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Category Archives: Clinical Documentation

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Considering A New Electronic Medical Record? Know What Questions You Need...

Are you working on the transition away from paper? Or, are you trying to decide on a new software? The reality is that as we grow, our software needs change. If you have had the same system for awhile, you may wish you had set things up differently....

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Understanding Risk In Your Homecare Population: Remember To Protect Your Patients...

As we continue to deal with the effects to family, friends, and ourselves, we must also consider the effects of Covid on our patients. You may be thinking this is an everyday thing! However, often this focus is about the virus and not about the...

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Are You A Gambler? Are You Willing To Take Vegas Risk...

Let's think about how documentation has changed over the years in the home health and hospice industry. Many of us remember a one page flow sheet with a small narrative on back where we described exactly what we did in that visit and how the...

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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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