA 101 and NFPA 99 affect you? 
AUGUST 31, 2017
SAFETY
How much have you reduced hospital-acquired infections (HAI) at your facility in the past two yea
JULY 1, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
FEBRUARY 27, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
For critical thinking to be part of your agency’s culture, particularly in nursing, it has
APRIL 3, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
It’s an age-old question: How do you get physicians to support documentation improvement ef
MAY 12, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JANUARY 12, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
  Membership Update: Sample Queries available from June 10 webinar
JUNE 19, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
DECEMBER 13, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Are you in compliance with OSHA’s chemical labeling standard? Editor’s
FEBRUARY 16, 2017
SAFETY
MARCH 22, 2019
LONG-TERM CARE
SNF therapy contracts: Your risks and what you need to know Q&A
AUGUST 1, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
JUNE 30, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 16, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
DECEMBER 16, 2015
JUSTCODING
MAY 19, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JULY 1, 2018
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
By Robert S. Gold, MD   Whether you work in a dedicate
AUGUST 27, 2014
JUSTCODING
Because of the potential for serious complications caused by medication errors, including death,
MARCH 1, 2019
LONG-TERM CARE
NOVEMBER 1, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
What do you see outside your window? If you’re in many parts of the U.S., you might see a b
JANUARY 1, 2019
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
OCTOBER 1, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Even before ICD-10-CM was delayed until October 1, 2015, the quality of physician document
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
JUSTCODING
MARCH 19, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 1, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
JANUARY 7, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
AUGUST 15, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
MARCH 1, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 18, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
Every year, it bears repeating: Fires happen, and you can prevent that. Yet they keep hap
DECEMBER 1, 2018
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Every year, it bears repeating: Fires happen, and you can prevent that. Yet they keep hap
JANUARY 1, 2019
SAFETY
800x600 New sample queries in our
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
JUSTCODING
MAY 29, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Before the advent of mechanical clocks in the Late Middle Ages, the most sophisticated clocks,
NOVEMBER 6, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 1, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
MARCH 28, 2018
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
JANUARY 18, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Q: Do you have any tips for coding fractures in ICD-10-CM? We’re a little worried
AUGUST 26, 2015
JUSTCODING
Critical thinking remains a key issue for nurses and nurse managers. When asked what nurse manag
JANUARY 5, 2017
NURSING
You can expect renewed interest in your water management program. This summer, CMS sent out a ne
SEPTEMBER 12, 2018
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
You can expect renewed interest in your water management program. This summer, CMS sent out a new
OCTOBER 1, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
FEBRUARY 9, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
by Josh Poltilove and Megan Batty If you’re commonly assigning codes N39.0
NOVEMBER 2, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
DECEMBER 1, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
AUGUST 26, 2016
RESIDENCY
SEPTEMBER 19, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
I don't know about you folks, but The Joint Commission's discontinuation of the PFI process has l
AUGUST 4, 2016
SAFETY
MARCH 1, 2019
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
MAY 22, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 1, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
Have you booked your hotel room for 
MARCH 19, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Q: Given the topics it covers, do you think the inspection guidance will make a significant impac
SEPTEMBER 22, 2016
SAFETY
In this free tool, you can find critical thinking scenarios that can be used for discussion in t
JULY 27, 2017
NURSING
If you’re involved with educating nurses, we want to hear from you! We’d love to hea
JUNE 30, 2016
NURSING
Step inside the OR and there’s a good chance you’ll get bombarded with noise. A door
APRIL 1, 2018
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Q: Can you code strictly from emergency room (ER) documentation? Can you code from test re
DECEMBER 10, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 15, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
You’ve heard it before: Transparency is crucial to patient safety. Although quality experts
MARCH 31, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Do you sometimes feel like you and the physicians at your hospital aren’t communicating as
JANUARY 12, 2016
CASE MANAGEMENT
Give your nurses the confidence and skills they need to think independently and display high lev
JUNE 8, 2017
NURSING
Give your nurses the confidence and skills they need to think independently and display high leve
JUNE 15, 2017
NURSING
DECEMBER 1, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
AUGUST 1, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
NOVEMBER 16, 2017
NURSING
If they’re a member of your medical staff, and you allow people without a license to be o
NOVEMBER 30, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
FEBRUARY 28, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
As you might guess, part of my approach when I’m doing onsite client work is to review the
NOVEMBER 21, 2018
SAFETY
SEPTEMBER 25, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
OCTOBER 1, 2018
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
APRIL 1, 2019
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
OCTOBER 10, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
I think that just about everyone in the safety community has experienced some level of pushback w
MARCH 24, 2016
SAFETY
APRIL 28, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
APRIL 1, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Highlight the ZIP codes where employees live so you can have a handy reference of staff availabil
OCTOBER 17, 2018
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
MARCH 16, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
APRIL 21, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Your guess is as good as mine... Just a couple of brief items (relatively — you kno
FEBRUARY 1, 2018
SAFETY
DECEMBER 21, 2016
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
JULY 1, 2018
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
What is the correct ICD-9-CM code for pneumonia due to E. coli?  
