Back pain is one of the most common reasons people go to the doctor or miss work, and a leading cause of disability worldwide. Most people have back pain at least once in their lives — most of us have
Ransomware, Viruses, and Computer Crashes…Oh my! Joei Morton, Functional Pathways Director of IT and HIPAA Security Officer reports there are 3 steps we can take to protect our computers from ransomware, viruses, computer crashes etc. Check them out!
There isn’t a more dangerous phrase in healthcare than “but that’s the way I’ve always done it!” There is nothing that hurts my ears more than hearing this phrase. As I’ve said before, in healthcare, the one thing you can
Patient Safety is the foundation upon which Quality Healthcare is built. Virtually every healthcare setting is working toward the shared goal of providing safer care for patients. This includes not only within the walls of each institution but across the
Standardized tests are used to accurately and objectively measure baseline status and to facilitate appropriate therapeutic interventions. Along with supporting baseline findings, they also serve to demonstrate progress throughout the treatment episode. CMS instructs clinicians to assess “objective, measurable gains”
Even if you’ve been hiding under a rock, it should come as no surprise that health care is a big topic these days. It’s all over the news, the internet, and circulating in conversations between our friends, family, and coworkers.
The Purpose of Standardized Tests Professionals use standardized tests to accurately and objectively measure baseline status and facilitate individualized clinically appropriate therapeutic interventions. Along with supporting baselines findings they also serve to demonstrate progress throughout the treatment episode and upon
Last month I blogged about therapy coding. This month, I want to talk how to ensure therapy medical and treatment diagnoses are accurate and applicable prior to submitting the claim to Medicare. This is accomplished through an effective and thorough
As April comes and goes, you will see many changes starting to take place, as flowers bloom and trees begin to blossom with the sun shining more, and days getting longer. The world of spring awaits with longer, brighter days
What is the difference between a medical diagnosis and a treatment diagnosis? How do we select the correct medical diagnosis on therapy evaluations? These are questions that therapists ask all the time. Why do therapists struggle in this area? Because