Monthly Archives: July 2013

Project management 101: Setting expectations

I have written quite a bit in the past about the importance of having a project plan. We all know how to create them and we can create a flawless plan on paper. But how do we manage expectations? How … Continue reading

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Doodle for free

I admit that the title of this blog article is a bit misleading.  On the surface, it sounds like some sort of free-form drawing thing, right?  Well, you’ll be surprised to find out that it’s actually about a website that … Continue reading

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The double-edged sword for hospitals

Part of the ARRA legislative mandate includes the formation of accountable care organizations and it is, anecdotally at this point, leading to a very positive outcome for patients – a recent article on Cincinnati.com talks about Mercy Health, Over-The-Rhine and … Continue reading

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Majority of Americans oppose Obamacare (but not really)

Last month, CNN released the results of a survey on Obamacare — The Affordable Care Act. Depending on where you get your news, you may have seen a headline that says something like “Majority of Americans oppose Obamacare.” Which is … Continue reading

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More on the future of transcription

I am sharing here a response I received from a colleague on my comments on Obamacare, ICD-10 and the future of medical transcription. He makes some very salient points. I would be very interested in others opinions from the HIM … Continue reading

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