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House Votes to Overturn Ban On National Patient Identifier

“The U.S. House of Representatives passed a $99.4 billion HHS appropriations bill with several amendments including reversing a longtime ban on developing a national patient identifier, money for hospital emergency departments dealing with opioid overdoses, and a nod to the anti-vaccination controversy.”

Read the full article here: https://www.modernhealthcare.com/politics-policy/house-votes-overturn-ban-national-patient-identifier

ACDIS/AHIMA release new query practice brief, are you ready?

By Brian Murphy The new ACDIS/AHIMA Guidelines for Achieving a Compliant Query Practice are out. Why care…

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Hospitalist, family man, CDI guru of MedTwitter… Meet Robert Oubre, MD

Twitter is an … interesting place right now, due to the purchase of the platform by the…

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A football mindset, delivered with a nurses’ caring: Meet Robin Jones, Executive Director of Clinical Excellence, AdventHealth

What prompts a nurse working at the bedside to get into clinical documentation integrity (CDI)? Long, draining…

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