JUNE 10, 2015
JUSTCODING
Our expert answers your questions about CMS’ newly adopted rule and what you need to know
FEBRUARY 16, 2017
SAFETY
Research casting new light as surgeons grapple with OR attire guidelines. If you though
AUGUST 31, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Research casting new light as surgeons grapple with OR attire guidelines If you thought
SEPTEMBER 14, 2017
SAFETY
MARCH 27, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Which U.S. president served as an executioner before taking office, earning the nickname &
MARCH 20, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Now that we have almost reached the summer solstice, I guess it’s time to start thinking/ta
JUNE 18, 2015
SAFETY
NOVEMBER 13, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
DECEMBER 6, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Q: Could you please explain unrelated surgical procedure DRGs? Also can you explain h
JUNE 25, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JANUARY 7, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
By Carol Ebert, RN, BSN, MA, CHES, CWP Are you and your nursing staff rea
DECEMBER 31, 2015
NURSING
On average, how many charts do you code in one day? Fewer than 15
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
JUSTCODING
MAY 1, 2018
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
MARCH 13, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
AUGUST 25, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
While you are in the heart of recruitment season, remember to think ahead a bit. A coordinator s
JANUARY 12, 2018
RESIDENCY
Sometimes like a kidney stone, but nonetheless… Before we dive into this week&rsqu
FEBRUARY 22, 2018
SAFETY
If you think you’ve been adhering to the correct NFPA standards for medical gas storage, ma
DECEMBER 30, 2016
SAFETY
Query the physician to ascertain the true etiology of a patient’s gangrenous toes when the
APRIL 21, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JULY 13, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
JANUARY 1, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
It’s the New Year, and like us all, you probably want to start fresh and improve your staff
JANUARY 1, 2019
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
by J’non Griffin Old patterns of thinking about the kinds of services pati
OCTOBER 4, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MARCH 1, 2019
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
JULY 7, 2016
NURSING
APRIL 7, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
SEPTEMBER 1, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
First off, a quick word for those of you with responsibilities relating to hyperbaric oxygen cham
NOVEMBER 30, 2017
SAFETY
A new query in our
APRIL 22, 2015
JUSTCODING
A new query in our
APRIL 8, 2015
JUSTCODING
An ICD-10-CM sample query in our
FEBRUARY 11, 2015
JUSTCODING
A new query in our
JUNE 3, 2015
JUSTCODING
SEPTEMBER 17, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 1, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
The success of a cause analysis program requires careful management of cause analysis quality. Th
OCTOBER 21, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
JUNE 1, 2018
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
MAY 23, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
“I don't think it is the demands of being a physician—responding to a code, consider
JANUARY 21, 2016
MEDICAL STAFF
Before new physicians entering practice decide whether to pursue board certification, cha
OCTOBER 20, 2017
RESIDENCY
NOVEMBER 25, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Where has the time gone? The annual conference is only a few days away, and we’re sure you
MAY 14, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 17, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 7, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
MAY 1, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
Strategies and attributes of critical thinking during the treatment process include the following
FEBRUARY 19, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JANUARY 1, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
APRIL 9, 2014
JUSTCODING
FEBRUARY 13, 2015
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
DECEMBER 30, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
JULY 23, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
When a body part meets with an external object and the result is an injury, you must explain wh
OCTOBER 30, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 24, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 28, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 1, 2019
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Taking down workplace violence in healthcare Can you take a punch? How do you
AUGUST 1, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Highlight the ZIP codes where employees live so you can have a handy reference of staff availabil
NOVEMBER 1, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Q: We have a problem getting our physicians to understand what we are querying for (chroni
JULY 3, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 23, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
If you’ve ever wondered how Medicare reimburses hospitals and pays physicians, new data fro
JUNE 11, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
If you haven’t joined your local ACDIS chapter yet, what are you waiting for? Local chapter
JULY 17, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 11, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 5, 2019
