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  • 01/14/16
    In today’s health care world, words like quality, efficiency and better outcomes are becoming attached to virtually every aspect of the clinical delivery of health care. I think we should also begin applying them to the clinician’s approach to documentation which is the foundation for medical coding.more...
  • 01/05/16
    Over the recent holiday, I came across a Wall Street Journal article about hospital patient and family advisory councils and it was music to my ears! The article described how patients and families, through these councils, become part of the health care team at the organizational level.more...
  • 12/01/15
    Earlier this year, my wife and I took a trip to the Grand Canyon in Arizona. From the top of the South Rim to the bottom of the canyon itself, we marveled at the majesty and grandeur of this natural wonder and the millions of years that it took to create it. more...