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  Spinal fusion is a procedure to join, or fuse, two or more vertebrae. The surgeo
AUGUST 27, 2014
JUSTCODING
AUGUST 6, 2014
JUSTCODING
A new CPT® code for arthrodesis, a joint fusion technique to relieve pain,
FEBRUARY 13, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JULY 16, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
This week’s note from the instructor is written by Kimberly Anderwood H
APRIL 21, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
A lawsuit filed in Sacramento. California, alleges physicians used bogus hardware in spinal surg
JULY 11, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
  Q: I am auditing a note for a fusion. The note lacks detail, therefore
MARCH 5, 2014
JUSTCODING
MAY 5, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 28, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 12, 2014
JUSTCODING
MAY 5, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
DECEMBER 18, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
While CMS’ new payment rule bundling hip and knee replacement surgeries may have sparked so
DECEMBER 15, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
DECEMBER 16, 2015
JUSTCODING
OCTOBER 29, 2014
JUSTCODING
AUGUST 26, 2015
JUSTCODING
FEBRUARY 11, 2015
JUSTCODING
Continue to code a pressure ulcer treated with a skin graft as a pressure ulcer that’s unst
DECEMBER 29, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
  An elderly patient comes into the ED with a hip fracture. Is the fracture trauma
JULY 30, 2014
JUSTCODING
The femur, or thigh bone, is the longest bone in the body. The lower end joins with the ti
APRIL 25, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 2, 2014
JUSTCODING
MAY 26, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
AUGUST 24, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
This week’s note from the instructor is written by Kimberly Anderwood Hoy Bake
AUGUST 12, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
JULY 9, 2014
JUSTCODING
by Angela Childers The rehospitalization rate for coronary artery bypass graft (C
SEPTEMBER 25, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
AUGUST 11, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
  Restorative care for residents after hip surgery
OCTOBER 1, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
FEBRUARY 25, 2015
JUSTCODING
We can choose from 31 root operations in the ICD-10-PCS Medical and Surgical section, but biopsy
FEBRUARY 2, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Last week, CMS issued a proposed rule to bundle hospital payments for services related to hip and
JULY 13, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MARCH 5, 2014
JUSTCODING
On November 16, CMS released a final rule that bundles acute care payments for knee and hip repla
DECEMBER 8, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
APRIL 2, 2014
JUSTCODING
This week’s note from the instructor is written by Judith Kares, JD
MAY 20, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
  This week’s note from the instructor is written by Judith Kar
MAY 20, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
DECEMBER 29, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
When coders hear the term bypass, they may think first of a coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) p
DECEMBER 3, 2014
JUSTCODING
SEPTEMBER 22, 2015
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) procedures are not the only ones coders will report using the
FEBRUARY 11, 2015
JUSTCODING
APRIL 1, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
We’re less than three months away from ICD-10 implementation, so you need to give your surg
JULY 20, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 6, 2015
JUSTCODING
AUGUST 18, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 6, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
DECEMBER 7, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
FEBRUARY 5, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
APRIL 11, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
DECEMBER 15, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 22, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JULY 28, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Readmissions related to elective knee and hip replacements dropped between 2009 and 2013, accordi
DECEMBER 1, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 20, 2014
JUSTCODING
FEBRUARY 27, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Healthcare reimbursement is increasingly moving from a quantity-based system to a quality-
JULY 30, 2014
JUSTCODING
JULY 7, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Knowing the bones of the feet, and ensuring they're being properly documented by providers
JULY 11, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 20, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
SEPTEMBER 22, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
What is the correct ICD-10-PCS code for Transfusion of autologous bone marrow into a peripheral
NOVEMBER 4, 2015
JUSTCODING
MAY 20, 2014
ACCREDITATION PARENT
SEPTEMBER 26, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
A study of nearly 200 hip and knee arthroplasty surgeries found that on average the doors to the
NOVEMBER 19, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
AUGUST 1, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
SEPTEMBER 21, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
OCTOBER 13, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 28, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 6, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 23, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
JANUARY 4, 2019
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Editor’s note: This week’s Inside Story was adapted from one of HCPro’s bes
NOVEMBER 23, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JUNE 19, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 27, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Measure a wound from inside edge to inside edge to correctly document wound size, and ensure that
MAY 3, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JANUARY 27, 2017
RESIDENCY
Last year was a big one in healthcare. From tangles with the Ebola virus that revealed weaknesses
FEBRUARY 3, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
MARCH 25, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
JUNE 2, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
The following is an excerpt from HCPro’s new book,
NOVEMBER 21, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Q: A patient is discharged from the skilled nursing facility (SNF) on day 24 and sent hom
DECEMBER 21, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
This week’s note from the instructor is written by Judith L. Kares,
MARCH 24, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
by Sharme Brodie, RN, CCDS We're months away from the implementation of ICD-10-C
AUGUST 25, 2015
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
FEBRUARY 1, 2019
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
FEBRUARY 4, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
This article is an excerpt from
DECEMBER 15, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
MARCH 13, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
FEBRUARY 17, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
MARCH 28, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 28, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MARCH 1, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
MARCH 27, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
By Megan Batty Editor's note: The following is an article from
OCTOBER 27, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Beneficiary enrollment in Medicare Advantage plans is on the rise, increasing from 5.3 million in
SEPTEMBER 7, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
JANUARY 4, 2019
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MARCH 6, 2019
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
SEPTEMBER 19, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
SEPTEMBER 17, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
OCTOBER 4, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MARCH 24, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
DECEMBER 29, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
OCTOBER 1, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
OCTOBER 24, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
SEPTEMBER 1, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 17, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 30, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 27, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 24, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
JULY 28, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Surveyors from CMS and The Joint Commission are taking an interest in dialysis compliance. That m
OCTOBER 1, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Surveyors from CMS and The Joint Commission are taking an interest in dialysis compliance. That m
NOVEMBER 1, 2018
SAFETY
DECEMBER 14, 2015
ACCREDITATION PARENT
SEPTEMBER 15, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
SEPTEMBER 1, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
This week’s note from the instructor is written by Judith L. Kares,
JUNE 2, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
A new study published by a team of researchers from the University of Iowa outlines some of the o
DECEMBER 1, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
MARCH 24, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 15, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 18, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Editor’s note: The following is reprinted with permission from
OCTOBER 12, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
MARCH 3, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
FEBRUARY 17, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
NOVEMBER 11, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
JANUARY 5, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Editor’s note: The following is an edited Q&A from the Association
JULY 1, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
SEPTEMBER 29, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MAY 25, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
JUNE 1, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
FEBRUARY 16, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 10, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
Editor’s note: This Q&A was taken from the 2016 American Society for H
JANUARY 1, 2018
SAFETY
OCTOBER 6, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
FEBRUARY 1, 2015
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
AUGUST 30, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
DECEMBER 21, 2016
NURSING
Editor’s note: This week’s The Inside Story was adapted from one of HCPro&
AUGUST 24, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JUNE 20, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JUNE 2, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 27, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
MARCH 9, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JANUARY 1, 2011
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 31, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
OCTOBER 1, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
MAY 17, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
OCTOBER 27, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 1, 2010
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 1, 2019
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
MAY 30, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 1, 2018
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
  Protecting Residents from Identify Theft
NOVEMBER 22, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
  Question from your peers
AUGUST 24, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
  Q&A from Biller's Talk
OCTOBER 26, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
  Featured question from Biller's Talk
NOVEMBER 16, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
JANUARY 26, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
  Membership Update: Sample Queries available from June 10 webinar
JUNE 19, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
  How SNF diagnosis coding differs from other healthcare settings
AUGUST 28, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
  Note from the Instructor: Overview of the four parts of Medicare, Part I
SEPTEMBER 22, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
  Notes from the CMS LTC/SNF Open Door Forum
APRIL 29, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
  Excerpts from the final rule: What's changing?