RESIDENCY
SEPTEMBER 10, 2014
JUSTCODING
MAY 1, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
NOVEMBER 16, 2017
NURSING
JULY 1, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
NOVEMBER 21, 2013
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Many people think that diabetics are not allowed to eat sugar of any kind. This is no longer req
JULY 2, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MAY 19, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 1, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
NOVEMBER 1, 2013
MEDICAL STAFF
FEBRUARY 1, 2015
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
A malfunction of the fill valve in a boiler caused excess steam to build up, impacting the pressu
AUGUST 4, 2016
SAFETY
JANUARY 4, 2019
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
APRIL 26, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
  You may have noticed that the ICD-10 manuals have the word “draft” s
NOVEMBER 17, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 1, 2014
RESIDENCY
How much have you reduced hospital-acquired infections (HAI) at your facility in the past two yea
AUGUST 1, 2018
SAFETY
JULY 7, 2017
RESIDENCY
New sample query forms in our
JULY 15, 2015
JUSTCODING
Experts say you should start practicing now on the local level A new standard under dev
SEPTEMBER 7, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
SEPTEMBER 28, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
MAY 1, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
American’s don’t think health is only about what happens to their bodies. They think
APRIL 21, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
“I remember being so tired that when I looked at patients in beds, I’d think, ‘
OCTOBER 2, 2015
RESIDENCY
DECEMBER 15, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
FEBRUARY 15, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
In the chaos of the emergency department (ED), it’s easy to miss something you’re no
SEPTEMBER 18, 2018
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
In the chaos of the emergency department (ED), it’s easy to miss something you’re not
OCTOBER 1, 2018
SAFETY
In the chaos of the emergency department (ED), it’s easy to miss something you’re not
OCTOBER 1, 2018
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
By Michelle Clarke When thinking about mentoring, it's usually assumed a nurse with
AUGUST 30, 2018
NURSING
If you spend more time looking at charts than patients, you might be missing important opportunit
NOVEMBER 17, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
As you probably know as a healthcare safety professional responsible for the safety of your facil
JUNE 2, 2016
SAFETY
SEPTEMBER 1, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
If you think active shooters can't hit your hospital, you might want to have a look at this Aug.
AUGUST 31, 2016
SAFETY
MAY 26, 2017
RESIDENCY
JULY 18, 2018
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
MARCH 1, 2019
ACCREDITATION PARENT
FEBRUARY 16, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JANUARY 7, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Dear readers, As 2015 draws to a close, let me know what you thought were the big
DECEMBER 31, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
JANUARY 1, 2015
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
MARCH 17, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 22, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
NOVEMBER 25, 2013
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JANUARY 11, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
New sample query forms in Co
AUGUST 12, 2015
JUSTCODING
New sample query form in
AUGUST 26, 2015
JUSTCODING
SEPTEMBER 29, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
OCTOBER 13, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
On average, how many hours do you spend each week on non-coding tasks, such as querying, training
MARCH 18, 2015
JUSTCODING
On average, how many hours do you spend each week on non-coding tasks, such as querying, training
MARCH 11, 2015
JUSTCODING
ICD-10 is coming in less than four months and we want to help you prepare your inpatient coders,
JUNE 3, 2015
JUSTCODING
ICD-10 is coming in less than four months and we want to help you prepare your inpatient c
JUNE 17, 2015
JUSTCODING
ICD-10 is less than three months away and we want to help you prepare your inpatient coders, outp
JULY 15, 2015
JUSTCODING
MAY 1, 2015
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
Choosing the right format will depend on what information is lacking. Queries are not “one
NOVEMBER 17, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
You haven’t been seeing things. Surveyors with several accreditation organizations (AO) hav
SEPTEMBER 7, 2017
SAFETY
FEBRUARY 27, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
NOVEMBER 9, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MARCH 15, 2019
RESIDENCY
JULY 17, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 15, 2017
RESIDENCY
JANUARY 26, 2018
RESIDENCY
MARCH 18, 2015
JUSTCODING
OCTOBER 22, 2014
JUSTCODING
Give your patients the opportunity to set an agenda ahead of their office visits and you may witn
MAY 2, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
MARCH 29, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JANUARY 12, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 19, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 1, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
AUGUST 25, 2017
RESIDENCY
Privacy Policy synopsis.
