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Coding for sepsis requires a strong knowledge of ICD-9-CM coding guidelines, as well as complete
DECEMBER 17, 2014
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The Third International Consensus Definitions Task Force updated the standards of sepsis and sept
Coders may find assigning codes for sepsis somewhat easier in ICD-
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
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APRIL 23, 2014
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As the threat of sepsis intensifies, experts push for a faster response
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
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Sepsis Sepsis
NOVEMBER 1, 2013
Four major healthcare organizations asked CMS to postpone implementation of the severe sepsis and
SEPTEMBER 2, 2015
by Amy Czahor, RHIT, CCS, CDIP   Organizations should be ab
Over-identifying sepsis and failing to code sepsis when it is present are just two of the proble
In the five months since CMS released its sepsis management bundle, a major change to the definit
APRIL 12, 2016
A study published in Critical Care Medicine shows that sepsis is a heavy hitter when it
Q: If a physician documents sepsis due to decubitus ulcer and UTI due to indwelling catheter, c
Your organization’s medical staff may never be one big happy family, but it doesn’t h
Sepsis leads to the same amount of readmissions as heart attacks and congestive heart failure, bu
JULY 14, 2015
MAY 21, 2014
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By improving compliance with the sepsis three-hour bundle, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center red
MARCH 20, 2015
ICD-10-CM simplifies coding for sepsis provided the physician completely and accurately documents
NOVEMBER 18, 2015
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Heart failure is the intrinsic inability of the heart to supply target organs with sufficient nut
APRIL 22, 2015
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Using a simple EMR alert, the hospital reduced sepsis fatalities by 41%  Sepsis is
AUGUST 1, 2018
Using a simple EMR alert, the hospital reduced sepsis fatalities by 41%  Sepsis is
SEPTEMBER 1, 2018
Sepsis mortality rates increase quickly when left untreated, even if it’s only for a few h
This first appeared in the June issue of Patient Safety Monitor. Sepsis mortali
SEPTEMBER 6, 2018
“The greatest threat to the teaching health centers is the dysfunction in Washington.&rdquo
MAY 5, 2017
Nursing home residents might benefit from a new way of diagnosing and treating sepsis made
OCTOBER 24, 2014
CMS will delay implementation of a chart-abstracted sepsis measure included in the IPPS fi
SEPTEMBER 10, 2014
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Sepsis patients may need improved post-discharge care to keep them from needing a return visit to
Q: I have been asked to build a query for a diagnosis of SIRS and/or sepsis for the following
JULY 29, 2015
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APRIL 8, 2015
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By Jennifer Thew, RN Healthcare organizations hoping to improve c
NOVEMBER 19, 2019
Sticky-fingered employees spell trouble for any organization. But theft poses a unique set of pro
MARCH 9, 2017
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
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AUGUST 12, 2015
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FEBRUARY 11, 2015
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MARCH 11, 2015
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AUGUST 20, 2014
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AUGUST 27, 2014
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SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
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SEPTEMBER 10, 2014
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  Staff retention: How to determine the success of a healthcare organization
FEBRUARY 16, 2017
JANUARY 1, 2019
More than 750 healthcare organizations recently agreed to participate in CyberRX 2.0, simulated c
Effective January 1, organizations are required to collect data for six mandatory inpatient measu
JANUARY 6, 2015
In a September 30 webinar, KEPRO’s Cheryl Cook, the organization’s area two and four
OCTOBER 13, 2015
Affordable Care Act Accountable Care Organization initiatives put patients at the center of thei
AUGUST 26, 2016
Where does your organization stand with its clinical communications strategy? It is time to find
AUGUST 23, 2018
Healthcare organizations have plenty of safety-related issues to worry about. Assessing and addre
MAY 29, 2019
While organizations should focus on performing regular risk assessments and analyses, there are a
By Jack O’Brien Forty percent of acute care organizations are at r
JULY 9, 2020
Ensure that your organization has adopted the appropriate cyber insurance, as it
Privacy and information security programs in healthcare organizations have developed and matured
DECEMBER 16, 2014
  Financial need is no longer the main driver for healthcare organization acquisit
JUNE 26, 2014
The Joint Commission (TJC) is encouraging healthcare organizations to take steps to support "
FEBRUARY 1, 2018
A healthcare organization’s culture is what drives behavior, which in turn drives outcomes.
