Dictation: Giving Physicians a Break While Avoiding Costly Medical Errors


Overworked professionals, regardless of industry, are far more likely to make mistakes. For medical professionals, however, particularly when it comes to documentation, those mistakes risk profound repercussions for both medical providers and their patients. They’re also notoriously difficult to correct once they’ve been made.   Earlier this year, researchers from Johns Hopkins released a report […]

EHRs, Documentation Leading to a Physician Burnout Crisis

Dictation and Transcription Improvements Cited as No. 1 Fix by Docs When they were kids thinking about their future career, physicians didn’t dream of taking care of administrative record-keeping. They dreamed about taking care of patients. But extensive documentation fatigue has become a leading concern for the healthcare industry. Just this week, the U.S. Department […]

Getting CDI Compliance Right From the Start

For decades, countless market observers have warned of turmoil in the healthcare space. The upheaval and endless changes have created a cacophony of compliance requirements that leave healthcare providers—both new players and those pursuing improvements—scratching their heads about where to begin.   Organizations focusing on clinical documentation improvement (CDI) must foster an environment of effective […]

Safeguarding Cyber security Amid CDI Efforts

Original: Cyber security, Coding and CDI. Best practices to ensure best practices for cyber security are employed.   To say that the present state of healthcare cyber security poses a challenge for organizations undertaking clinical documentation improvement (CDI) efforts is a drastic understatement. Under the ever-present specter of costly cyber attacks, providers across the country […]