SEPTEMBER 4, 2008
SEPTEMBER 11, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
APRIL 15, 2015
JUSTCODING
APRIL 8, 2015
JUSTCODING
MARCH 25, 2015
JUSTCODING
A smoky air-conditioning system was the cause of partial evacuation of a Santa Rosa, California h
JULY 31, 2014
SAFETY
CMS has decided to wait a year from Jan. 13 before imposing civil monetary penalties involving th
NOVEMBER 20, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
If you're like most, and hopefully, all hospital safety professionals, you spend most of your car
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SAFETY
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HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
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HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
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JUSTCODING
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MEDICAL STAFF
If you feel pretty confident as an agency that your documentation can pass muster and the totalit
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HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
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JUSTCODING
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MEDICAL STAFF
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Any qualifying discipline can do the ROC (SN, PT, OT, ST). If you are asking whether the PT must
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HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
APRIL 1, 2019
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
DECEMBER 1, 2017
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MAY 4, 2015
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Medication errors or adverse drug interactions are a major cause of hospital readmissions.
MARCH 24, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
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QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
It’s hard to think of a time when healthcare workers worked in a more dangerous environment
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INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
A sample query in our
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JUSTCODING
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JUSTCODING
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HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 11, 2015
JUSTCODING
SEPTEMBER 3, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
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HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 23, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Editor’s Note: Did you know that the ACDIS homepage
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HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Effective October 1, 2014, the new fee to query the National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB) will
AUGUST 8, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
Have you ever returned a patient into the hands of his or her enslaver?  Do you kn
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ACCREDITATION PARENT
FEBRUARY 15, 2019
LONG-TERM CARE
FEBRUARY 3, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
It's hard to believe it, but it's been just over a year since Ebola showed you exactly how ready
FEBRUARY 25, 2016
NURSING
It's hard to believe it, but it's been just over a year since Ebola showed you exactly how ready
FEBRUARY 18, 2016
SAFETY
It's hard to believe it, but it's been just over a year since Ebola showed you exactly how ready
FEBRUARY 25, 2016
NURSING
FEBRUARY 1, 2014
RESIDENCY
FEBRUARY 1, 2019
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
DECEMBER 18, 2015
RESIDENCY
JANUARY 15, 2016
RESIDENCY
JANUARY 29, 2016
RESIDENCY
For many of you, today is the culmination of months of work. Before you dive back in and start p
MARCH 17, 2017
RESIDENCY
APRIL 10, 2019
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Holding a well-conducted drill (and using multiple types of drills) can bring you lots of good da
APRIL 28, 2016
SAFETY
DECEMBER 10, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
Dear readers, Thank you to everyone who has expressed interest in joining the edit
AUGUST 11, 2017
RESIDENCY
As you know, ACDIS regularly asks for assistance with industry and
NOVEMBER 21, 2013
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Not sure where you should be in your ICD-10 implementation?