SEPTEMBER 9, 2020
More than a dozen healthcare organizations—from AHIMA to the AHA and from 3M to Siemens&mda
  HCPro is interested in learning about physician training at your organization. P
The Visiting Nurse Associations of America has worked to launch a new nationwide organization to
More than 150 healthcare organizations, food companies, and animal health organizations met at th
JUNE 11, 2015
How is your organization doing when it comes to antibiotic use? Are you taking steps to help prev
DECEMBER 8, 2015
Accountable Care Organizations (ACO) may be struggling to form due to systems interoperability,
JANUARY 22, 2016
Accountable Care Organizations (ACO) may be struggling to form due to systems interoperability,
JANUARY 22, 2016
JULY 23, 2014
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SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
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Technology is changing rapidly, and so too are the ways in which healthcare organizations creat
How confident are you that your organization will be ready for ICD-10? Extreme
AUGUST 26, 2015
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Even if your organization is committed to making the shift to population health, it may still be
NOVEMBER 17, 2015
The average data breach costs an organization nearly $4 million per incident, according to
Ever had questions about whether it was good or appropriate to pay your accrediting organization
JANUARY 2, 2019
Among ambulatory care facilities, The Joint Commission standard that states an organization gran
APRIL 3, 2014
The CMS began its restructuring of the quality improvement organization (QIO) program with change
Certain Accountable Care Organizations would be able to send Medicare beneficiaries to a s
OCTOBER 3, 2014
Attention nurse leaders in organizations without designated "lift teams" or assistive d
FEBRUARY 27, 2015
Not sure how to organize and present all your OPPE data? Just open your toolbox! The O
More than 150 healthcare organizations, food companies, and animal health organizations met at th
On June 25, CMS posted a fact sheet about the Accountable Care Organization (ACO) Investment Mo
More organization are putting a greater emphasis on leadership skills when recruiting physicians.
JANUARY 7, 2016
For the protection of workers, patients, and organizations, hiring healthcare workers involves a
OCTOBER 20, 2016
In a bid to make it easier for healthcare organizations to keep themselves in line with all the r
Community Health Accreditation Partner (CHAP) is now an approved accreditation organization to pr
As CMS increases scrutiny on catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI), organizations
NOVEMBER 1, 2018
We’re going to keep seeing agencies cited for issues involving organization and administrat
Incomplete documentation in patient clinical records can cause your organization legal and settle
SEPTEMBER 18, 2019
The World Health Organization and International Council of Nurses warn of a global shortfall of a
APRIL 7, 2020
MARCH 26, 2014
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Are you an accreditation specialist or handle survey preparation for your organization? If so, we
APRIL 21, 2015
"It doesn't matter whether your organization is negotiating a hostage situation or trying
FEBRUARY 26, 2015
Even organizations with sound policies, procedures, training, and safeguards can experience a bre
A recent Joint Commission survey at my organization brought another topic to light that we
The clock is ticking. Your organization needs to be ready for ICD-10 by October 1. Not sure if yo
SEPTEMBER 15, 2015
Organizations should proactively identify how they will address low- or no-volume practitioners,
SEPTEMBER 24, 2015
Patients with diabetes present many challenges to healthcare organizations. If yo
NOVEMBER 24, 2015
Bad news if your organization is still a little shaky on 2-midnight rule compliance. Quality Impr
DECEMBER 29, 2015
Integrated delivery networks (IDN), faced with Accountable Care Organization (ACO) arrangements,
JANUARY 29, 2016
Depending on where you are in the country, your organization may be fighting for market share. Co
“Sponsoring institutions, like most healthcare organizations, have changed significantly am
DECEMBER 22, 2017
The Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) recently released guides to help organizations asses
As the designated emergency management professional within your healthcare organization, you have
DECEMBER 4, 2014
Not sure how to organize and present all your OPPE data? Just open your toolbox—the OPPE T
Patient safety is a top priority for every healthcare organization, but knowing where to direct
APRIL 7, 2015
Which aspect of evaluation and management reporting causes the most problems at your organization
AUGUST 5, 2015
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Which aspect of evaluation and management reporting causes the most problems at your organization
AUGUST 12, 2015
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According to the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, hospice organizations should
According to the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, hospice organizations should
DECEMBER 3, 2014
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By Jennifer Thew, RN Three healthcare organizations have been named to t
AUGUST 24, 2017
by Megan Headley The World Health Organization has recently defined burno
APRIL 16, 2020
Hiring nurses is a challenge for any organization, including home health agencies. You want good
by Brian Ward How important is maintaining high reliability organization
MAY 13, 2021
It's time for your organization to begin its risk assessment—do you know where your PHI is?
