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Category Archives: Clinical Documentation

Kenyon Homecare Consulting

Move Beyond Typical Reporting To Discover The Best Kept Secret To...

You might have read this headline and wondered why we called coordinated care planning the best kept secret. Most agencies see coordination of care as a requirement and therefore, it is completed like "report" in an acute care facility. We are not...

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If You Were A Nurse Expert Witness, Would You Be Able...

No one wants their agency sued or your business practices called into question. The reality is, we live in a very litigious society and healthcare is a target. No one wants to see a loved one decline even if the prognosis expects it. It is sometimes...

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What’s In An ICD 10 Code?Do You Write Care Plans For...

An ICD 10 code is more than just a few digits on a 485. We may know this from a reimbursement standpoint, but not always consider it from the clinical end. I'm going to age myself a bit and rewind to a time when nurses did their own coding which...

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Working Through The Care Plan: Drill Down To Why You Aren’t...

Today, your EMR care plan isn't necessarily a true depiction of what you want to accomplish in the home. Home health agencies realize that goals aren't met unless ALL the goals are met. Unfortunately, because the construction of the care plan is...

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Stop The Madness! Let’s Get Back To Basics Where Nursing Relies...

Today, home health nurses spends more time in the electronic medical record than taking care of the patient. Nursing care plans seem more about the process than the patient. This is why the care plan is more a formality than a usable tool that...

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Home Health Nursing: Putting The Care Plan Back In The Nurse’s...

In today's world, home health nursing is more skilled and the medical home model is more and more a reality in the present and future of home care. In that mix, somewhere the power of the skilled clinicians in the home has lost some momentum. Why...

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