JULY 17, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
During last weekend's nationwide chill and a few days before Winter Storm Grayson plowed through
JANUARY 4, 2018
SAFETY
AUGUST 15, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
By Carol Ebert, RN, BSN, MA, CHES, CWP Nurse leaders, remember when you l
AUGUST 27, 2015
NURSING
What am I doing here?   If you've ever found yourself in a meeting wo
MAY 21, 2015
NURSING
When working with stroke patients, you are responsible for several types of observations. First,
FEBRUARY 3, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
 by Shelley Cohen, RN, MSN, CEN You excitedly await the arrival of y
OCTOBER 27, 2016
NURSING
Dear readers, If you plan on registering for the CRC Symposium, I encourage you t
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MEDICAL STAFF
MAY 19, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 1, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
DECEMBER 29, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
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CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
Hiring nurses is a challenge for any organization, including home health agencies. You want good
JANUARY 27, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JULY 11, 2018
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
JANUARY 1, 2019
ACCREDITATION PARENT
DECEMBER 14, 2011
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT, JUSTCODING
APRIL 1, 2019
ACCREDITATION PARENT
FEBRUARY 1, 2011
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
OCTOBER 4, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
FEBRUARY 16, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
OCTOBER 16, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 31, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JULY 6, 2017
NURSING
FEBRUARY 18, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JULY 31, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
State law says hospitals must stay standing; here’s how they’re doing and lessons you
JANUARY 12, 2017
SAFETY
NOVEMBER 27, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JANUARY 26, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JUNE 11, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
JANUARY 11, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
By: Katy Rushlau, ACDIS Editor Community. That’s what I think of when I thin
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HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
By Josh Poltilove and Megan Batty If you’re frequently assigning
APRIL 12, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
When you are confronted with seasoned nurses who are unable to meet your expectations, consider t
MARCH 17, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MARCH 1, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
MARCH 30, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
In the unlikely event you missed the news, August heralded a big change in the world of life safe
OCTOBER 6, 2016
SAFETY
JULY 1, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
JUNE 14, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
JUSTCODING
OCTOBER 25, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
If you act as a whistleblower, it is important to protect yourself. Keep these important pieces o
APRIL 10, 2015
NURSING
"You need to take care of yourself before you take care of others." -
SEPTEMBER 23, 2016
RESIDENCY
JUNE 24, 2013
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 14, 2017
NURSING
JUNE 13, 2014
RESIDENCY
NOVEMBER 7, 2014
RESIDENCY
As you are no doubt aware by now, there’s been a wee bit of a shift in this forum away fro
MAY 25, 2017
SAFETY
FEBRUARY 1, 2018
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
MARCH 1, 2010
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
You’ve got harm A look at the Automated All Cau
MAY 10, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
DECEMBER 1, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
JULY 29, 2015
JUSTCODING
JULY 17, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
NOVEMBER 1, 2018
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
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LONG-TERM CARE
If you complete enrollment on behalf of your providers as part of CMS' surrogate program, you&rsq
MAY 26, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
SEPTEMBER 17, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 19, 2013
ACCREDITATION PARENT
APRIL 4, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 13, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
OCTOBER 5, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
by: Kirsten Dize More agencies have achieved 5-star status than ever before, and
MAY 2, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Which aspect of evaluation and management reporting causes the most problems at your organization
AUGUST 5, 2015
JUSTCODING
Which aspect of evaluation and management reporting causes the most problems at your organization
AUGUST 12, 2015
JUSTCODING
APRIL 1, 2019
ACCREDITATION PARENT
SEPTEMBER 1, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
JUNE 17, 2015
JUSTCODING
MARCH 3, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
SEPTEMBER 12, 2014
RESIDENCY
FEBRUARY 27, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
As you know, from time to time, I will ask you for your feedback about various safety products an
APRIL 16, 2015
SAFETY
Congratulations, this is the day many of you have been working toward for months. Once the dust
MARCH 18, 2016
RESIDENCY
…when you don’t know the reason… Some Joint Commission goodnes
MARCH 2, 2017
SAFETY
FEBRUARY 5, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 1, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
OCTOBER 21, 2015
JUSTCODING
By Carol Ebert, RN, BSN, MA, CHES, CWP Are you caught in a web of putting
DECEMBER 10, 2015
NURSING
SEPTEMBER 5, 2018
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
NOVEMBER 1, 2013
MEDICAL STAFF
NOVEMBER 11, 2013
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 19, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
We love surveys, especially about ICD-10. Seriously, how many ICD-10 surveys have you been asked
JUNE 1, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 11, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
We want to know what you think about Strategies for Nurse Managers.com and what you need to help
