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Twenty-three people—nine physicians and 14 medical workers—were charged this w
APRIL 2, 2015
Q: Are records with only one MCC noted targeted by Recovery Auditors or other audit agenci
In an effort to prevent medical identity theft, new Medicare cards will not list the Social Secur
A resident is suing the University of Texas Dell Medical School, claiming she was placed on proba
SEPTEMBER 11, 2015
APRIL 9, 2014
JUSTCODING
The Company was founded in 1986 by Jennifer Cofer, a nationally recognized authority in health information management, with the launch of Medical Record Briefing, a newsletter for medical records professionals that continues to be one of the Company’s flagship products.
JANUARY 6, 2009
by Joan L. Usher, BS, RHIA, ACE, president & CEO of JLU Health Record Systems in Pembroke
FEBRUARY 25, 2015
JUSTCODING
Hackers accessed more than 100 million health records in 2015, according to data from the Depart
Q: The company I work for has long debated what to do about medical records that are sent
“The theory was that when all providers keep electronic records and they are linked togeth
MARCH 3, 2016
A: Accessing the records of family members without a legitimate business need ma
DECEMBER 30, 2014
Appropriate sharing of records for patients with substance abuse disorders should be easier under
Appropriate sharing of records for patients with substance abuse disorders should be easier under
A former employee of Tri-City Medical Center in Oceanside, California, removed ED logs containing
I have some questions regarding the CMS Instruction for Medical Review on Home Health Ce
Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha recently fired two workers for inappropriately accessing
On October 13, CMS published a fact sheet announcing an 18-month pilot program to reduce medical
“We have electronic records at our clinic, but the hospital, which I can see from my windo
Q: The company I work for has long debated what to do about medical records that are sent
By utilizing the information documented in the record, coders can report the BMI from a dietitian
Medical school applications and enrollments reached record highs in 2013, making the need for add
NOVEMBER 1, 2013
What documentation is necessary for a medication review? The regulation
Correct, complete documentation is the foundation of a sound medical record and compliant reimbu
JUNE 15, 2018
A still undetermined number of patients were affected when lab records from Community Mercy Healt
by Joan L. Usher, BS, RHIA, ACE, president and CEO of JLU Health Record Systems in Pembroke,
  Q: We received a denial for services based on medical necessity. A Comprehens
A record number of students applied to and enrolled in the nation’s medical schools in 201
OCTOBER 31, 2013
  Medical Records Briefing is conducting a benchmarking survey on electroni
A record number of medical school students and graduates applied for residency positions this yea
MARCH 17, 2017
Medical identity theft has been on the rise for some time. In fact, medical identity theft incide
A still undetermined number of patients were affected when lab records from Community Mercy Healt
Q: How many people should be involved in reviewing a medical record?
  The staff at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, is at the forefront
JULY 16, 2014
Don’t succumb to off-site, out-of-mind record storage
A record number of medical school students and graduates applied for residency positions this yea
MARCH 15, 2019
An incomplete medical record: demonstrates that care was incomplete
AUGUST 28, 2019
  Nov 12 ODF recording Nov 12 ODF recording
A new tracking device could help reduce medical errors by watching and recording a surgeon’
AUGUST 27, 2014
More than 251,000 people die every year from medical errors, according to a new study pub
A record number of medical school students and graduates applied for residency positions this yea
MARCH 16, 2018
All patient medical record entries must be legible, complete, dated, timed, and authenticated in
The slow growth in GME compared to the growth in medical schools has given rise to fears that gra
DECEMBER 11, 2015
A security breach at a third-party vendor in Ohio may have compromised the medical records of pat
Q: What types of records are covered entities permitted to share through a health informatio
Dear healthcare professional, HCPro’s Medical Records Briefing (MRB
Dear healthcare professional, HCPro’s Medical Records Briefing (MRB
Dear healthcare professional, HCPro’s Medical Records Briefing (MRB
Dear healthcare professional, Medical Records Briefing (MRB) is conducti
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Hospitals in Connecticut reported record numbers of patients killed or seriously injured by hospi
JANUARY 7, 2015
Charges alleging a HIPAA violation by the University of Cincinnati Medical Center were dismissed
HCPro’s Medical Records Briefing (MRB) newsletter is conducting its benchmarking sur
After hackers used malware to infect Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center’s computer syste
FEBRUARY 18, 2016
I have a question on medication reconciliation and the Level 1, 2, and 3 drug interaction
Not medically and reasonably necessary. Records not submitted. Lack of inpatient admission orders
Medication errors or adverse drug interactions are a major cause of hospital readmissions.