NOVEMBER 11, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
  Survey preparation: How self-audit practices come from QAPI
SEPTEMBER 15, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
  SNFs Seek Relief from Three-Day Hospital Stay Requirement
NOVEMBER 3, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
  Q&A from Biller’s Talk
NOVEMBER 20, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
  Healthcare winners and losers from election night 2018
NOVEMBER 9, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
  Using GEM files accurately: How to convert data from ICD-9 to ICD-10
SEPTEMBER 18, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
  Note from the instructor: More good news regarding expanded preventive services
MARCH 8, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
  SNF outlook, REITs, and Kindred: Where do we go from here?
JUNE 14, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
  Accounting for Medicare A coinsurance from Medicaid or Managed Medicaid bad debt
AUGUST 2, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
  CMS reduces reimbursement by 13% for non-emergency BLS ambulance transports to and from renal
APRIL 20, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
  SNFs found to be out of compliance with QRP requirements will receive letter from CMS
JULY 13, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
  Biller's talk Q&A: Questions, concerns, and solutions from your peers
AUGUST 24, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
  These 7 readmission risks could prevent you from receiving SNF VBP incentive payments
NOVEMBER 2, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
An excerpt from
AUGUST 11, 2016
NURSING
Revenues from Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General audits a
MAY 30, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
AUGUST 26, 2016
RESIDENCY
OCTOBER 7, 2015
JUSTCODING
OCTOBER 21, 2015
JUSTCODING
OCTOBER 21, 2015
JUSTCODING
NOVEMBER 4, 2015
JUSTCODING
Hospital Billing From A to Z is a comprehensive, user-friendly guide to hospital billing r
APRIL 14, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
On May 13, the OIG posted a video regarding a podiatrist from Missouri who admitted to defraudi
JUNE 2, 2015
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Physician Practice Billing From A to Z is a comprehensive, user-friendly guide to billin
DECEMBER 15, 2015
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
For home health patients, may we accept orders for labs from a physician assistant (PA) w
FEBRUARY 3, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
FEBRUARY 24, 2016
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
MAY 11, 2017
NURSING
JULY 16, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
First off, just wanted to wrap up on the missives coming forth from our compadres at The Joint Co
MAY 19, 2016
SAFETY
APRIL 2, 2015
SAFETY
Los Angeles police shot and wounded a man who had escaped from custody during an examination Sept
SEPTEMBER 29, 2016
SAFETY
JANUARY 27, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
Q: Can we accept orders from a physician’s secretary or office nurse
JUNE 3, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
AUGUST 27, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
Police on September 7 captured a prisoner who escaped custody from a Wilmington, Ohio, hospital t
SEPTEMBER 8, 2016
SAFETY
New research from the CDC offers additional insight into growing concern about antibiotic
MAY 7, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Stroke rates and death from strokes are falling, according to a study in the Journal of th
JULY 17, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
JULY 30, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
A fast-moving wildfire forced the evacuation of at least 40 patients from a long-term care hospit
AUGUST 7, 2014
SAFETY
AUGUST 13, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
A man who threatened to jump from a Miami hospital parking garage Sept. 26 is safe, according to
OCTOBER 2, 2014
SAFETY
  Researchers from Michigan State University found that up to 20% of medical stude
SEPTEMBER 5, 2014
RESIDENCY
JANUARY 20, 2016
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Check out this free tool from the Shared Governance Training Program! Click the
NOVEMBER 3, 2016
NURSING
Download this complimentary excerpt from The Charge Nurse Leader Handbook! Book Exce
DECEMBER 1, 2016
NURSING
This tool for reflection can help you learn from mistakes and guide your thoughts toward positive
APRIL 20, 2017
NURSING
This free tool from The Nurse Managers’ Legal Companion will help you make the bes
SEPTEMBER 21, 2017
NURSING
You note that your agency is considering shifting away from a pay-per visit model for clinicians
JANUARY 16, 2019
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
NOVEMBER 26, 2013
ACCREDITATION PARENT
NOVEMBER 19, 2013
ACCREDITATION PARENT
“We have electronic records at our clinic, but the hospital, which I can see from my windo
MAY 27, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
CMS announced it has extended its enforcement delay of the 2-midnight rule from September 30 to J
SEPTEMBER 1, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
MARCH 28, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
JANUARY 8, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
A new study from the CDC reveals that about 29,000 deaths were associated with the Clostridium
MARCH 4, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
A September 2014 report from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) Office of In
FEBRUARY 12, 2015
SAFETY
The way forward for high-quality and affordable patient care might come from the past.
