Monthly Archives: August 2015

What you gonna do with all that junk?

Let’s talk about your smart phone for a minute.  How many screens of icons do you have?  I just counted 15 screens on my iPhone, and each one is filled!  That’s about 300 apps.  The problem is that I probably … Continue reading

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Laughter is the best medicine – ICD10 Illustrated

You know those things you didn’t know you need until you see them? I found one today when the Internet directed me to ICD-10 Illustrated. I’m not sure how I’ve been living in the healthcare documentation field without this — … Continue reading

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The most dreaded word: ‘breach’

So, what is a breach according to HIPAA? A breach is, generally, an impermissible use or disclosure under the Privacy Rule that compromises the security or privacy of protected health information (PHI) such that the use or disclosure poses a … Continue reading

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David and Goliath — how Cerner beat out Epic

I think it makes a huge statement that the DoD (United States Department of Defense) chose Cerner as its EHR vendor. As we all know, Epic has been the Goliath in the industry for the last five years, snapping up … Continue reading

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Windows 10 is here!

Windows 10 is here! It was just released and, as I have said before, my suggestion is that you to wait to upgrade. You want to aim to be on the leading edge, not the bleeding edge. You don’t need … Continue reading

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