A recent salary survey conducted by our sister publication Medical Records Briefing found
JULY 29, 2015
JUSTCODING
CMS and medical reviewers pay close attention to patterns in care delivery and HHRG data. They ar
Advocates are helping workers with records find jobs in healthcare settings nationwide
Medication reconciliation is an important process all hospitals must excel at, but a new report f
AUGUST 5, 2014
  Electronic health records: Are they the right move for your facility?
JANUARY 13, 2017
MACs recently selected more than 29,000 records for review as part of CMS’ probe audits of
A University of Colorado-Denver student gained unauthorized access to Denver Health Medical Cente
APRIL 28, 2017
Correct, complete documentation is the foundation of a sound medical record and compliant reimbur
JUNE 15, 2018
Dear healthcare professional, Medical Records Briefing (MRB) is conducti
Dear healthcare professional, Medical Records Briefing (MRB) is conduc
Dear healthcare professional, Medical Records Briefing (MRB) is conduc
Dear healthcare professional, Medical Records Briefing (MRB) is conduc
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Risk: The record does not contain a legible signature with credential
DECEMBER 29, 2015
The Florida Department of Health, Division of Medical Quality Assurance will verify a practition
To identify ways to alleviate stress and burnout among medical professions, Steven A. Adelman, MD
DECEMBER 16, 2016
Palmetto GBA announced it will conduct pre-payment, service-specific, probe medical review on Hos
The theft of three desktop computers at Bay Area Pain Medical Associates in Sausalito, California
Proper documentation is critical when it comes to supporting medical necessity and providing qual
Despite the onset of electronic medical records and other ways of identifying patients, wrong-pat
SEPTEMBER 27, 2016
Facilities struggling with their electronic health record (EHR) system need to get back to basics
DECEMBER 9, 2015
JUSTCODING
HCPro’s Medical Records Briefing (MRB) newsletter is conducting its benchmarking sur
It may sound like a broken record, but The Joint Commission’s list of most-cited standards
MARCH 31, 2015
The use of electronic health records (EHR) should be guided by ethical principles that put patien
Many questions have swirled around the issue of medical necessity and how to document it appropri
DECEMBER 1, 2015
Because of the potential for serious complications caused by medication errors, including death,
Electronic health records (EHR) have slowly made their way into long-term care (LTC), with
DECEMBER 23, 2016
Earlier this month, The Joint Commission announced that it would allow medical orders to be sent
MARCH 19, 2014
JUSTCODING
  In light of allegations of falsified records to cover up delays in care, the Dep
  Dear readers,   Electronic health records (EHR) con
SEPTEMBER 18, 2014
A cyber attack has exposed the medical, personal, and financial records of more than 11 mi
MARCH 19, 2015
Medical Records Briefing (MRB) is conducting its benchmarking survey on release
Dear healthcare professional, Medical Records Briefing (MRB) is c
  Combing patient records for additional diagnosis codes reaps massive returns for Medicare Adv
SEPTEMBER 7, 2018
The 2014 Match offered a record high number of positions and filled nearly all of them, according
MAY 9, 2014
The revelation that a former Catonsville, Maryland physician obtained his Maryland medical licens
MARCH 11, 2015
JUSTCODING
  When it comes to medication reconciliation (also known as “med rec”)
MARCH 1, 2014
Q: As part of an integrated access management program, what medical documen
These Occupational Health and Safety Forms provide you with all of the updates for your OSHA Health and Safety Compliance Manual.