JUNE 16, 2016
NURSING
JUNE 12, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
JANUARY 24, 2019
RESIDENCY
SEPTEMBER 20, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
MARCH 6, 2015
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
JANUARY 14, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt from
AUGUST 3, 2018
RESIDENCY
NOVEMBER 7, 2013
MEDICAL STAFF
This week’s note from the instructor is written by Judith Kares, JD, regulatory s
NOVEMBER 19, 2013
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
A report from researchers at Kaiser Permanente Northern California found that as many as one in t
MAY 20, 2014
ACCREDITATION PARENT
JUNE 20, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
AUGUST 12, 2014
ACCREDITATION PARENT
OCTOBER 1, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
OCTOBER 3, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
Fire from a cutting torch is apparently to blame for a small fire that caused a smoke condition i
NOVEMBER 6, 2014
SAFETY
NOVEMBER 5, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
AUGUST 29, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
APRIL 21, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
A petition from the University of Texas to the U.S. Supreme Court seeking a refund of $11
APRIL 10, 2015
RESIDENCY
MARCH 31, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
MARCH 24, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
MARCH 11, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
FEBRUARY 27, 2015
RESIDENCY
FEBRUARY 4, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
FEBRUARY 3, 2015
ACCREDITATION PARENT
MAY 5, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
DECEMBER 11, 2015
RESIDENCY
More than 251,000 people die every year from medical errors, according to a new study pub
MAY 5, 2016
MEDICAL STAFF
A physician has been charged with stealing more than $175,000 worth of equipment from two hospita
MAY 6, 2016
RESIDENCY
 Can a discharge planner pull information from a patient’s record and document
MAY 17, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Dear readers, We’re still looking for testimonials from
JULY 29, 2016
RESIDENCY
A Houston hospital was placed on lockdown September 19 after shots rang out from three SUVs outsi
SEPTEMBER 22, 2016
SAFETY
MAY 19, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
NOVEMBER 15, 2013
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
FEBRUARY 17, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
MAY 8, 2015
RESIDENCY
JULY 16, 2015
NURSING
OCTOBER 6, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
OCTOBER 9, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
NOVEMBER 3, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 24, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
DECEMBER 10, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
DECEMBER 11, 2015
RESIDENCY
We get a lot of questions and reader comments from folks just like you looking for answers to eve
AUGUST 31, 2016
SAFETY
The average physician signing bonus paid in 2016 is up slightly from 2015, according to healthcar
FEBRUARY 24, 2017
RESIDENCY
FEBRUARY 10, 2017
RESIDENCY
Graduation from residency is the culmination of a resident’s transformation from medical s
JUNE 9, 2017
RESIDENCY
OCTOBER 31, 2018
RESIDENCY
Yes, it can be omitted from the plan of care. This could apply for social work, therapy, nursing
FEBRUARY 25, 2019
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
This week’s note from the instructor is written by Kimberly Anderwood H
SEPTEMBER 23, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
NOVEMBER 15, 2013
RESIDENCY
MARCH 10, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 14, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 21, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
MAY 12, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
OCTOBER 1, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
SEPTEMBER 26, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
OCTOBER 31, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
A revised position statement from the American Nurses Association calls for stronger collaboratio
MARCH 20, 2015
NURSING
MARCH 20, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
CMS removed two add-on procedure codes from the inpatient-only list in the 2015 OPPS final
JANUARY 30, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 11, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 28, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
I learn from every book I work on, but this latest one on accountability strategies really hit ho
JUNE 11, 2015
NURSING
A nursing home that unexpectedly shut its doors in May is now facing allegations from neighbors
JUNE 22, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
A team of researchers from Clemson University is hoping to answer the question of whether it's po
OCTOBER 8, 2015
SAFETY
OCTOBER 22, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
OCTOBER 30, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 18, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Editor’s note: This week’s Inside story is from
APRIL 25, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MAY 19, 2016
NURSING
A woman walking from her car at Aultman Hospital in Canton, Ohio, was abducted and assaulted Augu
AUGUST 4, 2016
SAFETY
Dear readers, Happy holidays from all of us at HCPro and Residency Program Ins
DECEMBER 23, 2016
RESIDENCY
The Cleveland Clinic medical resident barred from reentering the United States following Presiden
FEBRUARY 10, 2017
RESIDENCY
Everyone is feeling the time crunch; this free tool from the Preceptor Program Workbook will help
MARCH 16, 2017
NURSING
If your staff is feeling stressed and burnt-out, check out these tips for teaching self-care from
APRIL 6, 2017
NURSING
This instructor worksheet from Critical Thinking in the Emergency Department, Second Edition will
JUNE 22, 2017
NURSING
NOVEMBER 2, 2017
NURSING
“By answering questions with the wrong answers, I learned from my mistakes.”
DECEMBER 8, 2017
RESIDENCY
DECEMBER 29, 2017
RESIDENCY
DECEMBER 29, 2017
RESIDENCY
Dear readers, Happy holidays from all of us at HCPro and Residency Program Insider
DECEMBER 29, 2017
RESIDENCY
This helpful tool from
DECEMBER 22, 2017
NURSING
 Using this tool from The Shared Governance Training Program, dispel myths about Sh
MARCH 29, 2018
NURSING
Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt from
MAY 11, 2018
RESIDENCY
In this full chapter excerpt from The Nurse Manager’s Guide to Recruitment and Retentio
MAY 10, 2018
NURSING
Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt from
JUNE 1, 2018
RESIDENCY
AUGUST 28, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt from
AUGUST 24, 2018
RESIDENCY
AUGUST 21, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
We're working on books for 2019 and like to hear from you. Please take this short survey and let
OCTOBER 18, 2018
SAFETY
Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt from HCPro’s book,
AUGUST 17, 2018
RESIDENCY
Residency Program Alert subscribers can now read all of the articles from the March
MARCH 29, 2019
RESIDENCY
MAY 22, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Q: Although I understand that a coder cannot code from a previous encounter’s docume
NOVEMBER 6, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
This week’s note from the instructor is written by Debbie Mackaman, RHIA, CPCO,
SEPTEMBER 15, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
SEPTEMBER 15, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 15, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Q: Over holiday, we received written hospice referral from a physician. Start of care (SO
JANUARY 18, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Designing security features into a new healthcare facility or renovated space from the beginning
FEBRUARY 11, 2016
SAFETY
FEBRUARY 24, 2016
MEDICAL STAFF
JUNE 8, 2016
MEDICAL STAFF
MARCH 16, 2017
NURSING
This week’s note from the instructor is written by Kimberly Anderwood H
OCTOBER 28, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
Editor’s note: This week’s Inside Story was adapted from one of HCPro’s bes
DECEMBER 7, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Editor’s note: This week’s Inside Story was adapted from one of HCPro’s bes
DECEMBER 14, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
SEPTEMBER 19, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
We did not obtain a verbal Certification of Terminal Illness (COTI) from the hospice medi
FEBRUARY 3, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
The Joint Commission released survey data from the first half of the year showing that the overwh
AUGUST 31, 2017
SAFETY
The 21st annual National Medical Staff Services Awareness Week is just ahead, from November 3-9.
