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How to become a medical coder

March 23, 2022 / By Robert Franco, CCS

For many coders trying to get into the health information management (HIM) industry, landing that first position can be difficult. Here are some tips to help you achieve your goal […]

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Robotic-assisted surgery: Welcome to the future

March 6, 2020 / By Jean Jones, CPC

My grandma was a nurse in the operating room for over 50 years. Her nickname was “TURP Queen.” Back in those days, if you had a steady and exacting hand, […]

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Be mindful of the patient: Would you want to get an unanticipated bill or unclear diagnosis?

May 13, 2019 / By Jean Jones, CPC

The Boston Globe is running a series of articles about patients being billed for out-of-network providers in the healthcare setting. The articles detail how patients get hit with a surprise […]

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Reflections from a laboratory scientist: Terminology’s role in U.S. healthcare paradigm shift

Sept. 22, 2017 / By Pam Banning

The American Association of Clinical Chemistry (AACC) held its 69th Annual Scientific Meeting and Clinical Lab Expo in San Diego in August, in collaboration with the Canadian Society of Clinical […]