Author Archives: Definity Healthcare Administrative Services
Dr. Lyn Olsen’s presentation on The Good, Bad and Ugly in Leadership, June 2016.
This is why it is essential to have competent qualified workers, from coders to billers, in the healthcare setting. Aside from outright fraud, oftentimes there is simply a lack of knowledge and proper procedures which allow for errors and omissions … Continue reading
An Indiana court has awarded a plaintiff $1.44 million in a Professional Liability case she brought against a pharmacist, according to Reports from Mondaq. The case highlights how HIPAA requirements affect the day-to-day work required of pharmacists and other allied health professionals, as well … Continue reading
Congress is still debating whether ICD-10 should be implemented this fall or not. One of the main reasons is the possible explosive costs to practitioners including hospitals and small practices which some have estimated to be as high as … Continue reading
One thing I always tell my new students is that when you are done with my courses you should have a whole new perspective of healthcare. Our healthcare has changed drastically from one centered on patient-doctor to one that involves … Continue reading
Members of the British parliament today voted to make Britain the first country in the world to allow scientists to create three-parent genetically-engineered embryos, sometimes called “designer babies.” In the process, the babies the babies, born from genetically modified embryos, … Continue reading
Medical coding has become a critical component of quality healthcare, so it is critical that coders are well-educated and highly knowledgeable withim a wide variety of healthcare administrative areas. Dr. Olsen’s new medical coding textbook is comprehensive in order to … Continue reading