NOVEMBER 1, 2013
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
NOVEMBER 26, 2013
ACCREDITATION PARENT
NOVEMBER 22, 2013
RESIDENCY
In 2008 the predicted cost to implement ICD-10 ranged from roughly $83,300 for a small practice
FEBRUARY 20, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
One of the recurring complaints I get from folks in the clinic safety field is that it can
APRIL 9, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
More than a dozen healthcare organizations—from AHIMA to the AHA and from 3M to Siemens&mda
MARCH 27, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 2, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
MAY 21, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
JUNE 20, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
JUNE 19, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
The safety culture varies greatly from laboratory to laboratory. Most lab employees these
JUNE 18, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
JULY 2, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
JUNE 4, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
AUGUST 6, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
AUGUST 1, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 13, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Infection control (IC) policies in the ICU vary widely from hospital to hospital, a new study sho
AUGUST 27, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Infection control (IC) policies in the ICU vary widely from hospital to hospital, a new study sho
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
AUGUST 29, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
A person visiting a family member at a Phoenix hospital died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound
SEPTEMBER 11, 2014
SAFETY
SEPTEMBER 10, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
OCTOBER 8, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
A young child from African nation of Liberia was being held in isolation at a hospital in Dover,
OCTOBER 8, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
OCTOBER 15, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
JANUARY 28, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
OCTOBER 31, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
  We hope you join us on Wednesday, July 9 from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. Eastern, when To
JUNE 19, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
  Banning handshakes from healthcare settings may help reduce spreading disease, a
JULY 3, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
What are regulators really looking for from your medical staff services department? When CMS see
AUGUST 15, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
APRIL 9, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
MARCH 11, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
With the word Ebola all but gone from the front pages, and the actual disease seemingly beaten ba
MARCH 5, 2015
SAFETY
FEBRUARY 26, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
FEBRUARY 20, 2015
RESIDENCY
Researchers find that patients who receive 80% or more of their care from nurses with baccalaurea
FEBRUARY 13, 2015
NURSING
Join the conversation Monday, February 16, from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m., as Mary Hoppa, MD, MBA, and S
FEBRUARY 13, 2015
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
FEBRUARY 12, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
FEBRUARY 6, 2015
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
FEBRUARY 4, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
FEBRUARY 3, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
The U.S. Supreme Court denied a petition from the University of Texas seeking a refund of $11 mil
MAY 1, 2015
RESIDENCY
Previous research found that about 3% of patients discharged from ERs returned within three days,
JUNE 4, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
JUNE 26, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
If a patient switches from traditional Medicare to MA, the agency will receive a partial episode
JULY 2, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
AUGUST 4, 2015
ACCREDITATION PARENT
AUGUST 12, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Police are investigating after a patient who was discharged from Memorial Hermann Hospital in Hou
SEPTEMBER 3, 2015
SAFETY
AUGUST 28, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 1, 2015
ACCREDITATION PARENT
We have a patient who received homecare services in Florida from January 2 until April 1
AUGUST 18, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
SEPTEMBER 17, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
SEPTEMBER 15, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
OCTOBER 2, 2015
RESIDENCY
OCTOBER 13, 2015
ACCREDITATION PARENT
NOVEMBER 3, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 6, 2015
RESIDENCY
NOVEMBER 20, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
An analysis of more than a million surgeries performed from 2008 to 2013 found that those in whic
NOVEMBER 20, 2015
RESIDENCY
NOVEMBER 13, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
DECEMBER 10, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Coordinators are interested in pursuing certification but may not also receive support from their
JANUARY 8, 2016
RESIDENCY
As you know, from time to time, I ask you for your input on books that the safety market at HCPro
JANUARY 14, 2016
SAFETY
Very much a quick peek this week at more of the latest offerings from our friends in Chicago as t
JANUARY 21, 2016
SAFETY
FEBRUARY 17, 2016
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
APRIL 14, 2016
MEDICAL STAFF
APRIL 7, 2016
MEDICAL STAFF
APRIL 29, 2016
RESIDENCY
Firefighters were called to a fire at a Baltimore hospital April 27, according to a report from W
APRIL 28, 2016
SAFETY
AUGUST 19, 2016
RESIDENCY
SEPTEMBER 2, 2016
RESIDENCY
Liz Benson and Linda C. Goodman, nurse educators from the College of Southern Maryland, were awar
SEPTEMBER 15, 2016
NURSING
The following is an excerpt from
OCTOBER 24, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
DECEMBER 13, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
The exemption form for being exempt from submitted CAHPS data due to small size is due by Decembe
NOVEMBER 28, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Editor’s note: The following is an excerpt from
DECEMBER 12, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Check out excerpts from our newest nursing books:
JANUARY 12, 2017
NURSING
MARCH 13, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JULY 17, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
AUGUST 28, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
OCTOBER 17, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JULY 19, 2018
RESIDENCY
Yes. All info has to start over again. from Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC) CGS: “
OCTOBER 19, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Q: Is there a mandated plan from CMS to complete PPS assessments on managed ca
MAY 9, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
AUGUST 7, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
APRIL 21, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
APRIL 13, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
This morning, some of you may have received an issue of Hospital Safety Insider from last
APRIL 2, 2015
SAFETY
MARCH 20, 2015
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
What is the correct ICD-10-PCS code for excision of malignant melanoma from the skin of the right
FEBRUARY 25, 2015
JUSTCODING
FEBRUARY 24, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
FEBRUARY 6, 2015
RESIDENCY
MAY 5, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
JULY 6, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
“The confluence of major issues facing the system, from a shrinking pool of physicians, mor
AUGUST 14, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
AUGUST 11, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 15, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 30, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
NOVEMBER 4, 2015
JUSTCODING
OCTOBER 23, 2015
RESIDENCY
The Joint Commission seeks comments from healthcare facilities about a proposed standard that wou
NOVEMBER 24, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Q: Can you code strictly from emergency room (ER) documentation? Can you code from test re
DECEMBER 10, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
The path to good care and patient satisfaction may come from ensuring patient involvement. Expert
DECEMBER 8, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
“It’s truly unfortunate when government mandates turn technology from an aid into a h
DECEMBER 17, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
From a compliance standpoint for face-to-face and certification signatures, the following can be
DECEMBER 17, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
“Most people don’t want to say ‘I suffer from depression’ because there&r
DECEMBER 31, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
JANUARY 8, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
This week’s Inside story is excerpted from “Amputation: Understanding Bar
JANUARY 25, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Dear readers, Results from a study looking at increased duty hours were recently
FEBRUARY 5, 2016
RESIDENCY
Editor's note: The following is an excerpt from the HCPro book Staff Training and Su
NOVEMBER 10, 2015
ACCREDITATION PARENT
FEBRUARY 26, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
MAY 27, 2016
RESIDENCY
JUNE 8, 2016
MEDICAL STAFF
JUNE 7, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
By utilizing the information documented in the record, coders can report the BMI from a dietitian
JUNE 28, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
If you’re involved with educating nurses, we want to hear from you! We’d love to hea
JUNE 30, 2016
NURSING
SEPTEMBER 15, 2016
NURSING
The following is an excerpt from our new book,
SEPTEMBER 30, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
SEPTEMBER 29, 2016
NURSING
Looking for feedback from new hires about your orientation program? The Essential Handbook for N
JANUARY 26, 2017
NURSING
APRIL 13, 2017
NURSING
The idea of interprofessional competencies has been transformed from a buzzword to a fundamental
JUNE 29, 2017
NURSING
MAY 11, 2017
NURSING
Find out what's happening in GME by reviewing a few recent residency headlines from across the co
AUGUST 25, 2017
RESIDENCY
Nurses are coming from around the country to aid hurricane relief efforts in Texas.
