Monthly Archives: March 2013

Preparing for the worst: Disaster recovery plans save lives

I decided last fall that I wanted to take the CHPS (certified in healthcare privacy and security) exam through AHIMA. My first step was to attend a bootcamp presented by AHIMA (which I highly recommend) after the annual meeting. When … Continue reading

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No more spam!

It has recently come to my attention that not everyone can easily tell a scam email from a regular email. Today’s blog is dedicated to giving you some tips on how to determine if you have a scam on your … Continue reading

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She works hard for the money: managing MT student expectations

If you missed it, last week’s For The Record magazine carried an interesting piece about the education of medical transcriptionists. The story tackles the divide between school and the real world and what teachers and companies are doing to bridge … Continue reading

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The hum at HIMSS

Given the size of every HIMSS annual convention, there is always a lot of buzz. One of this year’s is mergers and acquisitions – after this week’s convention, who is going to acquire whom and/or who will be creating strategic … Continue reading

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Integrating change

Have you ever heard the saying: “People do not change until the pain of staying the same exceeds the pain of changing?” I was at a state health association conference recently where Steve Berkowitz MD, president of SMB Consulting, used … Continue reading

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