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Meaningful Use Stage 2 – Transcription in the crystal ball

Do you remember the big crystal ball in the original Wizard of Oz?  As a kid I remember daydreaming about what I could foresee if I possessed the magical ball. I haven’t seen “Oz: The Great and Powerful” yet but … Continue reading

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Hey, it’s me! Over here — the patient!

In general I’m a healthy person. Despite my love for sweets, I eat well and exercise regularly. But I get sick occasionally like everyone else. Typically I’ll pick up a cold in late fall and summer. Almost immediately the fluids … Continue reading

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Cutting and pasting: OIG’s work plan

Cutting and pasting, also referred to as cloning, is not a new topic within the realm of the medical record but it has great implications and requires HIM to be the drivers of decisions and internal policies to safeguard against … Continue reading

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Election is over – it’s time to get back to work

The election is over and now it’s time to get to work. In the United States you enjoy certain inalienable rights and freedoms – privileges envied by many citizens in other countries. All U.S. citizens vote without fear of retribution … Continue reading

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Hypnotized at AHIMA 2012

Attending an AHIMA annual meeting is all about schedules and keeping up with the overwhelming number of opportunities to learn the pressing HIM issues and newest implications of legislation; and about networking with peers who are walking the same challenging … Continue reading

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