AUGUST 31, 2017
NURSING
While most people were running away from Hurricane Harvey, a team of nurses from the Christus St.
SEPTEMBER 21, 2017
NURSING
Quality improvement is not something that coordinators think about very much, aside from keeping
OCTOBER 6, 2017
RESIDENCY
HCPro’s residency team will hold a focus group on Wednesday, December 20, from 1-2 ET. We a
DECEMBER 8, 2017
RESIDENCY
“Residents feel so many pressures from residency … Having a positive, enthusiastic,
MARCH 23, 2018
RESIDENCY
We have always wondered about redefining modern teaching sessions by taking inspiration from the
APRIL 12, 2018
RESIDENCY
A new set of tools was released last week to help protect patients from safety risks caused by he
APRIL 12, 2018
NURSING
Boston Children’s Hospital was threatened with termination from Medicare last year after th
MAY 29, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
FEBRUARY 3, 2017
RESIDENCY
  We're working on books for 2019 and like to hear from you. Please take this short survey a
OCTOBER 2, 2018
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt from
SEPTEMBER 14, 2018
RESIDENCY
Residency Program Alert subscribers can now read all of the articles from the Octob
OCTOBER 26, 2018
RESIDENCY
SEPTEMBER 1, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
NOVEMBER 29, 2018
NURSING
JANUARY 4, 2019
RESIDENCY
JUNE 27, 2019
ACCREDITATION PARENT
APRIL 12, 2019
RESIDENCY
NOVEMBER 15, 2013
LONG-TERM CARE
NOVEMBER 15, 2013
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
MARCH 14, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
APRIL 23, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
The deaths of at least four children from a flesh-eating infection contracted from imprope
APRIL 30, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
The program director should use information and evaluations collected from attending physicians,
APRIL 25, 2014
RESIDENCY
JUNE 4, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
JULY 21, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
The ease of copy-and-paste and lack of guidance from CMS regarding electronic health records (EHR
JULY 18, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 25, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 12, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
In an attempt to keep Ebola patients from reaching the U.S., the CDC has issued a new warning to
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
OCTOBER 22, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
The transition from paper-based records and systems in healthcare to electronic health records (E
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
SEPTEMBER 12, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
JULY 30, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
APRIL 17, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 16, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Tips from the March issue of Briefings on HIPAA: As health information tech
MARCH 16, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 4, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
FEBRUARY 20, 2015
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
FEBRUARY 2, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 17, 2015
RESIDENCY
APRIL 14, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Q: What do we do if a patient has been snatched away from us?
JUNE 3, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
As The Joint Commission shifted to a more integrated survey, many hospitals moved away from the c
JULY 28, 2015
ACCREDITATION PARENT
AUGUST 10, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 9, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
NOVEMBER 24, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 23, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JANUARY 4, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JANUARY 6, 2016
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
JANUARY 18, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
FEBRUARY 4, 2016
SAFETY
One of the recurring themes from my childhood was the not-infrequent exhortation from my mother:
APRIL 21, 2016
SAFETY
Editor’s note: This week’s Inside story is from
APRIL 15, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MAY 6, 2016
RESIDENCY
APRIL 30, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
APRIL 21, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Editor’s note: This week’s Insider’s scoop/Inside story is from
MAY 9, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Editor’s note: This week’s Insider’s scoop is from The Home Health Gui
MAY 2, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Orlando (Florida) Regional Medical Center (ORMC) received 44 patients from the Orlando nightclub
JUNE 16, 2016
SAFETY
JUNE 14, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
JUNE 16, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
AUGUST 9, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
AUGUST 23, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
The use of restraints to prevent patients from hurting themselves or disrupting medical equipment
SEPTEMBER 8, 2016
NURSING
Editor’s note: The following is an excerpt from HCPro’s The PPE Handbook for
DECEMBER 29, 2016
SAFETY
JANUARY 6, 2017
RESIDENCY
That’s hard to say because it’s going to vary from agency to agency. What I would say
MARCH 17, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
MAY 16, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
DECEMBER 1, 2017
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
JANUARY 8, 2018
RESIDENCY
Documentation from the non-physician practitioner (NPP) must meet all the required elements for t
MAY 12, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt from
SEPTEMBER 21, 2018
RESIDENCY
Editor's note: In this excerpt from the HCPro book Analyzing the Hospital Life Safety Survey,
JULY 1, 2018
SAFETY
JANUARY 8, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 10, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
AUGUST 20, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Q: Can you code strictly from emergency department (ED) documentation? Can you code from tes
DECEMBER 16, 2015
JUSTCODING
APRIL 14, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 28, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
The following is an excerpt from Homecare DIRECTION. Become a
OCTOBER 31, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Samples from a poultry farm in Alabama are being studied by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (U
MARCH 16, 2017
SAFETY
More small practices can quality for exclusions from the Quality Payment Program (QPP), claim har
JUNE 26, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
DECEMBER 30, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
This week’s note from the instructor is written by Kimberly Anderwood Hoy Baker, JD,
JULY 8, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
FEBRUARY 1, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
FEBRUARY 4, 2016
SAFETY
AUGUST 15, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Editor’s note: This article was adapted from
JULY 30, 2018
RESIDENCY
This week’s note from the instructor is written by Debbie Mackaman, RHIA, CPCO, r
JULY 1, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
This week’s note from the instructor is written by Kimberly Ande
JUNE 9, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
This week’s note from the instructor is written by Debbie Mackaman, RHIA, CPCO,
AUGUST 25, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
A new survey from Merritt Hawkins shows that while more physicians are joining practices owned by
JANUARY 27, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Editor’s note: This Q&A was taken from the 2017 ASHE webi
FEBRUARY 1, 2018
SAFETY
JUNE 4, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
HealthLeaders Media has released the first in a series of four Impact Analysis reports from the i
NOVEMBER 23, 2011
FEBRUARY 1, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
DECEMBER 28, 2015
ACCREDITATION PARENT
FEBRUARY 7, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
This is an excerpt from the May issue of Briefings on Accreditation and Quality.