DECEMBER 17, 2008
MARCH 4, 2015
JUSTCODING
As helpful as electronic health record (EHR) systems may be, physicians say headaches due to gove
The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) recently released its 2017-2018
SEPTEMBER 27, 2018
First off, know on the front end that the biller is looking for those requested records. Ensure t
Every provider has basic information he or she must document in the health record, says Lisa Ging
  A growing number of medical smartphone apps aimed at reducing the number of pati
JULY 17, 2014
This book is a comprehensive self-inspection guide for outpatient medical practices. Safety offic
JULY 15, 2015
In addition to hackers attempting to steal medical records, medical groups are now facing a new t
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
JUSTCODING
Have clinicians follow up the next day when patients have a change in pain medications or increas
OCTOBER 8, 2014
JUSTCODING
There's a new threat on the healthcare horizon. Medical identity theft is running rampant and hac
As electronic health records (EHR) become more prominent, healthcare organizations should search
Electronic health records may provide a number of benefits such as improving the continuity of
DeKalb Medical is a nonprofit health system based out of Decatur, Georgia, with 627 beds across
The average price paid for a skilled nursing facility bed reached a record $73,300 in 2013
APRIL 11, 2014
Remind nurses and other clinicians to remain alert for medication errors, including mislabeled p
APRIL 27, 2017
The percentage of healthcare clinicians who say they wouldn't recommend their electronic medical
by Joan L. Usher, BS, RHIA, ACE, president & CEO of JLU Health Record Systems in Pembroke
University of Vermont Medical Center (UVM) nurses have voted overwhelmingly to authorize a two-da
JUNE 14, 2018
APRIL 23, 2014
JUSTCODING
APRIL 30, 2014
JUSTCODING
Dear healthcare professional,   HCPro's Medical Records Briefing (MRB)&
Dear healthcare professional,   HCPro's Medical Records Briefing (MRB)&
Dear healthcare professional,   HCPro's Medical Records Briefing (MRB)&
Dear healthcare professional, HCPro's Medical Records Briefing (MRB) n
MAY 14, 2014
JUSTCODING
At ACDIS we’re seeing more and more departments expand their medical record reviews to focu
Many electronic health record (EHR) systems still have issues with importing inaccurate informati
MARCH 18, 2015
A study from the University of Michigan Medical School found no indication that 263 hospitals par
FEBRUARY 24, 2015
Some patients being cared for in a fully electronic health record (EHR) environment were less lik
The average medical practice spends 785 hours a year on quality measure reporting. That’s e
MARCH 15, 2016
The latest rules proposed this spring for the electronic health records (EHR) incentive programs
In early 2014, HCPro’s Medical Records Briefing (MRB) newsletter conducted
When health information technology tools support medical diagnostic teams, they can improve diagn
OCTOBER 7, 2015
Lahey Hospital and Medical Center in Burlington, Massachusetts, agreed to pay an $850,000 settlem
The patient care plan (485) is not a stand-alone documentation system; it is the legal record of
When CMS negotiated the one year of leniency with the American Medical Association, it was a bad
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SEPTEMBER 4, 2008
Thinking of implementing a unified, integrated medical staff across your healthcare
Q: Our electronic health record system only provides for a "yes/no" choice un
MARCH 18, 2015
JUSTCODING
Despite the many promises to the otherwise, electronic health records (EHR) haven’t simplif
SEPTEMBER 20, 2016
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
JUSTCODING
ECRI: The rules on copying and pasting medical information In 2016, the
Sure, CDI practices might lead a hospital to the proverbial pot o’ gold hidden in the medic
  Healthcare CEO Turnover Nears Record High - Performance-Based Compensation May Give Competiti
NOVEMBER 14, 2013
Editor’s note: This is the second of a series of stories that will help medical clinics
MAY 7, 2014
JUSTCODING
JUNE 18, 2014
JUSTCODING
Dear healthcare professional, HCPro’s Medical Records B
Dear healthcare professional, HCPro’s Medical Records Brief
Six employees of Davis Regional Medical Center in Statesville, N.C., fell ill last month after ea
APRIL 5, 2017
Q. Can facilities require a patient to take a photo for the patient’s medical recor
SEPTEMBER 18, 2017
A record number of hospitals were fined by Medicare for having too many 30-day readmissions, acco
OCTOBER 7, 2014
  While overall electronic health record (EHR) adoption is up nationally, many phy
by William K. Cors, MD, MMM, FACPE, chief medical quality officer at Pocono Heal
DECEMBER 1, 2014
Medicare allows electronic signatures as “alternative signatures” on clinical records
The transition from medical school to residency is an aspect of physician training that has histo
MAY 19, 2017
by Joan L. Usher, BS, RHIA, ACE, president & CEO of JLU Health Record Sy
by Megan Herr Incomplete information in medical records and having to call clini
This year’s National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) Match was the largest on record in ma
MAY 4, 2018
by Joan L. Usher, BS, RHIA, ACE, president & CEO of JLU Health Record Systems in Pembroke, Ma
JULY 29, 2015
JUSTCODING
Clear records and an ongoing inventory is key to keeping ahead of regulations
FEBRUARY 23, 2017
There was a far-ranging medication management discussion held at The Joint Commission’s 201
DECEMBER 1, 2018
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
JUSTCODING
As helpful as technological advances offered by electronic health record (EHR) systems may be, ph
Hypertension is the medical term for high blood pressure. Blood pressure is the force of blood ag
Fill in the blank: Medication containers should be labeled whenever a medication is prepared but
JULY 22, 2014
APRIL 23, 2014
JUSTCODING
by Crys S. Draconi, C-TAGME, education manager for neurosciences at Tufts Medical Center and
APRIL 21, 2017
OCTOBER 8, 2014
JUSTCODING
by Josh Poltilove CMS’ supplemental medical review contractor (SMRC) has beg
The ease of copy-and-paste and lack of guidance from CMS regarding electronic health records (EHR
APRIL 22, 2015
JUSTCODING
How does working in your electronic health record (EHR) compare to using paper records?