MAY 19, 2016
NURSING
It might not change. It might just intensify. I think surveyors are going to be taking th
NOVEMBER 20, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
SEPTEMBER 29, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Dear readers, The content you normally find in Medical Staff Leader Insider
MAY 26, 2016
MEDICAL STAFF
“You like ice cream and don’t like broccoli? You eat the broccoli before the ice cre
OCTOBER 7, 2016
RESIDENCY
Another mixed bag of stuff for you this week, leading off with a quick spin through CMS’ re
NOVEMBER 1, 2018
SAFETY
Each month, Brad Keyes, CHSP, owner of Keyes Life Safety Compliance, answers you
SEPTEMBER 1, 2018
SAFETY
  Why are physician queries so critical to accurate documentation and coding? The an
AUGUST 17, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
In the scenario you describe, the patient has a POA or a guardian and that person cannot be present
JULY 25, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
OCTOBER 31, 2018
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
AUGUST 6, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
DECEMBER 1, 2015
ACCREDITATION PARENT
AUGUST 1, 2015
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
NOVEMBER 1, 2018
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
APRIL 16, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JULY 3, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
FEBRUARY 1, 2019
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Highlight the zip codes where employees live so you can have a handy reference of where staff is
SEPTEMBER 20, 2018
SAFETY
Highlight the zip codes where employees live so you can have a handy reference of where staff is
SEPTEMBER 18, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
JANUARY 27, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
We don't need to tell you that safety is important. You're the safety guru in your facility, and
MAY 28, 2015
SAFETY
Become more proactive. You no longer can wait for face-to-face documentation to arrive within sev
AUGUST 3, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
APRIL 30, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
By Jennifer Thew, RN If you had to name a famous nurse, who would it be?
MAY 10, 2018
NURSING
JANUARY 17, 2019
NURSING
Think twice before you or your employees handle hazardous substances in your facility
DECEMBER 1, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
We're nearly down to the wire—there's only a little more than a month left before the
MARCH 27, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Written by Jennifer Thew, RN "So you used to be a nurse?" I can't tell
MAY 19, 2016
NURSING
JUNE 25, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 15, 2013
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JULY 18, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
OCTOBER 24, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
By Carol Ebert, RN, BSN, MA, CHES, CWP If you're lucky enough, there will
JUNE 11, 2015
NURSING
AUGUST 28, 2015
RESIDENCY
OCTOBER 9, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 9, 2016
RESIDENCY
SEPTEMBER 15, 2016
NURSING
FEBRUARY 1, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
JANUARY 8, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JANUARY 16, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
If you haven’t seen the OIG report “Medicare Compliance Review of University of Cinc
JULY 3, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 21, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
SEPTEMBER 17, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Last summer, we asked you to join our Nursing Book Review Group and the response was overwhelming
MARCH 10, 2016
NURSING
Last summer, we asked you to join our Nursing Book Review Group and the response was overwhelmin
MARCH 17, 2016
NURSING
Need an ICD-10 refresher before the go-live date?
FEBRUARY 25, 2015
JUSTCODING
Need an ICD-10 refresher before the go-live date?
FEBRUARY 11, 2015
JUSTCODING
JUNE 19, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 27, 2015
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
All O2 patients need to at least be assessed on a comprehensive assessment for safety. If you see an
JUNE 11, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
You note that CMS is adding “emerging infectious diseases” to the current definition
FEBRUARY 25, 2019
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
AUGUST 1, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
DECEMBER 1, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
MARCH 27, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Medical errors happen too often, and can cause irreversible and irreparable injury to patients wh
AUGUST 23, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
AUGUST 11, 2015
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
MARCH 1, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
APRIL 20, 2018
RESIDENCY
With the recent transition to ICD-10, you may wonder how soon you will know whether your Medica
OCTOBER 23, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
By tracking and comparing key performance indicators, you can assess your progress, address your
MARCH 11, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
Dear readers, As many of you may know, our monthly newsletter Residency Progra
NOVEMBER 4, 2016
RESIDENCY
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
DECEMBER 27, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
APRIL 12, 2018
NURSING
JANUARY 1, 2018
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Ah, Fat Tuesday (AKA Mardi Gras), the last big blowout before Lent begins. For those not of a rel
FEBRUARY 23, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
  Now I don’t think that there’s any here among us who would be inclin
MARCH 13, 2014
SAFETY
JUNE 26, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
OCTOBER 2, 2015
RESIDENCY
Thinking of implementing a unified, integrated medical staff across your healthcare
FEBRUARY 1, 2015
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
AUGUST 6, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 1, 2015
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
MARCH 16, 2017
NURSING
SEPTEMBER 28, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
APRIL 24, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 10, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 1, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