APRIL 12, 2018
NURSING
Just a couple of brief items to close things out (I’m going to give you folks a break from
DECEMBER 20, 2018
SAFETY
JANUARY 1, 2019
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
NOVEMBER 4, 2013
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 21, 2013
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
A review of Medicare CT scan claims from July 2011 to June 2012 found that 16% claims had
APRIL 30, 2014
JUSTCODING
Recovery Auditors found that 16% of Medicare CT scan claims from July 2011 to June 2012 ha
MAY 9, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
National Nurses Week is celebrated annually from May 6, also known as National Nurses Day, throug
MAY 8, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 20, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
JULY 17, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 1, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 14, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 13, 2014
RESIDENCY
A recent ruling from the Ca
AUGUST 18, 2014
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
AUGUST 15, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
FEBRUARY 24, 2015
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
FEBRUARY 23, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
By Steven Andrews   The latest guidance from CMS on modifier
FEBRUARY 20, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 9, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Providers may be surprised at the information that can be easily downloaded about them from the
JUNE 16, 2015
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
AUGUST 24, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
SEPTEMBER 16, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
DECEMBER 18, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
DECEMBER 21, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 9, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
AUGUST 23, 2016
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Low reimbursement may deter physicians from fully embracing telehealth services, according to a s
SEPTEMBER 20, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Editor’s note: The following is an excerpt from the 2015 HCPro book, Lab Safety Tr
FEBRUARY 27, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
OCTOBER 26, 2017
NURSING
NOVEMBER 9, 2017
NURSING
Industry stakeholders seek clarity from CMS about draft interpretive guidelines.
NOVEMBER 27, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Editor’s note: This article was adapted from
JANUARY 26, 2018
RESIDENCY
Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt from
MARCH 23, 2018
RESIDENCY
JUNE 4, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
OCTOBER 31, 2018
QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
NOVEMBER 5, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
NOVEMBER 25, 2013
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 2, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
This week’s note from the instructor is written by Debbie Mackaman, RHIA, CHCO
APRIL 8, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
APRIL 10, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
A new study shows 5 million people suffer from the Alzheimer’s disease or some form of it,
MARCH 28, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
Q:    If a beneficiary changes from one Medicare Advantage plan to another,
APRIL 25, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
Nursing homes and other healthcare providers face reduced reimbursements from government p
MAY 2, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
MAY 9, 2014
RESIDENCY
MAY 8, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
MAY 16, 2014
RESIDENCY
MAY 23, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
The ACGME is seeking submissions from individuals who want to present sessions at its 2015 Annual
MAY 16, 2014
RESIDENCY
Imagine: At some point in the future, MD and DO residency information will come from a single so
AUGUST 1, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
Upcoming products from HCPro include the following two topics: ·Lon
AUGUST 14, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
SEPTEMBER 9, 2014
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Hospitals are permitted to define what medication information is necessary to be obtained from th
SEPTEMBER 23, 2014
ACCREDITATION PARENT
OCTOBER 2, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
OCTOBER 9, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
OCTOBER 17, 2014
RESIDENCY
OCTOBER 28, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Almost 20% of nursing home residents experience mistreatment from a fellow resident in a g
NOVEMBER 7, 2014
LONG-TERM CARE
NOVEMBER 6, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 6, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
DECEMBER 19, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
  “From the moment we choose to embark on this path, doctors-in-training are
NOVEMBER 14, 2014
RESIDENCY
JUNE 20, 2014
RESIDENCY
SEPTEMBER 5, 2014
RESIDENCY
SEPTEMBER 26, 2014
RESIDENCY
AUGUST 28, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
A new report from the U.S. Census Bureau shows that the nation’s older population is expect
JULY 14, 2014
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
APRIL 10, 2015
RESIDENCY
From defining goals, clarifying roles, and understanding the necessary knowledge and skill
MARCH 31, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
This week’s note from the instructor is written by Kimberly Anderwood H
MARCH 31, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
MARCH 13, 2015
NURSING
If you purchase multiple broadcast events from HCPro, you can save thousands of dollars wh
MARCH 10, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
MARCH 9, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
According to a press release from February 25, 2015, members of the American Health Care A
MARCH 6, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
The latest guidance from CMS on modifier -59 (distinct procedural service)
FEBRUARY 24, 2015
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
FEBRUARY 20, 2015
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
FEBRUARY 19, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
From defining goals, clarifying roles, and understanding the necessary knowledge and skill
FEBRUARY 17, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
FEBRUARY 13, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
  Dear readers,   We’re just a month out from t
FEBRUARY 12, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
What is the correct ICD-10-PCS code for excision of malignant melanoma from the skin of the right
FEBRUARY 11, 2015
JUSTCODING
The sky's no longer the limit! If you purchase multiple broadcast events from HCPro, you c
FEBRUARY 10, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
This week’s note from the instructor is written by Judith L. Kares, JD,
FEBRUARY 10, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
Nursing peer review committees operating in good faith are protected from incurring civil liabili
APRIL 17, 2015
NURSING
The sky's no longer the limit! If you purchase multiple broadcast events from HCPro, you c
MAY 5, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
MAY 5, 2015
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
MAY 5, 2015
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
JUNE 5, 2015
RESIDENCY
JUNE 5, 2015
RESIDENCY
JUNE 4, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
MAY 29, 2015
RESIDENCY
JUNE 29, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
“Our goal from the get-go has been to turn people on to primary care, and to turn the ship
JUNE 25, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
JULY 7, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
JULY 16, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
JULY 8, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
JULY 1, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 6, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
“Charting is bad enough, but I see nothing beneficial from having me sit at the desk and tr
AUGUST 6, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
AUGUST 5, 2015
JUSTCODING
AUGUST 4, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
According to a study published in Academic Medicine that surveyed more than 1,300 students from 2
AUGUST 14, 2015
RESIDENCY
AUGUST 7, 2015
RESIDENCY
AUGUST 25, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 14, 2015
RESIDENCY
AUGUST 21, 2015
RESIDENCY
AUGUST 20, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
SEPTEMBER 17, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 16, 2015
JUSTCODING
SEPTEMBER 9, 2015
JUSTCODING
OCTOBER 13, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
OCTOBER 9, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
OCTOBER 23, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
Despite pleas from more than 100 members of Congress and various healthcare stakeholders for Stag
OCTOBER 20, 2015
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
OCTOBER 16, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
NOVEMBER 6, 2015
RESIDENCY
A survey of C-suite executives from 320 hospitals nationwide identified the top challenges facing
NOVEMBER 5, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
NOVEMBER 17, 2015
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
NOVEMBER 17, 2015
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
DECEMBER 10, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
DECEMBER 10, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
DECEMBER 15, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
DECEMBER 11, 2015
RESIDENCY
DECEMBER 11, 2015
LONG-TERM CARE
DECEMBER 29, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
Editor’s note: This week’s Inside Story was adapted from HCPro’s new
DECEMBER 21, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JANUARY 12, 2016
CASE MANAGEMENT
DECEMBER 28, 2015
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JANUARY 14, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JANUARY 21, 2016
