Monthly Archives: December 2012

Top 10 tasks to tackle

The end of the year is upon us once again. Although many of these tasks should be performed multiple times throughout the year, it’s better that they be done once than not at all. On that note, I present to … Continue reading

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Happy holidays!

We’re taking the week off from blogging in order to finish up some last-minute shopping and cookie-eating with our families. Whatever holidays you’re enjoying this month, we hope you have a happy celebration and we wish you a prosperous new … Continue reading

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Cutting and pasting: OIG’s work plan

Cutting and pasting, also referred to as cloning, is not a new topic within the realm of the medical record but it has great implications and requires HIM to be the drivers of decisions and internal policies to safeguard against … Continue reading

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Ready or not, here comes Stage 2!

As 2012 is closing out, Meaningful Use Stage 2 is closing in. As we all know, the leap from Stage 1 to Stage 2 is a huge one. While physicians and hospitals have until the end of 2014 to meet … Continue reading

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An apple a day … plus $2,000 a year

One of the members of my household recently enrolled in a “concierge service” physician practice – one of those practices where you pay a couple thousand dollars a year to choose one of their doctors as your primary care physician. … Continue reading

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