Communication is a life-long journey, so don’t stop with contrasting. Every conversation is an opportunity to develop and learn how you can continue to improve.
There is now a sharp focus on everything being measurable and performance goals must be measurable. This metric focus has bled into institutional strategies with many organizations tying their strategic goals to data outcomes.
The people who wrote the HIPAA laws did not and could not have known how quickly technology would develop so that the patient would not be able to maintain the protections HIPAA intended.
Ensuring the correct code assignment for diagnostic gastrointestinal codes is more straightforward in 2020 as long as the extent of the exam and the use of single or double contrast is properly documented in the radiology report. The current trend of revising codes to ensure clarity and consistency is welcome indeed.
The role of the patient in health care is changing. What was once considered a unidirectional experience (the doctor runs the show) has become a consumer-driven model.
These five steps don’t come naturally. You must make a conscious choice to do them. But the five steps, used in order, give you a proven plan for resolving conflict. Remember, conflict is inevitable, but unresolved conflicts demoralize a team. Therefore, you must resolve to resolve conflict, and the Relationship Ladder is a great tool for doing it.
After multiple years of delays the wait is finally over – well almost. January 1, 2020 ushered in the testing period of a program that been the topic of discussion for many years.
By Kelly Pray It’s the dreaded question outside the office that subsequently always has a well-versed answer. “What do you do for a living?” Most of us give out a job title, followed by the organization we work for. If it’s not explicit in our title, we can expand on...