APRIL 15, 2015
JUSTCODING
How does working in your electronic health record (EHR) compare to using paper records?
APRIL 8, 2015
JUSTCODING
How does working in your electronic health record (EHR) compare to using paper records?
MARCH 25, 2015
JUSTCODING
By John Palmer It's a broken record. No matter how many times the expert
NOVEMBER 2, 2019
Before administering medication, it is critical to have five areas of information correct: patien
AUGUST 7, 2019
Wellness among medical trainees and physicians has become a popular topic of discussion in recent
FEBRUARY 24, 2017
Consider prepositioning food and medical items needed for potential resupply in an emergency clos
AUGUST 1, 2018
  What to do when you are under medical review
OCTOBER 13, 2017
DECEMBER 16, 2015
JUSTCODING
The American Medical Association (AMA) and a group of major EHR vendors pledged to work with HHS
by Joan L. Usher, BS, RHIA, ACE, president and CEO of JLU Health Record Systems in Pembro
AUGUST 12, 2015
JUSTCODING
Logic says that electronic health records (EHR) should be a huge boon to healthcare quality. Up-t
NOVEMBER 1, 2016
A pharmacist must review all medication orders prior to the medication being dispensed exc
APRIL 22, 2014
Who should be notified when a medication has been recalled for safety reasons by the FDA or by th
After enrolling in medical school, future physicians in the United States undergo multiple exami
JUNE 23, 2017
JANUARY 1, 2019
Can the plan of care serve as a way to document medications?  
Which medications are subject to review?   A clinician must
“If we do not create more residency program slots, we will be exporting medical students af
FEBRUARY 24, 2017
Simulation training is taking flight in medical learning and practitioner ­comp
OCTOBER 21, 2015
JUSTCODING
AUGUST 26, 2015
JUSTCODING
An effort to provide physicians a streamlined path to obtaining medical licensure in multiple st
A well-trained medical staff leader is vital to the culture of a hospital’s medical staff
The number of first-year students enrolled at Liaison Committee on Medical Education-accredited m
JUNE 9, 2017
by: Josh Poltilove Home health agencies spoke up in record numbers about their co
In 2033, medical education will involve sophisticated simulation models, high-tech screening tool
NOVEMBER 15, 2013
Patient/family education on the importance of medication management is a critical component of me
NOVEMBER 4, 2014
Who can conduct the (medication) review? The regulations require a drug
Cybersecurity threats to medical devices are a growing concern. The
FEBRUARY 20, 2016
The transition from medical school to residency is an aspect of physician training that has hist
MAY 19, 2017
by Crys S. Draconi, C-TAGME, education manager for neurosciences at Tufts Medical Center and
SEPTEMBER 15, 2017
Nearly one in five Medicare patients fall prey to medically related injuries unrelated to their u
To cut down on medication errors in its emergency department (ED), Children’s Medical Cente
JUNE 10, 2014
Improve patient safety with this must-have DVD! Medication management has always been cha
MAY 27, 2015
Many San Francisco Bay area medical school graduates are forgoing residency, choosing instead to
JULY 31, 2015
  Manual medical reviews for therapy shift to a targeted approach, but questions remain
APRIL 15, 2016
A study recently published in the American Journal of Medical Quality found that medical
OCTOBER 21, 2016
New for RPA subscriber-only: Using webinars to place medical didactics under one umbrella
FEBRUARY 14, 2018
  The medical review department chose to conduct a postpayment review...now what?