With so many moving parts in a healthcare organization, privacy and security incidents are someti
Is your organization looking for family medicine practitioners or internal medicine physicians?
The Joint Commission (TJC) is encouraging healthcare organizations to take steps to support "
FEBRUARY 8, 2018
APRIL 9, 2014
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The World Health Organization (WHO) recently released a report examining the problem of antimicro
“The basic survival instinct will cause some organizations to seek affiliation opportunitie
JULY 17, 2014
The Pioneer Accountable Care Organization model is paying off in savings, according to the Center
A Health Affairs report shows that California accountable care organizations are seeing
Opioid addiction presents a big challenge for healthcare organizations. More than 16,000 people d
OCTOBER 6, 2015
  Dear Colleague, Organizations have until Friday, October 14 to submit onli
OCTOBER 7, 2005
As COVID-19 spreads throughout the U.S., healthcare organizations face unique challenges to supp
MARCH 18, 2020
As COVID-19 spreads throughout the U.S., healthcare organizations face unique challenges to supp
MARCH 18, 2020
WESTMED Medical Group, a 260-physician group practice, launched an accountable care organization
NOVEMBER 21, 2013
APRIL 2, 2014
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APRIL 9, 2014
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  More than 40 organizations have announced their support for a single accreditati
JULY 11, 2014
Q: How should an organization handle patient requests to withhold protected health inform
Many healthcare organizations have experienced the benefits of an established and successful CDI
Investing in technology and services is a crucial step for healthcare organizations that need to
MAY 28, 2015
Many healthcare organizations have experienced the benefits of an established and successful CDI
Too often healthcare organizations find themselves unprepared for a hazardous situation or patien
AUGUST 11, 2016
Eyewash stations continue to confuse and confound healthcare organizations (HCO). Not only can th
APRIL 2, 2018
 HFAP, one of the oldest accrediting organizations for U.S. hospitals, recently updated 13 o
AUGUST 23, 2018
HFAP, one of the oldest accrediting organizations for U.S. hospitals, recently updated 13 of its
AUGUST 21, 2018
A query by CMS officials questioning whether accrediting organizations (AO) that also offer consu
APRIL 1, 2019
Does your organization have a utilization management ­committee? Did y
NOVEMBER 1, 2013
Results of a longer view Patient Safety Organization (PSO) involvement is producing dir
FEBRUARY 26, 2014
  To fully understand where your organization's risks lie, you not only need to ha
Ready or not, Phase 2 of OCR's HIPAA audit program is nearly ready to begin, and healthcare organ
SEPTEMBER 8, 2015
MAY 14, 2014
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As the largest organ in the body, the skin is subject to a number of diseases and conditio
A study released by nonprofit organization Kaiser Health looked at hospitals across the country a
NOVEMBER 5, 2014
DECEMBER 17, 2014
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The Joint Commission’s latest Sentinel Event Alert (SEA) calls on healthcare organizations
MARCH 31, 2015
To help patients find the right physicians, non-profit news organization ProPublica launched
JULY 16, 2015
A hospital transition program implemented by a Massachusetts health maintenance organization (HMO
A new scoring system can help organizations spot patients at high risk for respiratory problems a
AUGUST 25, 2015
If your organization experiences a data breach—an increasingly likely scenario—and PH
Organizations are drowning in unproductive meetings, according to author Al Pittampalli in an art
NOVEMBER 5, 2015
Help us understand how your organization conducts HIPAA training. Briefings on HIPAA (BOH
Help us understand how your organization conducts HIPAA training. Briefings on HIPAA (BOH
Help us understand how your organization conducts HIPAA training. Briefings on HIPAA (BOH
This week, Medicare officials announced the creation of 121 new accountable care organizations (
JANUARY 14, 2016
It turns out that World Health Organization (WHO) might know more about effective hand washing te
JUNE 9, 2016
One of the fundamental purposes/charges of any high-reliability organization/program, etc., is to
JUNE 23, 2016
Covering the credentialing process for both hospitals and managed care organizations, Phy
The Regenstrief Institute, a faculty-led support organization for the Indiana University School o
APRIL 21, 2017
In the March edition of the American Journal of Infection Control (house organ of APIC), there wa
JUNE 1, 2017
Two payment caps—the annual maximum amount per patient that a hospice organization