As I think everyone is aware, there has been a lot (okay, perhaps quite a lot) of focus during ou
MAY 26, 2016
SAFETY
A creativity-friendly work environment can foster innovation in your department. So how do you en
OCTOBER 27, 2016
NURSING
Throughout all discussions, pose good questions to stimulate thinking. Questions include: “
JANUARY 3, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
  Dear readers,   I’m sure many of you spend mo
APRIL 23, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
JUNE 12, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
MARCH 6, 2015
RESIDENCY
JULY 23, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
“Sometimes you just need to go to bed. Stop thinking, stop arguing, stop crying. Things wi
JANUARY 8, 2016
RESIDENCY
DECEMBER 13, 2018
RESIDENCY
APRIL 12, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
FEBRUARY 23, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 1, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
MAY 16, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
NOVEMBER 17, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
  Dear readers,   Have you developed a form or tool t
DECEMBER 5, 2014
RESIDENCY
  Have you developed a form or tool that has made your job as a residency coordina
NOVEMBER 14, 2014
RESIDENCY
  Have you developed a form or tool that has made your job as a residency coordina
OCTOBER 24, 2014
RESIDENCY
SEPTEMBER 3, 2015
NURSING
JANUARY 19, 2018
RESIDENCY
It’s the beginning of the New Year, and if you’re like most people, you’re wond
JANUARY 5, 2017
SAFETY
APRIL 12, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JULY 16, 2015
SAFETY
JULY 12, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Experts say you should have a plan in place and practice it. Consider this your guide for traini
JANUARY 1, 2018
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
AUGUST 14, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 5, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 1, 2019
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
FEBRUARY 24, 2016
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
You ask: Once our agency makes enough improvements to move on to a different PIP, what advice do
MARCH 22, 2019
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MAY 23, 2014
RESIDENCY
Typically, when we see that a device is loose or breaking, we automatically think “that sho
DECEMBER 7, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 15, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
OCTOBER 6, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 25, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Hospital infection control experts give you tips on how to improve compliance and staff awareness
JANUARY 12, 2017
SAFETY
Infection control experts give you tips on how to improve compliance and staff awareness
FEBRUARY 23, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
SEPTEMBER 26, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Highlight the zip codes where employees live so you can have a handy reference of where staff is
NOVEMBER 1, 2018
SAFETY
Highlight the zip codes where employees live so you can have a handy reference of where staff is
NOVEMBER 1, 2018
SAFETY
JUNE 16, 2015
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
  Shared data means shared responsibility. If you share PHI with another
JULY 28, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 1, 2018
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
SEPTEMBER 11, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 1, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
by Roy Edroso and Josh Poltilove As you might expect now that Democrats have tak
JANUARY 4, 2019
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Preventing it before it begins and taking action when it does Sexual harassment always
APRIL 1, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
When people think about sexual harassment in medical settings, what often comes to mind is the st
SEPTEMBER 5, 2018
RESIDENCY
NOVEMBER 10, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
By Carol Ebert, RN, BSN, MA, CHES, CWP If you are about to retire or are
MAY 7, 2015
NURSING
If you’re the type of person that obsessively refreshes your Facebook timeline, posts real-
JUNE 3, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
To wrap up Nurses’ Week, we want to know what you think about Strategies for Nurse Manage
MAY 12, 2016
NURSING
JULY 24, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
MARCH 1, 2019
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
MARCH 1, 2019
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
AUGUST 7, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
JUNE 19, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
SEPTEMBER 1, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
by Josh Poltilove Request government communications cards that will prioritize you
MAY 22, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
This instructor worksheet from Critical Thinking in the Emergency Department, Second Edition will
JUNE 22, 2017
NURSING
FEBRUARY 1, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
“Hey, it’s Phil, we’re having a problem processing your paycheck. I need you to
JULY 27, 2018
RESIDENCY
FEBRUARY 21, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
JUNE 8, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
FEBRUARY 11, 2015
JUSTCODING
AUGUST 20, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
AUGUST 29, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
OCTOBER 24, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
OCTOBER 16, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
  Dear readers, You’ll notice this week’s edition
SEPTEMBER 4, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
JULY 9, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
JULY 30, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
NOVEMBER 6, 2015
RESIDENCY
"Most health care systems promote a patient-centered approach, but I think what's lacking is
NOVEMBER 29, 2018
RESIDENCY
Thank you to everyone who has already taken our annual coordinator salary survey. If you haven&r
MARCH 18, 2016
RESIDENCY
You can never conduct too many chart audits. However, there are certain time points when you shou
APRIL 4, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Think about the last time you took vacation. How many tasks, emails, and evaluations languished
