Monthly Archives: April 2015

What’s in your email?

These days we use email for everything. We use it to communicate with our staff, our bosses and our vendors.  The problem for those of us who work with patient documentation is the proper handling of PHI. Many facilities now … Continue reading

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Don’t get snippy with me!

There are times when you need to capture the information on your screen.  The print screen function is nice, but sometimes you only want to capture a portion of the screen or you want to point out a specific part … Continue reading

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HIMSS 2015 – MU Stage III, security, and big data

This year’s annual HIMSS convention was attended by more than 40,000 people. I feel like I walked past every single one of them. Major takeaways from the conference included helpful updates on Meaningful Use Stage III by Robert Anthony, deputy … Continue reading

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The system is broken

My father was recently hospitalized overnight and when the first round of bills arrived, they came to about $10,000. Like most health insurance companies, his had a deal with the providers, so the bill was lowered to $2,000. Of course … Continue reading

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Multi-tasking versus singular focus

Multi-tasking versus singular focus — it’s obvious which is the better path to completing tasks, isn’t it?  Or is it? Many of us assume that multi-tasking will leave us at the end of the day having accomplished more.  Larry Rosen, … Continue reading

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