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Heart Health and Compliance: Reflections for American Heart Month
February is a month filled with hearts. With the endless rows of heart-shaped boxes at the store, internal debates about the health merits of chocolate, and reminders of American Heart Month, you cannot escape discussions surrounding this important organ. Healthcare providers can keep hearts healthy for Valentine’s Day this year by working with patients to help manage their risk factors for heart disease, like high blood pressure or cholesterol.
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| Categories: AIHC Free CEU Articles, AIHC Professional Articles, Mental and Physical Health | Tags: CDC, Department of Veterans Affairs, National Institutes of Health, Providers, HIPAA Covered Entities, HIPAA, Security, Privacy, Compliance, CDI, Coding, ICD-10, ICD-10-CM, Mobile Devices, mHealth, EHR, Continuing Education, Healthcare Employees, Training, Heart Health | View Count: (221)
Care, Coding, and Cybersecurity: Healthcare Applications of Artificial Intelligence
In some ways, AI can almost be like an employee, requiring training before fulfilling its purpose. In healthcare, AI has the potential to support everything from patient care to cybersecurity. As opportunities for healthcare applications of AI increase, it becomes even more important that both the individuals developing these programs and people using AI programs at work have obtained the training needed to ensure success.
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| Categories: AIHC Professional Articles, Cybersecurity, Health IT | Tags: Department of Veterans Affairs, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, FDA, Small Business Innovation Research, Government Accountability Office, CMS, OIG, Providers, HIPAA Covered Entities, HIPAA, Security, Compliance, Coding, Billing, ICD-10, ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, Cyberattacks, Artificial Intelligence, Texting, Healthcare Employees, Training, Diabetes, Mental Health | View Count: (289)
American Heart Month: February Isn't Just for Valentines
February is a month filled with romance, but it’s also American Heart Month: a time when healthcare professionals work to raise awareness of heart disease. For instance, did you know that heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States? This month, with heart-shaped decorations all around us, it’s important to keep your own heart and heart health in mind.
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| Categories: Mental and Physical Health, AIHC Professional Articles | Tags: Heart Health, Diabetes, Coding, ICD-10, Training | View Count: (1529)
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Fighting Glaucoma and Vision Loss

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Fighting Glaucoma and Vision Loss
Glaucoma is the name given to a group of eye diseases that cause progressive damage to the eye’s optic nerve, and is one of the leading causes of blindness in the United States. Without treatment, people with glaucoma slowly start to lose their peripheral vision, and over time, can become completely blind. Learn more about the risks, treatment, and impacts of glaucoma.
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| Categories: Mental and Physical Health, AIHC Professional Articles | Tags: Vision, Elder Care, ICD-10, Coding, Providers | View Count: (891)
Internet Addiction: The Complications of Internet Gaming and Smartphones
From shopping to socializing, the average individual uses the internet multiple times every day, so what happens when that use becomes problematic, or even addictive? Online gaming and mobile phones are just a couple of ways that people access the Internet every day. Find out more in Part Two of this two-part article, where we discuss how Internet Gaming Disorder and smartphone use can relate to this unique condition.
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| Categories: Mental and Physical Health, AIHC Professional Articles | Tags: WHO, ICD-10, Coding, Training, Addiction, Mobile Devices | View Count: (2836)
Internet Addiction: A Digital Problem in the Real World
From shopping to socializing, the average individual uses the internet multiple times every day, so what happens when that use becomes problematic, or even addictive? Internet addiction goes by many names, like Compulsive Internet Use (CIU) and iDisorder. Find out more in Part One of this two-part article, where we discuss the definition, symptoms, and diagnosis of this unique condition.
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| Categories: Mental and Physical Health, AIHC Professional Articles | Tags: WHO, ICD-10, Coding, Training, Addiction, Mobile Devices | View Count: (2383)
Compliance Programs Require Maintaining Your Coding Skills!
The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) Compliance Guidances for the health care industry states that organizations should be auditing, monitoring, and continually educating individuals responsible for appropriate documentation and coding. ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes were recently updated, along with the Official Coding Guidelines. Are your skills current?
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| Categories: Compliance | Tags: Coding, ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, OIG | View Count: (480)
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Tips for Training ICD-10-CM

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Tips for Training ICD-10-CM
Preparation is one of the most important things you should do before training others in ICD-10. For some helpful recommendations about preparing your training strategy, consider formal training with the option to certify as an ICD-10-CM Trainer.
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| Categories: Compliance, AIHC Professional Articles | Tags: ICD-10, Coding, Training | View Count: (395)
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The Importance of National Diabetes Month

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The Importance of National Diabetes Month
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 30 million people in the United States have diabetes, and one out of every four people with the condition don’t even know they have it. Do you know how to code diabetes?
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| Categories: Mental and Physical Health, AIHC Professional Articles | Tags: Diabetes, Coding, ICD-10, Providers, Heart Health | View Count: (755)
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