MARCH 8, 2019
RESIDENCY
JUNE 23, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 23, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 1, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
JUNE 16, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 16, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 25, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 9, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
APRIL 9, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
AUGUST 14, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 10, 2015
JUSTCODING
DECEMBER 20, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Are you taking full advantage of your ACDIS membership? For those of you who might not be sure, h
JANUARY 8, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 15, 2017
SAFETY
AUGUST 6, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
MARCH 24, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
Preventing physician burnout requires identifying the causes of it and taking action befor
MARCH 5, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
FEBRUARY 13, 2015
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
JULY 18, 2014
RESIDENCY
Q: What should you do about a tardy recertification assessment? It’s the fifth day of
MAY 3, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
FEBRUARY 27, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
By Laurie Prescott, RN- MSN, CCDS, CDIP As many of you know, working remotely has
JANUARY 28, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 17, 2017
SAFETY
MAY 26, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
OCTOBER 13, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
JULY 16, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
As you submit electronic claims for services, remember that: C
OCTOBER 30, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
JUNE 9, 2016
NURSING
DECEMBER 6, 2018
NURSING
How confident are you that your organization will be ready for ICD-10? Extreme
AUGUST 26, 2015
JUSTCODING
  CMS' updated 60-day overpayment provision may cause practical implementation challenges
APRIL 1, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
  Emphasis on shorter lengths of stay may cause identity crisis among long-term care facilities
AUGUST 3, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
  Verma says drop in improper payment rate is result of "focused effort to target root causes"
NOVEMBER 20, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
FEBRUARY 27, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JULY 17, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
MARCH 24, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
Come work for us
JANUARY 6, 2009
JULY 20, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Start off on the right foot with your program director by learning about him or her. If you have
NOVEMBER 8, 2013
RESIDENCY
SEPTEMBER 11, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
SEPTEMBER 25, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
OCTOBER 3, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
OCTOBER 9, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
OCTOBER 24, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
NOVEMBER 7, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
OCTOBER 31, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
OCTOBER 17, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
If you’re in charge of emergency management at your facility, you’ve probably done a
MARCH 5, 2015
SAFETY
Dear readers, Have you already had your second CLER visit? How was it compared to
MAY 1, 2015
RESIDENCY
SEPTEMBER 22, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 19, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 4, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 14, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
How would we code a trip and fall over a cat in ICD-10? You wou
OCTOBER 16, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
You hear it all the time: Practice now for the situations that require your staff to deal with an
JANUARY 7, 2016
SAFETY
FEBRUARY 7, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
APRIL 14, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
FEBRUARY 1, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
AUGUST 25, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
APRIL 27, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 21, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
JUNE 25, 2014
JUSTCODING
  Review your performance data before July 1!
JUNE 29, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
MARCH 17, 2018
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By now I suspect that you’re probably seen/heard that the survey results for the first half
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JULY 20, 2018
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When do you think the ICD-10 implementation date should be? October 1, 2014
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Without the delay announced in April, do you think your organization would have been ready for IC
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If your hospital is like many out there, you might think you have a pretty solid smoking policy i
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If you haven’t visited the Credentialing Resource Center website recently, you missed last
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When you have a patient that is therapy only (PT and OT) and the RN performs a NBO visit
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LONG-TERM CARE
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MARCH 17, 2016
SAFETY
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JUNE 21, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
All cause hospital-wide readmissions can be a major headache for hospitals. So Health
FEBRUARY 24, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
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AUGUST 26, 2015
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I think we can agree that things in the safety world are moving along at a pretty good clip, part
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It's December. And that means gift-giving. What should you want for presents this
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