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Does QA matter? Ask the 17,000 pregnant men

In case you missed it, last month’s newsfeed turned up a series of interesting articles about a medical miracle: 17,000 pregnant men in Britain. Even if you did miss the story, if you work in the healthcare field, your mind … Continue reading

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ICD-10: Ready or not …

At the recent HIMSS conference in Las Vegas I attended the symposium on ICD-10. Even though the deadline has been extended and the jury is still out on whether a delay is a good thing or not, it still looms … Continue reading

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ICD-10 meets medical transcription

What will ICD-10 mean to the medical transcription process? Assuming those medical transcription companies that are here today are still on the scene on Oct. 1, 2013, not having been acquired or retired, (and there certainly are fewer and fewer … Continue reading

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Wav files – Patient encounters with no editing?

In my travels around the state and national AHIMA shows over the last several years I’ve spoken to a number of technology company executives, being interested in their take on where technology is going in healthcare administration. Speaking with a … Continue reading

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ICD10 meets medical transcription

What will ICD10 mean to the medical transcription process? This is a question that I ask anyone and everyone in the healthcare field who might have an opinion on it. Assuming those medical transcription companies that are here today are … Continue reading

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