Grandma’s Apple Pie.

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Who is baking in your CDI kitchen? In the spirit of our theme for CDI week, “CDI Kitchen: Recipes for a Successful Program”, I was thinking about the perfect recipe for a well-functioning CDI program. So many are searching to fine tune the recipe – to get the consistency just right. Unlike a perfectly measured…

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Can CDI Programs Really Make a Difference?

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I have heard it said that the overall goal of Clinical Documentation Integrity (CDI) is to improve documentation for coding and reimbursement. Even though this is in fact a valued outcome of many CDI programs, I argue that it is not the overarching goal of CDI today. With the ensuing complexity of technology, such as…

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Telehealth Could Grow to a $250B Revenue Opportunity Post COVID-19: Analysis

Pre-COVID-19, the total annual revenues of U.S. telehealth players were an estimated $3 billion, with the largest vendors focused on virtual urgent care. Telehealth is now poised to take a bigger share of the healthcare market as McKinsey estimates that up to $250 billion, or 20% of all Medicare, Medicaid, and commercial outpatient, office, and…

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Project Nightingale

Interesting read after our Founder just gave two presentations on the future of healthcare and how “traditional healthcare” will be transformed over the next decade. New healthcare entrants including 84% of Fortune 50 companies have their sights set on the $3.5 trillion healthcare industry (18% of GDP). Venture Capital funding has doubled over the past 2 years, and AI investment is seeing an annual growth rate of 40%. Data surpassed O&G as the most valuable asset in our economy 2 years ago, and healthcare is the next big market for these tech giants. With the integration of EMR’s, health systems are very capable of capturing a significant amount of data.

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5 Tips for Better Work Eating

Don’t let poor eating habits stand in the way of health, productivity, and morale. Respect Lunchtime Don’t be a mealtime martyr. “I didn’t have time to eat” may sound like a badge of honor to some, but it’s problematic on at least two counts: first, it suggests poor time management skills and, sadly, it shows…

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Boost Your Workplace Happiness

Here are a few simple ideas to increase your level of happiness at any job. Count Your Blessings When your job has got you down, it can be difficult to find a silver lining, but the effort will be well worth it. Instead of focusing on the endless negatives at work, take a moment to…

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Use the 80/20 Rule to Beat Procrastination

Procrastination can show up in many forms, including spending time browsing Facebook or surfing the internet, checking your email obsessively throughout the day, talking with a co-worker about last night’s big game, or even spending a chunk of your time on busy work instead of more important projects. If you want to improve your success…

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Be the Employee Every Boss Loves

Every manager expects their employees to work hard and do their jobs, but with just a little nudge you can stand out. Those who stand out are the first ones to be considered when jobs open and it’s time for annual pay increases. Here are 5 great tips to get you started. Communication: more is…

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Stay on the Fast Track

Here are some common slip-ups and how to avoid them, so you can stay on the fast-track path to career success. Assuming you want to move forward in your career, avoid these common mistakes that could be sabotaging your progress. It’s alarmingly simple to sabotage your own career. An insensitive comment, your weekend on social media,…

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