Getting Political
Aug23

Getting Political

Nurses are many things all wrapped up into one amazing package. But one of the greatest things nurses bring the table of care is their ability to advocate. For most nurses, their days are spent primarily advocating for the patient. When a patient is in an office seeing a physician or in the hospital for a planned surgery or procedure, or worse, for an unexpected reason, the person they turn to for help more than anyone is the nurse....

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4 Tips for Nurses in Adapting to ICD-10
Apr16

4 Tips for Nurses in Adapting to ICD-10

http://www.theamericannurse.org/index.php/2014/03/03/new-icd-10-coding/ ICD-10 coding goes into effect on Thursday, October 1. This much heralded, often delayed, new and more extensive set of documenting codes, is long overdue. Still, it is a huge change in the medical world. Write down an improper code and the office/hospital may not only not be paid, but there could potentially be a penalty levied by the government. There is a great...

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Holiday Hours in Healthcare
Dec09

Holiday Hours in Healthcare

With the holidays coming many look forward to time off with families. As a healthcare worker you may be riding in a different boat this Christmas season. Since hospitals don’t shut down for the holidays you may not be looking at the time off with loved ones, but rather caring for others during this season on one or more of these special dates.   There are a lot of fun things you can do while working over the holidays.   You...

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