MARCH 30, 2018
Since 2002, first-year enrollment at U.S. medical schools has increased 29% but a survey of medic
MAY 18, 2018
One of the biggest concerns regarding electronic health record implementation has been the prolif
Nearly all (96%) of U.S. hospitals use electronic health records, and 85% share clinical data wi
A new study published in PLOS Computational Biology used wireless sensors recording huma
MARCH 24, 2015
In general, the time spent reviewing and coding records has increased since ICD-10 implementation
This year’s National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) Match was the largest on record in m
MAY 4, 2018
Choose the pre-claim option. Be very assertive with the content of it, the record, in terms of wh
“Like nurses and other health professionals, medical residents are clearly overloaded &hell
JULY 27, 2018
DECEMBER 16, 2015
Fill in the blank: Current medications include which of the following? a.   
JULY 29, 2014
In a survey of 141 U.S. medical schools conducted by the Association of American Medical Colleges
MAY 8, 2015
The total number of students enrolled in medical schools this year reached an all-time high of 20
OCTOBER 23, 2015
It has been a little over a year since the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact (IMLC) officiall
MAY 25, 2018
We are assessing and observing if we have an issue related to medical error. Tie it to the advers
The Joint Commission last week announced revisions to its medical staff standards for hospitals a
In a 90-minute webcast titled medical-staff-imple
MARCH 27, 2015
Although there are many ways to develop a medication reconciliation program at a particular facil
The Education Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) is pilot testing an international
The Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) is cautioning international med
A pilot group of medical schools have been modifying their curriculums to test the impleme
OCTOBER 10, 2014
  At its interim meeting earlier this week, the American Medical Association (AMA)
NOVEMBER 13, 2014
  The American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC) recently announced it h
JULY 25, 2014
  Researchers from Michigan State University found that up to 20% of medical stude
SEPTEMBER 5, 2014
medication-error-prevention-six-steps-to-improving-patient-safe
JUNE 11, 2015
Despite concerns that the presence of medical students would slow the pace of care in medical dep
DECEMBER 18, 2015
Although they have been touted as a convenient and low-cost option for medical treatment, retail
MARCH 10, 2016
The University of Colorado-Denver student who gained unauthorized access to Denver Health Medical
JULY 14, 2017
Residents have a poor understanding of medical marijuana, according to a study by researchers at
OCTOBER 27, 2017
Recording use, abuse, and dependence for tobacco use with ICD-10-CM can be difficult if yo
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
JUSTCODING
SEPTEMBER 10, 2014
JUSTCODING
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
JUSTCODING
The transition from paper-based records and systems in healthcare to electronic health records (E
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
JUNE 3, 2015
JUSTCODING
JUNE 10, 2015
JUSTCODING
Q: Is there guidance on reviewing a record, such as an operative (OP) note, that has
Hospital records show that a hospital in Kirkland, Washington, tried last year to involuntarily c
SEPTEMBER 29, 2016
DECEMBER 2, 2015
JUSTCODING
  Medical staffs are discovering their governance documents are inadequate for tod
SEPTEMBER 18, 2014
If they’re a member of your medical staff, and you allow people without a license to be o
NOVEMBER 30, 2015
Agencies that select medication management as their Performance Improvement Project, or PIP, shou
Medication errors prompt many hospital readmissions and adverse events—and as a result are
OCTOBER 27, 2015
Medical errors cause 325,000 patient deaths per year, according to a new report released A
APRIL 29, 2014
The 126th State District Court in Austin, Texas, has ruled that Texas Medical Board (TMB) Rule 1
Illinois medical regulators have suspended the medical license of psychiatrist Michael Reinstein
This year, several dozen medical schools, such as the University of Washington’s Sch
OCTOBER 3, 2014
The Medical College of Wisconsin hopes to combat the state’s physician shortage with
NOVEMBER 7, 2014
Working under the theory that medical students immersed in a community may want to stay there, tw
OCTOBER 2, 2015
The average student loan debt for medical school graduates last year was $176,000, according to t
OCTOBER 30, 2015
Nearly one-third of medical students surveyed for a study recently published in Academic Medi
MARCH 18, 2016
An Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality report found that instances of medical errors fell
In the past few years, several for-profit medical schools have opened in hopes of increasing the
JUNE 24, 2016
Reports of explosions, fires, and overheating in medical carts have forced some hospitals to evac
JANUARY 5, 2017