MEDICAL STAFF
JANUARY 21, 2016
MEDICAL STAFF
JANUARY 22, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
A new report from the Bipartisan Policy Center’s (BPC) Long-Term Care Initiative outlines t
FEBRUARY 5, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
“[I]t’s important to completely unplug from the practice and experience regular &lsq
FEBRUARY 18, 2016
MEDICAL STAFF
FEBRUARY 18, 2016
SAFETY
FEBRUARY 18, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 4, 2016
RESIDENCY
“When things go from bad to worse in the middle of the night in many hospitals, a resident
FEBRUARY 26, 2016
RESIDENCY
MARCH 11, 2016
LONG-TERM CARE
MARCH 10, 2016
SAFETY
MARCH 24, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 17, 2016
MEDICAL STAFF
Are you a physician leader with advice to share? If so, we want to hear from you. Medical
MARCH 24, 2016
MEDICAL STAFF
APRIL 15, 2016
RESIDENCY
APRIL 29, 2016
RESIDENCY
APRIL 28, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
by Brian Murphy, Director, ACDIS   I’m asked from t
MAY 5, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JUNE 10, 2016
RESIDENCY
JULY 22, 2016
RESIDENCY
SEPTEMBER 2, 2016
RESIDENCY
Looking for tips for communicating with your staff? Check out this free tool from
SEPTEMBER 8, 2016
NURSING
DECEMBER 29, 2016
NURSING
JANUARY 13, 2017
LONG-TERM CARE
FEBRUARY 17, 2017
RESIDENCY
FEBRUARY 10, 2017
RESIDENCY
FEBRUARY 20, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Find out what's happening in GME by reviewing a few recent residency headlines from across the co
MARCH 31, 2017
RESIDENCY
APRIL 18, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
The transition from medical school to residency is an aspect of physician training that has hist
MAY 19, 2017
RESIDENCY
MAY 18, 2017
SAFETY
MAY 12, 2017
RESIDENCY
MAY 3, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Residency Program Alert subscribers can peruse all of the online articles from the May 2
JUNE 2, 2017
RESIDENCY
JUNE 16, 2017
RESIDENCY
In the past six years, the actively licensed U.S. physician-to-population ratio increased from 27
JULY 21, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
JULY 11, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
JULY 28, 2017
RESIDENCY
AUGUST 17, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
The following is an excerpt from
SEPTEMBER 14, 2017
NURSING
Representatives from The Joint Commission, URAC, DNV-GL, the Healthcare Facilities Accreditation
NOVEMBER 7, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Editor’s note: This article was adapted from HCPro’s newest residency book,
NOVEMBER 17, 2017
RESIDENCY
DECEMBER 1, 2017
RESIDENCY
The supervisory visits need to be no less frequently than every 14 days from the date of the first h
APRIL 17, 2018
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
AUGUST 10, 2018
RESIDENCY
AUGUST 17, 2018
RESIDENCY
 “We have to accept that we cannot possibly teach everything, and we have to move from
OCTOBER 12, 2018
RESIDENCY
MARCH 5, 2019
ACCREDITATION PARENT
APRIL 1, 2019
ACCREDITATION PARENT
This week’s note from the instructor is written by Judith Kares, JD
MAY 27, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
FEBRUARY 21, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
This week’s note from the instructor is written by Judith L. Kares, JD, regulator
AUGUST 19, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
MARCH 24, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Editor’s note: The following is an excerpt from HCPro’s The PPE Handbook for
DECEMBER 29, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
The below Q&A was taken from HCPro’s live webinar show, “
FEBRUARY 23, 2018
LONG-TERM CARE
In the future, the journey from first-year medical student to primary care physician could take a
NOVEMBER 8, 2013
RESIDENCY
The theft of two password-protected laptops from a secure office at AHMC Healthcare, Inc.,
NOVEMBER 18, 2013
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Beth Payne, MAEd, C-TAGME, has seen her share of bad behavior at professional conferences, from t
FEBRUARY 21, 2014
RESIDENCY
MARCH 14, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MARCH 26, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
MARCH 17, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 11, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
APRIL 10, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
  New research from Columbia University School of Nursing and the World Health Org
MARCH 25, 2014
ACCREDITATION PARENT
An interesting study out of Canada suggests that patients released from one hospital and r
MAY 7, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
MAY 9, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
MAY 19, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
MAY 28, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) participation increased 36% from 2011 to 2012,
MAY 22, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Ask any hospital safety officer who's recently gone through a survey from The Joint Commis
MAY 22, 2014
SAFETY
MAY 21, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
JUNE 11, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
From meeting with applicants for pre-interview-day dinners to helping to host tours, resid
JUNE 6, 2014
RESIDENCY
JUNE 27, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
JUNE 27, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
A psychiatric hospital in Boston is under fire from government investigators after a patie
JUNE 25, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
After watching hospitals in New Orleans flounder in the wake of flooding from Hurricane Ka
JUNE 19, 2014
SAFETY
AUGUST 1, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 14, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
AUGUST 20, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
This week’s note from the instructor is written by Kimberly Anderwood H
SEPTEMBER 2, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
SEPTEMBER 9, 2014
ACCREDITATION PARENT
This week’s note from the instructor is written by Kimberly Anderwood H
SEPTEMBER 9, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
The number of uninsured is expected to decline by nearly half from 45 million in 2012 to 23 mill
SEPTEMBER 5, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
SEPTEMBER 25, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Physician privileges have jumped from the medical staff services department to front-page news, a
SEPTEMBER 19, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
Hospital Billing From A to Z  
OCTOBER 7, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
OCTOBER 3, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
OCTOBER 17, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
OCTOBER 10, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
OCTOBER 23, 2014
SAFETY
OCTOBER 22, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
OCTOBER 31, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
OCTOBER 24, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
DECEMBER 29, 2014
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
DECEMBER 22, 2014
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
  If you purchase multiple broadcast events from HCPro, you can save hundreds&mdas
DECEMBER 16, 2014
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
DECEMBER 9, 2014
ACCREDITATION PARENT
OCTOBER 31, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
I’ve been poring over my notes from the 2014 NAMSS Educational Conference and Exhibition,
OCTOBER 10, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
AUGUST 7, 2014
MEDICAL STAFF
AUGUST 6, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
JULY 18, 2014
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
JULY 14, 2014
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JULY 2, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
JUNE 18, 2014
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
APRIL 24, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 20, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Medical practices from the "Dark Ages" are usually discounted, but the recent discovery
APRIL 14, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
APRIL 7, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
MARCH 26, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
A daylong manhunt took place earlier this week after a man abducted a female employee from a hosp
MARCH 26, 2015
SAFETY
MARCH 20, 2015
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
From defining goals, clarifying roles, and understanding the necessary knowledge and skills requi
MARCH 17, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
MARCH 6, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF, CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
From defining goals, clarifying roles, and understanding the necessary knowledge and skills requi
MARCH 3, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 27, 2015
CREDENTIALING/PRIVILEGING
With the word Ebola all but gone from the front pages, and the actual disease seemingly beaten ba
FEBRUARY 25, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
FEBRUARY 25, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
A mental hospital under fire from Iowa’s governor has fired three workers and made patient
FEBRUARY 25, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
The next ACDIS Quarterly Membership Conference Call will be held Thursday, February 26, from 1-2
FEBRUARY 19, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Take your coding skills to the next level with the latest training solution from HCPro! Co
FEBRUARY 18, 2015
JUSTCODING
FEBRUARY 18, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
From defining goals, clarifying roles, and understanding the necessary knowledge and skills requi
FEBRUARY 17, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
FEBRUARY 11, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
  Take your coding skills to the next level with the latest training solution from
FEBRUARY 4, 2015
JUSTCODING
How long is a standard bowling lane from the foul line to the head pin?  
