Month: November 2020

Dealing with ICD-10 Codes and Diagnostic Errors

The International Classification of Diseases (ICD) is a global tool and standard for the reporting of diseases and health conditions and identifying the health trends and statistics. The ICD codes are intended to enable doctors to acquire better data and make increasingly educated treatment choices for their patients. It is mandatory for healthcare providers to […]

How to Become a Healthcare Documentation Specialist?

Healthcare documentation specialists or medical transcriptionists create transcription reports from the dictated recordings given by the physicians. They ensure that the reports submitted by them to the healthcare providers are perfect in every aspect because healthcare documentation plays a key role in the quality care provided by healthcare providers. People interested in healthcare documentation jobs […]

Common Summer Diseases Medical Coders Should Know

From June, the summer season starts which brings with it various health conditions resulting from the outdoor activities and outdoor trips people plan to beat the heat. These health conditions and ailments hamper the enjoyment of summer holidays. Reports suggest that healthcare facilities encounter nearly double the cases in emergency departments in this season with […]

Easy Tips to Master Medical Terminology

One of the biggest hurdles for newbie healthcare documentation professionals is mastering medical terminology. Anyone who wants to make a career in the healthcare industry in the areas of medical transcription, medical coding, or medical billing has to learn medical terminology and human anatomy and master these so as to be accurate and flawless in […]

EHR Adoption and Things You Should Understand

According to some statistics, as of the year 2017, around 95% of hospitals have adopted electronic health records (EHRs) in their facilities. However, it is also seen that the facilities are not putting the EHR systems to full use. Yet, the facilities are using the data from electronic records for various purposes including – monitoring […]

Understanding the Key Areas of Healthcare Accounts Receivables

The ultimate aim of a healthcare organization’s revenue cycle management department is to maintain a healthy revenue cycle that improves the bottom line of the organization. As a part of this, the goal of the accounts receivables management team is to reduce the collection period of the facility as much as possible to ensure sufficient […]

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