Both organizations have changed their expectations on the defintion of a hospital. CMS’s ne
DECEMBER 12, 2017
There are several strategies to consider. Among them: * An employer brand is how your organization
By Jay Kumar The World Health Organization (WHO) recently said it now officially r
JUNE 5, 2019
Lessons in preventing data breaches in healthcare organizations By Matt Phillio
FEBRUARY 4, 2021
  Why are so many organizations struggling to change the medical staff’s vie
DECEMBER 11, 2014
How is your organization using dual coding as a training tool for ICD-10? Code
MAY 27, 2015
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Are your organization’s docs ordering too many tests? It’s possible, according to rec
AUGUST 25, 2015
Healthcare organizations justifiably worry about increasing threats such as the Zika virus, activ
JUNE 16, 2016
The World Health Organization (WHO) announced a new global initiative earlier this month, one tha
APRIL 20, 2017
With all the recent focus on sexual harassment in the workplace, healthcare organizations should
FEBRUARY 13, 2018
HFAP, one of the oldest accrediting organizations for U.S. hospitals, recently updated
OCTOBER 1, 2018
If you are expecting a survey from your accreditation organization (AO) in the upcoming weeks and
MARCH 19, 2020
Q: I have been told that two facilities in the same organization shouldn’t be
Does your healthcare organization's leadership team represent the diversity of your organization
OCTOBER 14, 2019
  Organizations must continue to educate and train staff throughout the transition
JUNE 24, 2015
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You haven’t been seeing things. Surveyors with several accreditation organizations (AO) hav
SEPTEMBER 7, 2017
Dementia is an organic mental disorder involving a general loss of intellectual abilities
HCPro announced today a new membership program for healthcare organizations that face challenge
OCTOBER 27, 2009
Organizations in Florida have one more thing to worry about following a breach of personal inform
This April, CMS sent out a memo with big proposals for accrediting organizations (AO). If passed,
JULY 11, 2017
Report to Congress finds that accreditation organizations have a lot of work to do The
OCTOBER 1, 2017
In annual report to Congress, CMS says accreditation organizations have their work cut out for t
NOVEMBER 1, 2017
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
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Last year, organizations reported 199 large breaches to HHS, resulting in the exposure of PHI of
How does your organization plan to handle the latest ICD-10 implementation delay?
MAY 14, 2014
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MAY 28, 2014
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MAY 21, 2014
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The appeals process may be time consuming, but it’s worth every penny. Organizations respon
Without the delay announced in April, do you think your organization would have been ready for IC
OCTOBER 1, 2014
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OCTOBER 22, 2014
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OCTOBER 29, 2014
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What kind of testing is your organization planning for ICD-10? End-to-end test
NOVEMBER 5, 2014
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The appeals process may be time consuming, but it’s worth every penny. Organizations respon
Ensure your organization doesn't get hit by value-based purchasing penalties with a thorough heal
MARCH 25, 2015
Organizations often struggle to finalize charts after discharge so they can be coded in a timely
A statement released in late January by several organizations clarifies the definition of severe
FEBRUARY 10, 2015
The ICD-10 delay forced many healthcare organizations to rethink their ICD-10 staffing and implem
Is your organization planning to code outpatient procedures using ICD-10-PCS as well as CPT®
MAY 6, 2015
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In February, representatives from pulmonary medicine and patient safety organizations gathered wi
MAY 5, 2015
JUNE 3, 2015
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JUNE 10, 2015
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Ensure your organization doesn’t get hit by value-based purchasing penalties with a th
JUNE 23, 2015
  Organizations must continue to educate and train staff throughout the transition
Q: In the event of a natural disaster or public health emergency, do organizations still
The nonprofit news organization ProPublica has never been one to shy away from controversy, parti
OCTOBER 7, 2015
Ensure your organization doesn't get hit by value-based purchasing penalties with a thorough heal
DECEMBER 2, 2015