MAY 8, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
APRIL 28, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
MAY 28, 2015
SAFETY
MAY 19, 2015
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
In February, representatives from pulmonary medicine and patient safety organizations gathered wi
MAY 5, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
Patient safety experts contend with a multitude of intricate health complications, from healthcar
JUNE 11, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
From defining goals, clarifying roles, and understanding the necessary knowledge and skills requi
JUNE 9, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
JUNE 15, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
From defining goals, clarifying roles, and understanding the necessary knowledge and skills requi
JUNE 30, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
From defining goals, clarifying roles, and understanding the necessary knowledge and skills requi
JULY 14, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
JULY 30, 2015
NURSING
JULY 29, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
JULY 28, 2015
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
From defining goals, clarifying roles, and understanding the necessary knowledge and skills requi
JULY 28, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
JULY 28, 2015
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
AUGUST 3, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Castoreum is a substance used in perfumes and food additives extracted from the castor sac
AUGUST 21, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
The tuxedo got its name from which of the following?   a. A v
SEPTEMBER 4, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
From defining goals, clarifying roles, and understanding the necessary knowledge and skills requi
SEPTEMBER 8, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
From defining goals, clarifying roles, and understanding the necessary knowledge and skills requi
AUGUST 25, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 11, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 14, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
OCTOBER 7, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
OCTOBER 2, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
OCTOBER 14, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
SEPTEMBER 29, 2015
ACCREDITATION PARENT
From defining goals, clarifying roles, and understanding the necessary knowledge and skills requi
OCTOBER 27, 2015
CASE MANAGEMENT
Pediatric residents from Penn State Hershey Medical Center teamed up with law students from Penn
OCTOBER 23, 2015
RESIDENCY
OCTOBER 21, 2015
INFECTION CONTROL, QUALITY/PATIENT SAFETY
 A laptop that might have contained PHI was stolen from a former University of Oklahoma Depa
OCTOBER 26, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
OCTOBER 29, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
OCTOBER 22, 2015
MEDICAL STAFF
DECEMBER 8, 2015
ACCREDITATION PARENT
The adoption of two-factor authentication to access health records receives a boost from ONC. The
DECEMBER 7, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
DECEMBER 15, 2015
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
The adoption of two-factor authentication to access health records receives a boost from ONC. The
DECEMBER 15, 2015
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
DECEMBER 14, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
DECEMBER 14, 2015
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JANUARY 15, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
JANUARY 18, 2016
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
This week’s Inside Story is from
FEBRUARY 8, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
FEBRUARY 23, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Editor’s note: This week’s Inside story is from the February issue of Homecare DI
FEBRUARY 15, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Editor’s note: This week’s Inside story is from
MARCH 21, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Editor’s note: This week’s Inside story is from
APRIL 11, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Fire crews in Knoxville, Tenn., rescued a patient from his hospital bed after a fire broke out in
MAY 12, 2016
SAFETY
When officials at a California hospital suspected that someone was stealing drugs from anesthesia
MAY 12, 2016
SAFETY
Greetings one and all from high above the 2012 Life Safety Code (LSC) compliance track w
JUNE 16, 2016
SAFETY
A common lament heard from medical staffs across the country is that 80% of the medical staff&rs
JUNE 8, 2016
MEDICAL STAFF
Editor’s note: This week’s Inside story is from
MAY 16, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Editor’s note: This week’s Inside story is from
JUNE 6, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Editor’s note: This week’s Inside story is from
MAY 23, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
In case your July 4 barbecues have been taking your attention away from OSHA matters, the agency
JULY 7, 2016
SAFETY
JULY 3, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Editor’s note: This week’s Inside story is from
JUNE 20, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Editor’s note: This week’s Insider’s scoop/Inside story is from The Ho
JUNE 13, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
AUGUST 3, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
SEPTEMBER 6, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
Corrections officials who investigated the April escape of two violent patients from Washington s
SEPTEMBER 15, 2016
SAFETY
AUGUST 18, 2016
NURSING
OCTOBER 6, 2016
NURSING
A review of all the regulatory agencies that affect your hospital, from CMS, accreditation agenci
OCTOBER 27, 2016
SAFETY
OCTOBER 21, 2016
RESIDENCY
OCTOBER 17, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
OCTOBER 13, 2016
NURSING
NOVEMBER 17, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
DECEMBER 13, 2016
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
As the South recovers from Hurricane Matthew, heed lessons from facilities that survived
DECEMBER 1, 2016
SAFETY
The following is a helpful excerpt from
DECEMBER 16, 2016
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
JANUARY 12, 2017
SAFETY
Based on data collected from more than 2,800 hospitals, researchers were able to prove the effect
JANUARY 3, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt from
DECEMBER 30, 2016
RESIDENCY
Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt from
JANUARY 13, 2017
RESIDENCY
FEBRUARY 21, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
MARCH 3, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
From the State Operations Manual: The regulation requires at G161 that orders for therapy
APRIL 17, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
From time to time, hospice patients may travel outside of their current hospice provider’s
APRIL 17, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt from
MAY 12, 2017
RESIDENCY
MAY 11, 2017
NURSING
JULY 6, 2017
NURSING
JUNE 26, 2017
PHYSICIAN PRACTICE
In the interest of a little summertime reading, I wanted to diverge a bit from the usual rant-a-m
AUGUST 17, 2017
SAFETY
JULY 28, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
AUGUST 3, 2017
HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
SEPTEMBER 6, 2017
ACCREDITATION PARENT
From time to time, hospice patients may travel outside of their current hospice provider’s